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9 September 2015

Nairobi: As the clock on the timeframe for Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ticks away, the regional Assembly is gearing up to take a more central role in the implementation of the Post 2015 Age

8 September 2015

Maputo: African leaders and experts on disaster risk are moving ahead on detailed planning of implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the new global agreement on reducin

26 August 2015

New York: The climate change agreement world leaders are expected to sign in December “has to take us to a less than 2 degree global warming path because that is the ultimate test of the whole pack

21 August 2015

One of the many baffling aspects of the post-2015/Sustainable Development Goal process is how little research there has been on the impact of their predecessor, the Millennium Development Goals.

21 August 2015

Harare:  "Botswana to Chair Review of SADC".

21 August 2015

London: We may not be on an emissions pathway to avoid dangerous climate change just yet, but that doesn’t mean we’re on track for failure. 

21 August 2015

Brussels: Let me now turn to the main topic of my intervention today, which is to update you about climate talks ahead of the Paris conference. In just over 100 days, we will meet in Paris for one

19 August 2015
Source: UNFCCC

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has submitted its new climate action plan to the UN Framework Conven

19 August 2015

Africa’s energy challenges are immense. Power shortages diminish the region’s growth by 2-4 percent a year, holding back efforts to create jobs and reduce poverty.

19 August 2015

Preamble: God – Whom we know as Allah – has created the universe in all its diversity, richness and vitality: the

18 August 2015
Source: IOL

Cape Town:  African economies lose up to 25 percent of GDP through floods and droughts in a continent where 35 percent of people do not have access to safe drinking water, according to Unesco’s Afr

18 August 2015

London:  An independent expert taskforce from the UK and USA has outlined key recommendations to safeguard against threats to food supplies in a new report for the Global Food Security programme.

18 August 2015
Source: UNEP

Istanbul: It is a great pleasure to have the opportunity to address you here, in Istanbul, and witness the commitment of a commun

18 August 2015

New York:  The final version of a draft 'Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development' was agreed on 2 August.  It replaces the text dated 1 August. 

18 August 2015

A consultation on the indicators to measure the success of the forthcoming Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was started yesterday by the UN Statistical Commission.

18 August 2015

The past decade has witnessed a surge of interest in science and technology in Africa.

18 August 2015
Source: FEMNET

African women applaud the new "2030 Agenda" for having the promise of being truly transformative for women and girls around the world.

17 August 2015
Source: New Times

Kigali: Starting today, Rwanda will be hosting the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) workshop, that aims at strengthening Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAM

12 August 2015

New York: Geographic information about people and the planet is critical to making better decisions and using resources more wisely, and will be vital to achieving the new Sustainable Development G

12 August 2015

New York: It is vital that countries make the necessary investments to carry out the new sustainable development agenda that will be formally adopted next month, says a senior United Nations offici

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