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5 August 2015
Source: UNEP

Nairobi: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner today released the following statement:

5 August 2015

Addis Ababa: The recently concluded conference on development finance was remarkable. It was a platform to raise concerns, to debate on issues and to propose suggestions.

5 August 2015
Source: UNISRD

Geneva: Key references to the recent Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction are contained in the draft outcome document that will

5 August 2015
Source: UNISRD

Yaounde: International moves to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction got underway, with African countries starting the process.

3 August 2015
Source: UNDP

This R/UNDG meeting on MICs countries support is happening at an opportune and pivotal time not only for the UN System but also for the entire development world in terms of processes that will dete

3 August 2015

Lagos: Nigeria seems in no haste to unveil its climate pledge with just four months to go before the U.N.

3 August 2015

Nairobi: Alexander Muyekhi, a construction worker from Ebubayi village in the heart of Vihiga County in Western Kenya, and his school-going children can now enjoy a tiny solar kit supplied by the B

3 August 2015

Kampala: Experts from the Eastern Africa sub-region have launched a new climate-smart agriculture platform that will aid in scaling up climate-smart agriculture (CSA) practices in the region.

3 August 2015

New York: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has praised UN Member States for reaching agreement on the draft outcome document that will constitute the new sustainable development agenda,

3 August 2015
Source: UNEP

Nairobi: Over 1,200 experts, policy makers and participants today adopted the Nairobi Action Agenda on Ecosystem based Adaptation for food security and formed the Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Foo

31 July 2015

New York: The global challenges facing the small island developing States (SIDS) are the international community’s collective responsibility, stated the top United Nations official at the Security

30 July 2015

New York: The world’s population is projected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, 9.7 billion by 2050 and exceed 11 billion in 2100, with India expected to surpass China as the most populous around seven

30 July 2015

Maputo: Technical leaders from Mozambique, Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, Zambia, Gabon, India and Brazil, who serve as counterparts to the World Bank’s BioCarbon Fund (BioCF), Forest Investment Program

29 July 2015

Washington: A key pillar of the U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa, released in 2012, is promoting opportunity and development.

29 July 2015

Accra: Ghana has been selected alongside Bangladesh and India, to benefit from the 15-million Canadian-dollar project for Delta, Vulnerability and Climate Change, Migration and Adaptation (DECCMA).

29 July 2015
Source: IPPMedia

Dar es Salaam: Tanzania is expected next month to host the African youth conference on energy and climate change that will involve over 200 youth from 41 countries. The continental conference will

29 July 2015

Washington: Global climate change will aggravate problems such as poverty, social tensions, environmental degradation, ineffectual leadership and weak political institutions that threaten stability

29 July 2015
Source: ITUC

Abuja: African trade union leaders from 25 African countries gathered here in Abuja, Nigeria for the past two days (27-28 July)  to discuss some critical and urgent issues affecting workers, famili

29 July 2015

Africa today remains a region where a large sum of humanitarian activity is undertaken.

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