Nairobi: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner today released the following statement:
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.
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
Yaounde: International moves to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction got underway, with African countries starting the process.
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
Lagos: Nigeria seems in no haste to unveil its climate pledge with just four months to go before the U.N.
Bulawayo: With the U.N.
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
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.
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,
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
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
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
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
Washington: A key pillar of the U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa, released in 2012, is promoting opportunity and development.
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).
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
Washington: Global climate change will aggravate problems such as poverty, social tensions, environmental degradation, ineffectual leadership and weak political institutions that threaten stability
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
Africa today remains a region where a large sum of humanitarian activity is undertaken.