Paris: Foreign and environment ministers and other high-level officials from 45 countries are set to gather in Paris today seeking to re-energise climate talks mired in technical details and
Worried that the huge successes recorded in recent times in the control and treatment of diseases such as Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), tuberculosi
As we enter the final months of the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) period, the world is at a critical moment of reflection and aspirational forward thinking.
Gaborone: The Southern African Development Community Secretariat invites Resource/Research/Knowledge Centres specializing in Environmental and Sustainable Development Research and Reporting, includ
Addis Ababa: World leaders agreed that strengthening cooperation in technology, infrastructure and social protections to drive prosperity was key to realizing inclusive, sustainable development, as
Addis Ababa: More than 30 countries and international organizations have launched the Addis Tax Initiative aimed at promoting a strong domestic tax system, including stronger tax institutions and t
Addis Ababa: Countries agreed today [Wednesday] on a series of bold measures to overhaul global finance practices and generate investments for tackling a range of economic, social and environmental
Addis Ababa: An €80-million package of funds from the European Union to support disaster risk management across Sub-Saharan Africa was unveiled today at the 3rd International Conference on Financin
Addis Ababa: Islamic finance offers a promising alternative to traditional sources of funding and should be utilized to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that countries will adopt in
Addis Ababa: Ministers of countries that had made strides in the complex task of sustaining social cohesion and growing their economies, nevertheless urged the adoption at the Third International C
Addis Ababa: Developing countries were committed to resolving their development challenges but required “space and autonomy” to mobilize domestic resources, senior officials attending the Third Int
Addis Ababa: Twelve recommendations to improve the regional response to climate change have been agreed to following a meeting for the African region at Addis Ababa on 7-8 May, 2015.
Delhi: India will submit its targets for the Paris climate agreement in about a month-and-a-half after hectic parleys within ministries, with the industry and others.
Windhoek: Through the Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) Namibia will soon be able to access grant funding totalling at least N$588 million to combat climate change.
Rome: The growth in global interdependence poses greater challenges to policy makers on a wide range of issues and for countries at all levels of development.
Addis Ababa: Partnerships involving all development players will be key to scaling up the financing needed for industrial infrastructure and projects, an important element in the economic and socia
Hailemarian Dessalegn, Prime Minister of Ethiopia and President of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, welcomed attendees to Addis Ababa and affirmed h
Addis Ababa: On behalf of the African Union, a warm welcome to Africa, and to the friendly city of Addis Ababa.
Addis Ababa: The African Union Commission in collaboration with the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), held a high level adv