New York: The delegates at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa will discuss how to fin
New York: Despite witnessing exceptional growth in development finance in recent years, Africa is still faced with the arduous task of mobilizing adequate resources to fund its growth and future t
New York: Sanusi Lamido, a former governor of the central bank of Nigeria, once railed against his country for spending “huge resources importing consumer goods from China that should be produced
New York: Welcoming what he called a “gratifying shift” in the climate change dialogue, the President of Kiribati today urged the international community to ponder ways to further contribute to tha
Mahe: I am delighted to be here today, to address the opening of this important convention in a year that is critical to humanity's sustainable development aspirations.
New York: Statement issued after the 20th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change, held at United Nations Headquarters:
Lusaka: Thirty journalists from across Africa who specialize on environmental issues participated in a two day training in Lusaka, Zambia on Climate Change Reporting in the framework of Post- 2015
New York: The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development began its 2015 annual session (Friday 26th), with a focus on its role in reviewing the implementation of the post-2015 developmen
1. TAKES NOTE of the progress made by the African Group of Negotiators (AGN) in New York;
We the Heads of State and Government of the African Union, meeting at the 25th Ordinary Session of our Assembly in Johannesburg in
Decision on Africa's engagements in the global climate negotiations: The Assembly:
Nairobi: Kenya is bleeding.
Kigali: A new campaign to stop Africa from ‘bleeding’ is to be launched today in Nairobi by the Tax Justice Network-Africa (TJN-A), a coalition of researchers and activists focused on the harmful
Dar es Salam: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessment Report (AR5) has provided an alarming report showing that Africa’s agricultural sector will lose USD 311m/- every year
Pretoria: African cities should expand and increase their capacity to cater for influxes of residents as rural to urban migration and international relocation continued, said African Union Commissi
Nairobi: Sub-Saharan African countries will promote greater involvement of women in agriculture to enhance food security, rural incomes and ecological sustainability.
For local government to play its full role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, it needs to be empowered, capacities need to be reinforced, governance strengthened and cit
The UN Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa in July 2015 will pave the way for the implementation of the post-2015 development agenda.
New York: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the release of Pope Francis’ Papal Encyclical in which the leader of the Catholic Church deplored climate change as one of the pr