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1 July 2015

New York:  The delegates at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa will discuss how to fin

1 July 2015

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

1 July 2015

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

30 June 2015

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

30 June 2015
Source: UNEP

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.

30 June 2015
Source: GCIS

New York:  Statement issued after the 20th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change, held at United Nations Headquarters: 

30 June 2015
Source: COMESA

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

29 June 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

25 June 2015

The Assembly:

1. TAKES NOTE of the progress made by the African Group of Negotiators (AGN) in New York;

25 June 2015

We the Heads of State and Government of the African Union, meeting at the 25th Ordinary Session of our Assembly in Johannesburg in

25 June 2015

Decision on Africa's engagements in the global climate negotiations:  The Assembly: 

25 June 2015
Source: UNCTAD

Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to Africa as a whole remained stable at $54 billion in 2014, with decreases in North Africa being offset by rises in Sub-Saharan Africa,

25 June 2015
Source: New Times

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

23 June 2015
Source: IPPMedia

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

23 June 2015

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

23 June 2015
Source: SpyGhana

Nairobi: Sub-Saharan African countries will promote greater involvement of women in agriculture to enhance food security, rural incomes and ecological sustainability.

23 June 2015

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

23 June 2015

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.

22 June 2015

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

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