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UN / GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT REPORT

A top UN   official today said UN thinking on development is evolving. At the launch of the Global Sustainable Development Report, Nikhil Seth, Director of the Division for Sustainable Development of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, said that "this is a crucial time in the evolution of development thinking in the United Nations." [...]

30 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / REDFORD CLIMATE CHANGE

Actor and activist Robert Redford told a high level meeting on climate change that today, we can no longer claim ignorance as an excuse for inaction”stressing that  ”nothing less than the fate of our planet will hang in the balance.” UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / CLIMATE CHANGE

Addressing a General Assembly High-Level Event on climate change, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that with only ten negotiating days left ahead a summit  meeting in Paris, negotiations are still moving at a "snail's pace." UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Jun 2015 | Read More »

JAMAICA / SOLAR ENERGY

The high cost of imported energy is a problem for businesses in Jamaica. But a new push to use solar energy could help this sunny island prosper. WORLD BANK

9 Jun 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / YOUTH DAY

On occasion of Somalia's Youth Day, country's president called on its youth to "to double your efforts" and "work towards developing your country." UNSOM

18 May 2015 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / KIM

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced a broad strategy to end extreme poverty by 2030. Kim welcomed emerging players such as the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank and the New Development Bank, established by the BRICS countries, as potentially strong allies in the economic development of poor countries and emerging markets. WORLD BANK

7 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / AFRICA POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

At a meeting on enhancing Africa's extractive industries to promote sustainable development, keynote speaker Professor Paul Collier said "when it's iron ore coming out of the ground the major characteristic is not that you can turn it into iron, it's that you can turn it into money; and that money you can then turn into [...]

24 Feb 2015 | Read More »

LIBERIA / HELEN CLARK WRAP

Wrapping her visit to Liberia, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator met on Monday (16 Feb) with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and discussed the current stage of the Ebola response. UNMEER

17 Feb 2015 | Read More »

LIBERIA / EBOLA ECONOMY IMPACT

Liberia -one of the three most affected countries by Ebola- could experience negative GDP growth for the first time since the war ended 11 years ago unless urgent action is taken to stimulate the economy. This West African country was one of the fastest growing economies in the world last year, but recent projections show [...]

5 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / BAN POST 2015 AGENDA

After presenting his Synthesis Report to the General Assembly, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the Assembly's 17 Sustainable Development Goals and said that the recommendations in his Report “are not intended to cluster or replace the SDGs.  Rather, they are meant to offer some conceptual guidance for the work ahead." UNIFEED – UNTV

4 Dec 2014 | Read More »

 

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