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03.09.00 – MINERAL RESOURCES

SOUTH SUDAN / SECOND INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered at national celebrations yesterday (9 July) to mark South Sudan's second Independence Day celebrations at a ceremony led by South Sudan's first President Salva Kiir. UNMISS

10 Jul 2013 | Read More »

GA / HARMONY WTH NATURE

United Nations Secretary-General Ban ki-moon told a General Assembly meeting commemorating 'Mother Earth Day' that “we have to confront the hard truth that our planet is under threat” and that “when we threaten the planet, we undermine our only home and our future survival. UNTV

22 Apr 2013 | Read More »

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY / ADVANCER

Ahead of a high-level event Monday (24 September) at United Nations Headquarters that will bring together world leaders, international organizations, the private sector and civil society on Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s ‘Sustainable Energy for All’ initiative, the head of the UN Environment Programme, Achim Steiner said the energy sector should be a “central player” in transitioning [...]

22 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / RIO +20 ADVANCER

As delegates continue negotiating the outcome agreement document for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), Sha Zukang, the Conference’s Secretary-General, said that “Rio + 20 is where decisions on the future of our planet, our economies, and our livelihoods for the next 10 or 20 years are going to be made” and stated [...]

16 Jun 2012 | Read More »

UNEP / GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT OUTLOOK

A new and wide-ranging assessment coordinated by the United Nations Environment Programme says that the world continues to speed down an unsustainable path despite over 500 internationally agreed goals and objectives to support the sustainable management of the environment and improve human wellbeing. UNEP

6 Jun 2012 | Read More »

UN / BAN RIO+ 20

With just two weeks until the start of a major United Nations sustainable development conference, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged countries to step up efforts to achieve concrete decisions to reduce poverty while promoting clean energy and more sustainable and fair use of resources. UNTV / FILE

6 Jun 2012 | Read More »

UN /PEACE AND SECURITY CLIMATE CHANGE

US Ambassador Susan Rice told the Security Council today that its failure to reach consensus on climate change as a threat to peace and security “is more than disappointing, it’s pathetic, it’s short-sighted and frankly it is a dereliction of duty.” UNTV / FILE

20 Jul 2011 | Read More »

UNEP / STEINER BIODIVERCITIES ADVANCER

A UNEP report being released on Thursday highlights cities dependence on nature and illustrates how ecosystem services can provide cost effective solutions to municipal services. UNEP/UNTV/ WORLD BANK/ MEA/ UNICEF/ WHO

8 Sep 2010 | Read More »

UN / BOLIVIA CLIMATE CHANGE

Bolivian Ambassador Pablo Salon says that the next Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change needs to work “in a transparent way that is balanced” and warns that without a climate agreement in Mexico at the end of the year, “we are going to suffer a disaster.” UNTV

16 Jun 2010 | Read More »

GUYANA / MERCURY POISONING

As the demand for gold grows in Guyana, so too do its dangers to miners and the environment from the mercury used in the process. To minimize the risks of mercury poisoning, the government of Guyana enacts new laws to protect its people and the environment. UNTV / VIDEOMEGA PRODUCTIONS

15 Aug 2009 | Read More »

 

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