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03.10.00 – ENERGY RESOURCES

VIENNA / ENERGY FORUM

One thousand delegates from around the world gathered in Vienna's Hofburg Palace for the start of the three day Vienna Energy Forum 2015. UNIDO

18 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 »

RWANDA / COW DUNG BIOGAS

The UN International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in partnership with the Rwandan government has developed a "FlexiBiogas" method of capturing methane gas from cow dung to create a clean bio-gas to burn as fuel. IFAD  

28 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / TERRORIST OIL TRADE

The Security Council  condemned any "direct or indirect trade of oil from Syria and Iraq involving terrorist groups", expressing "grave concern over the reports of the access to and seizure of oilfields and pipelines in Syria and Iraq" by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and Jabhat Al-Nusra, which are listed as terrorist [...]

28 Jul 2014 | Read More »

KENYA / BAN CUB

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, concluding his visit to Kenya in the wake of the first United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), looked forward to the swift agreement on the upcoming Sustainable Development Goals and a new climate deal. UNEP

29 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / SUSTAINABLE ENERGY LAUNCH WRAP

Launching the UN Decade on Sustainable Energy for All, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that this "can bring us closer to our goals of universal energy and a life of dignity and opportunity for all." He underscored that sustainable energy is the golden thread that links poverty eradication, equitable economic growth and a healthy environment. UNIFEED-UNTV

5 Jun 2014 | Read More »

KENYA / FOSSIL FUELS

Experts say fossil fuel subsidies are contributing to fiscal instability and undermining government efforts to combat serious economic and environmental challenges. A UN conference in Nairobi is focusing on how fiscal policies can address the perverse effects of fossil fuel subsidies and strengthen government spending for sustainable development. UNEP  

28 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UNEP / GREEN ECONOMY AFRICA

An international conference in Nairobi  brought together ministers, economists, scientists and development experts to review and recommend policy action towards incorporating the valuation of natural resources and ecosystems services in development planning and accounting in Africa. UNEP

4 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / SUSTAINABLE ENERGY WRAP

The United Nations and the World Bank today announced a concerted effort by governments, international agencies, civil society and the private sector to scale up efforts to provide sustainable energy to all. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said "it is clear that we need a transformation in how we produce, use and share energy.”  UNTV/ FILE

27 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN / LIBYA

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Libya, Tarek Mitri, told the Security Council that two years since the fall of the Qadhafi regime "it is more evident today that preconceived ideas about political transition are likely to be a recipe for disappointment if not failure." UNTV

16 Sep 2013 | Read More »

 

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