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03.10.00 – ENERGY RESOURCES

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 »

BANGLADESH / SOLAR POWER

Bangladesh has become the world's fastest growing market for solar home systems. Solar energy is not only replacing expensive fuels, it also has become a tool of social change, empowering girls and women. (WORLD BANK)

15 Aug 2013 | Read More »

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 »

IAEA / NUCLEAR SECURITY MEETING ADVANCER

From 1-5 of July some 35 Ministers and over 1,200 participants from more than 100 States will meet at the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria to discuss ways to strengthen nuclear security worldwide. IAEA

28 Jun 2013 | Read More »

 

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