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03.10.00 – ENERGY RESOURCES

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 »

SOUTH SUDAN/ UNV MARATHON

As part of activities with volunteerism with a theme of “inspiration in action” the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) UN Volunteers (UNV) in Wau in collaboration with the State Ministry of health organized running and biking to raise funds for solar panels for the pediatric unit of the Wau Teaching Hospital. UNMISS

17 Jun 2013 | Read More »

WORLD BANK/ ELECTRICITY

Providing electricity to 1.2 billion people who don't have access to reliable sources of energy is a key component to ending extreme poverty worldwide by 2030, according to a World Bank Group report. Vice President Rachel Kyte says people living without electricity have fewer opportunities to improve their lives. WORLD BANK

28 May 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 »

IMF / ENERGY SUBSIDIES

A new International Monetary Fund (IMF)  paper urges governments the world over to reform energy subsidies for products ranging from coal to gasoline. IMF

27 Mar 2013 | Read More »

 

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