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16. – SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

EAST AFRICA/ FOOD SECURITY

Four countries in eastern Africa – Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda – are taking steps to marshal the power of science to boost food and dairy production and reduce disease, which in turn puts more money into farmers' pockets. WORLD BANK AFRICA

12 Jul 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 »

IAEA / AMANO

IAEA chief Yukia Amano said the agency was "not in a position" to provide credible assurance about the absence of undeclared nuclear material and activities in Iran. IAEA

2 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / R!SE LAUNCH

Speaking at the launch of the R!SE initiative – a unique alliance of business, private sector, and academic organization committed to making future  investments safer from disasters, the UN Deputy Secretary General said “the scope and nature of disasters and climate risks are so broad-ranging and so serious that no single actor, no single institution [...]

19 May 2014 | Read More »

UN / NPT CONFERENCE PREPS

The chair of the Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) said that many states highlighted the humanitarian consequences of the detonation of a nuclear weapon, whether by design or by accident, and that "no State and no international organization has the [...]

9 May 2014 | Read More »

UN / ZERBO NORTH KOREA

The head of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) said that "the fact that North Korea is still talking about carrying out a nuclear test is a reminder that there is an urgent, urgent, urgent cause here that we should deal with." UNIFEED – UNTV

28 Apr 2014 | Read More »

IAEA / ISRAEL

Israeli President Shimon Peres met today with Yukiya Amano, Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency at the Agency's Headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The meeting comes after the latest round of negotiations between Iran and world powers earlier this month targeted at curbing Iran’s nuclear program. IAEA

31 Mar 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / RADIO DESTRUCTION

During his visit to Bor in South Sudan the UN Humanitarian Coordinator Toby Lanzer visited a radio station heavily looted by Anti-Government Forces during fighting against the forces loyal to President Salva Kiir. The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) invested over 5 million dollars in what was Jonglei State's first radio station. UNMISS

17 Mar 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / HARVEST

Somali farmers have for the first time been able to supply high quality food to the UN's World Food Program (WFP), providing supplies to be used to feed fellow countrymen. This is a major breakthrough for the farmers, especially coming from an area that faced severe famine less than three years ago.  AU / UN [...]

15 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / NUCLEAR MONITORING

Commenting on the missing plane from Malaysian airlines, the Head of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) said that if there was an explosion in the air, there is a possibility that the infrasound technology could have detected it. UNTV

10 Mar 2014 | Read More »

 

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