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16.01.00 – DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY AND PROMOTION OF SCIENCE

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 »

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 »

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 »

GENEVA / GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX 2013

Speaking at the launch of the Global Innovation Index 2013 at the High-Level Segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in Geneva, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, "This year's Global Innovation Index shows that the face of innovation in the twenty-first century is changing. Innovation is increasingly open, collaborative and international." CH UNTV

1 Jul 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / NPT-IRAN

Irantoday in Genevaurged the West to take a less confrontational approach in talks on its nuclear programme and said that it could be a “reliable and stable partner” in the Middle East. CH UNTV

23 Apr 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / BAN KI-MOON-CERN

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visit's At CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research. UNTV  

1 Mar 2013 | Read More »

UN / WOMEN AND TECHNOLOGY

Women and girls run the risk of being left behind in scientific and technological fields if countries do not put measures in place to address discrimination and change traditional attitudes, the United Nations said today. FILE

7 Jan 2013 | Read More »

IAEA / NUCLEAR TECHNIQUES

Over the past 50 years, the IAEA’s laboratories in Seibersdorf, Austria have improved the lives of millions of people by using sophisticated scientific techniques in areas ranging from food preservation to cancer treatment. The lab is now looking to develop new applications in climate-smart agriculture and pest control. IAEA

28 Dec 2012 | Read More »

UN / FELIX BAUMGARTNER

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today met with Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner, who recently broke the sound barrier on his record 39-kilometer jump from the edge of space. UNTV

23 Oct 2012 | Read More »

 

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