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16.01.00 – DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY AND PROMOTION OF SCIENCE

WORLD BANK / HORN OF AFRICA FUNDING

Leaders of global and regional institutions are in the Horn of Africa to pledge political support and major new financial assistance for countries in the region, totalling more than (USD) 8 billion over the coming years. WORLD BANK

27 Oct 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / HAITI INFRASTRUCTURE

The World Bank Group announced two major initiatives today – a pledge of millions to fight cholera in Haiti and an initiative potentially worth trillions to raise private money for global infrastructure. WORLD BANK / FILE

9 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SAMOA / SIDS OPENING WRAP

In the Samoan capital Apia, over 100 countries are currently meeting at a UN conference to discuss the issues faced by Small Island Developing States or SIDS. The conference is looking at ways of helping those countries to deal with issues like climate change – with a clear focus to build partnerships to find solutions. [...]

1 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SAMOA / PRINCE OF SALEAPAGA

The villagers of Siupapa, sub-village of Saleapaga, the Prime Minister of Samoa’s Village, are waiting in anticipation. A very rare ceremony is happening. During the Small Islands Conference in Samoa, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is visiting Siupapa – the village that has decided to name him not only a new “Matai”, chief – but also [...]

1 Sep 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 »

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 »

 

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