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PERU / PEREZ DE CUELLAR

The Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon had met in Tuesday ( 3 Dec ) with Javier Felipe Ricardo Pérez de Cuéllar who served as Secretary –General from 1982 to 1991. Pérez de Cuéllar, who is 93, was recently released from the hospital after being treated for respiratory problems.  UNIC

4 Dec 2013 | Read More »

PERU / BAN

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says poverty eradication must be a priority, and sustainable development the guide and principle.  Speaking at the General Conference of UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) in Lima, Peru, the Secretary General said economic growth should be driven by industrial development – in an inclusive and sustainable way. UNIDO/Linx

2 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / SUSTAINABLE ENERGY

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today (24 September)  the objectives of the  Sustainable Energy for All Initiative  —  universal access to modern energy services by 2030    —  are ambitious but can be reached through "bold policies, greater investments, and innovative partnerships betweens the public and private sectors."  UNTV

24 Sep 2012 | Read More »

IMF / ICELAND ECONOMIC RECOVERY

As the first country to experience the full force of the global economic crisis, Iceland is now held up as an example by some of how to overcome deep economic dislocation without undoing the social fabric. IMF

31 Dec 2011 | Read More »

MALI / SHEA BUTTER

Recently, Mali has taken steps to turn more of its natural wealth into wealth that can benefit the people of the country. The west African state is blessed with millions of Shea trees that grow wild throughout the country. Once processed the fruit from these trees can be used to make soaps and other cosmetic [...]

24 Dec 2011 | Read More »

GHANA / LIBERIAN REFUGEES

Since 2007 the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has been helping train refugees, working with FAO and UNHCR as UN Joint Program. For Liberian refugees who’ve stayed in Ghana or gone home to Liberia, becoming self-reliant has transformed their lives. From devastation and conflict, they’ve found the way ahead to human security and peace. UNIDO

3 Dec 2011 | Read More »

RWANDA / HYDROPOWER

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has been working with the Rwandan government on mini hydropower construction, for clean, green and affordable energy. UNIDO

10 Jun 2011 | Read More »

CLIMATE CHANGE / BIOFUELS

UNEP says that although substituting petrol with biofuels can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 70 percent, not all biofuel production has a positive impact on emissions. UNEP / UNTV / FILE 

16 Dec 2009 | Read More »

VIENNA / GENERAL COUNCIL

The President of Iceland and the Prime Ministers of Kenya, Lesotho and Tanzania are among the high ranking officials from around the world attending the 5-day General Conference of UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) in Vienna. This year’s thematic focus is on “green industries” and the opportunities they offer for developing countries in the [...]

7 Dec 2009 | Read More »

VIENNA / LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES

The impact of the economic crisis on the Least Developed Countries’ (LDCs) productive capacities and trade prospects will be the focus of a UNIDO Ministerial-level Conference that opens today in Vienna. UNIDO

3 Dec 2009 | Read More »

 

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