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1 ‘Climate action starts in the kitchen,’ says UN, launching #Recipe4Change campaign
( Environment, Shelter )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

4 November 2016 – With the Paris Agreement on climate change entering into force today, famed chefs Joan, Josep and Jordi Roca are joining the United Nations ...

Created on 2016-11-04 19:47:51
2 A Look at St Lucia’s Recycling Revolution
( Global Compact News )

Content by: South-South News

25 August 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – St. Lucia is a Caribbean island forever known for its rugged terrain, beautiful beaches, and lush forests.

Created on 2014-08-25 04:00:00
3 Africa risks large meningitis outbreak
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

International partners call for immediate increase in vaccine production to ward off danger

​28 JULY 2015 | GENEVA -With Africa at risk of a large meningitis outbreak, an acute shortage of meningitis C-containing vaccine threatens to severely limit the world’s ability to minimi...

Created on 2015-07-28 09:30:00
4 After Years of Progress, Kenya at a Crossroads
( The Global Observatory )

United States President Barack Obamas July visit to his fathers ancestral homeelicited a lot of hope for a country working to maintain its reputation as an is...

Created on 2015-08-04 13:51:47
5 An emergency within an emergency: caring for Ebola survivors
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

7 August 2015 | Freetown -New research shows Ebola survivors most commonly face severe joint pains, eye problems leading to loss of vision in some cases, severe fatigue, headaches, poor concentration, and mental health challenges after recovery from acute Ebola Virus Disease.

Created on 2015-08-07 09:00:00
6 Back women’s movements for a real chance at equality
( SciDev News )
A new language of ‘transformation’ has emerged. The next step is to go beyond rhetoric, says Henrietta Miers.

The development sector’s focus on gender has moved away from the paradigms of the past — now believed to be too t...
Created on 2017-01-30 13:00:00
7 Book Review: Building Leadership in Global Disease Response
( The Global Observatory )

The development of what is being hailed as a breakthrough Ebola vaccine by a global partnership of researchers, governments, NGOs, companies, and funders has shown the value...

Created on 2015-08-05 14:40:19
8 Can Finance Work for the Environment?
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

14 July 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Brendan Pastor - Financial tools for addressing climate change have become an important and growing area of public policy, particularly in the run-up to the COP21 Conference in Paris later this year. But many experts have argued that the current state of global and domestic finance is fundamentally not...

Created on 2015-07-14 22:35:08
9 Can Japan’s Prime Minister Bury the Past Without Jeopardizing His Future Goals?
( The Global Observatory )

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abes statement last week on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II was seen as too qualified an apology to satisfy China, South Korea, a...

Created on 2015-08-20 14:28:41
10 Can New Sustainable Development Goals Add Firepower to the War on War?
( The Global Observatory )

Over the last few years, the war on war (to borrow a phrase coined by scholar Joshua Goldstein) has moved in the wrong direction. After decades of progress, the last three years have seen an upswing of both armed conflict...

Created on 2015-08-10 16:38:39
11 Centre for Social Protection newsletter 35
( Institute of Development Studies )

Welcome to the thirty fifth issue of the Centre for Social Protection Newsletter. The CSP is a global network of academics, policy-makers, NGOs and others who are working together to mainstream social protection in development policy an...

Created on 2016-08-01 15:27:04
12 Comments by the UNEP Executive Director at the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Organization
( UNEP Press Releases )

Content by: UN Environmental Programme

 

 

28 April 2015 - Director General,

Excellences,

Colleagues from the multilateral environmental agreements,

Ladies and Gentlemen

Let me begin by saying "Happy Birthday."

For a 20-year old, the World Trade Organization (WTO) bears a heavy burden that do...

Created on 2015-04-28 05:10:00
13 COP21: UN emphasizes crucial impact of young and future generations to tackle climate change
( Cop21 Latest News Official Website )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

3 December 2015 – The halls of the United Nations climate change conference (COP21) grew livelier today as hundreds of participants gathered to mark “young and futur...

Created on 2015-12-03 05:00:00
14 Despite Setbacks, Habré Trial Suggests New Path for African Justice
( The Global Observatory )

The trial of former Chadian president Hissne Habr in Dakar, Senegal, currently postponed until September 7, marks a significant development in the global effort to bring justice to the victims of authoritarian leaders.

Created on 2015-07-23 15:01:10
15 Dialogue Remains Critical as Hopes Rise for Cyprus Deal
( The Global Observatory )

The latest round of peace talks aimed at resolving Cypruss 41-year-old frozen conflict is set to resumein the last week of August, and recent statements and actions by the islands leaders have given Created on 2015-08-19 15:22:06

16 Drawing lessons for development and security from the ‘Mano River War’
( Institute of Development Studies )

For the past 25 years the Mano River Basin in West Africa has been an area of violent upheavals and political instability. A Created on 2016-04-26 15:22:41

17 Endurance of Shining Path Shows Peace in Latin America a Long Road
( The Global Observatory )

In late July, as millions of Peruvians prepared to celebrate their countrys Independence Day, government forces descended upon Sector 5, a guerrilla installment in the heart of the coca-producing region of Junn.

Created on 2015-08-11 14:56:02
18 Engaging, Learning and Transforming since 1966 – IDS turns 50
( Institute of Development Studies )

Fifty years on from its founding as a ‘special institution’ and Britain's first national institute of development studies, IDS marks its official birthday of 20 April by launching an Created on 2016-04-26 16:22:43

19 Exploring the state, market and society triad for a new development era
( Institute of Development Studies )

The IDS 50th anniversary conference ‘States, Markets and Society’ brought together over 200 academics, donors, polic...

Created on 2016-08-01 15:27:02
20 Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi to Boost Environmental Information for Decision-makers
( UNEP Press Releases )

Content by: UN Environmental Programme 

The Congo River north of Mbandaka, Equateur Province.

Abu Dhabi, 1 April 2015 - Over 650 delegates from government, UN bodies, the non-governmental sector, private sector, academia and civil society will gather in Abu Dhabi between 6 and 8 October for the Eye on Earth Summit 2015, to bridge the informat...

Created on 2015-04-01 05:00:00

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