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Mon 23/02/15
In just three months since launching, more than 30% of UNEP staff have completed the Greening the Blue tutorial on sustainabiity management and they're giving it rave reviews. The tutorial - which was developed by UNEP in partnership with UNDP...
Thu 12/02/15
IFAD has flipped the switch to power up the solar panels on the rooftop of their headquarter offices in Rome.
Tue 10/02/15
Climate change is one of the biggest global challenges we face, and tackling this issue requires completely rethinking the way we live, work and do business.
Mon 19/01/15
The World Bank, a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world, supplemented its web-based 2014 sustainability report with a stand-alone index of sustainability indicators tagged with the eXtensible...
Tue 14/10/14
More than 100 colleagues from the Rome based UN Agencies were joined by friends and family to do their bit for Clean Up The World Day on Saturday 27 September
Tue 30/09/14
UNFCCC has launched a new website www.climateneutralnow.org where individuals and businesses can pledge to go climate neutral by December 2015.Launching the website, Christiana Figueres Executive Secretary of the UN Climate Change Secretariat, has...
Tue 23/09/14
The questions for the heads of state and government and their entourages who plan to attend the Climate Summit in New York were a bit more personal than they’re used to getting from conference organizers. What airport are they leaving from? Which...
Tue 16/09/14
This article first appeared on www.un.org. More than 120 Heads of State and Government will be attending the one-day Summit hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to generate political will toward a meaningful universal climate agreement in 2015...
Fri 29/08/14
The Government of Samoa and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) are committed to making the forthcoming Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States an exemplar of sustainable behavior. The...
Wed 27/08/14
The WHO Conference on Health and Climate is now underway at the WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The three day event taking place between 27–29 August 2014 will discuss strategies to strengthen health system resilience to climate risks...
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