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Reactions as UN releases 2023 Adaptation Gap Report

Despite the clear signs of accelerating climate risks and impacts worldwide, the adaptation finance gap is widening and now stands at between $194 billion and...

60m people in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in Horn of Africa – UN

UN humanitarian agencies on Monday, June 26, 2023, said that no fewer than 60 million people in the Horn of Africa were in urgent...

UN, NEMA partner on strengthening local govts response to disasters

The Office of the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General on Disaster Risk Reduction says it will support Nigeria in building capacities...

New green industrial age can be the breakthrough for SDGs – UN

Amid growing food and energy crises, an uncertain global economic outlook, and the escalating impacts of climate change, the United Nations (UN) on Wednesday,...

UN calls for Africa’s leadership, commitment, action on SDGs

The United Nations (UN) has called for African countries’ solidarity, leadership, commitment and action in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. UN’s Deputy...

UN seeks $2bn support for Somalia to address drought, famine

UN and partners on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, solicited the support of international community to raise $2.6 billion to assist some 7.6 million people...

Fossil fuel producers without credible net zero targets should not be in business – Guterres

Speaking at the General Assembly meeting in New York on Monday, February 6, 2023, UN Secretary-General António Guterres directly targeted the fossil-fuel industry, warning...

2023: UN agencies warn again of hunger in West, Central Africa

The UN agencies say the number of hungry people in West and Central Africa can reach a record high of 48 million in 2023,...

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Senator Abaribe leads African MPs’ climate finance demand to the G7

Parliamentarians from across Africa, led by Nigerian Senator, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has called on G7 countries to show more commitment...
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While some chemical pollutants reducing in the environment, new ones keep popping up – Study

A comprehensive global study of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) – health-endangering chemicals that stay in the environment over decades...

EU hopes Azerbaijan will achieve best results at COP29

Azerbaijan, hosting COP29 as one of the key players in the fight against global climate change, will achieve the...

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Senator Abaribe leads African MPs’ climate finance demand to the G7

Parliamentarians from across Africa, led by Nigerian Senator, Enyinnaya...

While some chemical pollutants reducing in the environment, new ones keep popping up – Study

A comprehensive global study of persistent organic pollutants (POPs)...
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