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Monthly Archives: October, 2016

OPEC lauds UNFCCC over Paris Agreement

Secretary General of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, has congratulated Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework...

UN talks open to set the stage for global land stewardship

“Ignoring land degradation neutrality (LDN) could be political suicide,” said Monique Barbut, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD),...

Peru launches INFOCARBONO, digital GHG inventory

A central component of the Paris Agreement is to strengthen transparency requirements to better hold countries accountable for their commitments. National transparency mechanisms provide...

IISD launches knowledge hub on SDGs

A new online knowledge hub launched on Tuesday provides an unparalleled view of multilateral, national and sub-national efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals...

How Nigeria can achieve sustainable solid waste management

It is crystal clear that the growing population, rapid urbanisation and rising standard of living have accelerated the domestic solid waste generation rate in...

My life, by Hamzat Lawal (1)

“As we have no immediate experience of what other men feel, we can form no idea of the manner in which they are affected,...

Images: Ban Ki-moon at Habitat III in Quito

United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, is in Quito, Ecuador for the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, otherwise known as Habitat...

Cities request support for transition to low carbon

Mayors of the world’s major cities have called for national governments and international financial institutions to help finance low-carbon and sustainable projects. These reforms are crucial...

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GIZ, stakeholders call for inclusion of African women in energy transition

Participants at a function on African Women for the Energy Transition in Lagos on Friday, June 24, 2022, called for...
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Kenya TV duo wins 2022 African climate change reporting Award

Raquel Muigai and Agnes Oloo are joint winners of the 2022 African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting (ACCER) Award....

Vera Songwe: An Africa-G7 energy and food security grand bargain

Europe, the US, and Africa are all reeling from the prolonged Russia/Ukraine crisis. They need to forge a new grand bargain...

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GIZ, stakeholders call for inclusion of African women in energy transition

Participants at a function on African Women for the Energy...

Kenya TV duo wins 2022 African climate change reporting Award

Raquel Muigai and Agnes Oloo are joint winners of...