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1 New Kinds Of Forests Springing Up In Cities
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

11 April 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - A new kind of forest is budding up in the world and its roots are not set under the earth, but rather on material foundation, like stone and concrete.

Created on 2013-04-11 04:00:00
2 ‘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
3 "A Once-In-A-Generation Opportunity" –Rio+20
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

29 May 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - "We are close – close to a once-in-a-generation opportunity to define the future of the seven -- soon to be nine -- billion people living on our planet," said Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser

Created on 2012-05-29 04:00:00
4 “Forest Heroes” Honored In Istanbul
( Global Development )

Photo: Un Photo

Content by: South-South News

It is a sad irony that the landscape that serves as the host of the greatest number of the earth's terrestrial species is also among the most...

Created on 2013-04-12 15:45:20
5 $100 Billion UN Climate Fund Gets To Business
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

24 August 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - The United Nation's Green Climate Fund (GCF), which is aiming to direct $100 billion a year to assist poor countries to adapt to and mitigate climate change,

Created on 2012-08-24 04:00:00
6 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
7 Afghanistan And UN Agencies Team Up To Combat Climate Change
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo / Luke Powell

Content by: South-South News

11 October 2012, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - The government of Afghanistan is teaming up with the United Nations in an effort to fight off the effects of Global warming in the country.

Created on 2012-10-11 04:00:00
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 Asia-Wide Meeting Held To Reduce Air Pollutants
( Global Development )

Photo: UNEP

Content by: South-South News

5 February 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) is hosting a first ever Asia-wide meeting in Bangkok, Thailand,

Created on 2013-02-05 05:00:00
12 Australia 'World Leader Of Ocean Protection'
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

19 November 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - On Friday, Australia formally declared more than 2.3 million square kilometres (888,035 square miles) of ocean along its coast -spanning from South Australia,

Created on 2012-11-19 05:00:00
13 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
14 Ban urges the world to action on climate change at Abu Dhabi Ascent Summit
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Content by: South-South News

6 May 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman -   Created on 2014-05-06 21:12:11

15 Bhutan Bans Pesticides And Herbicides From Its Borders
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

13 February 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - Declaring the ban of all sales of pesticides and herbicides from its borders, the Kingdom of Bhutan is on its way to ensuring itself as becoming the first country to produce exclusively organic food.

Despite many development challenges as with any ...

Created on 2013-02-13 05:00:00
16 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
17 Can Finance Work for the Environment?
( World News SSN )

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
18 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
19 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
20 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


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