Monthly Archives: September 2012

Most Widely Ratified Treaty in UN History Marks Silver Jubilee

PARIS/NAIROBI, 14 September 2012 – Hailed as the most successful treaty in United Nations history — for achieving universal ratification and meeting its targets ahead of schedule — the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer will celebrate its 25th anniversary on 16 […]

14 September 2012|

UNEP, Cities Alliance, UN-Habitat, World Bank Launch Knowledge Centre on Cities and Climate Change

6 September 2012 – Choices made today on building design, waste management, transportation, water, energy and food systems will all affect the kinds of cities we have in the future. Recognizing this, four international organizations have launched an online knowledge centre in an effort to […]

6 September 2012|

Bangkok climate talks make concrete progress on key issues ahead of Doha

5 September 2012 – A week of informal climate talks in Bangkok ended today with concrete progress on key issues across all three negotiating groups, setting a firmer base for decisions that will be made at the UN Climate Change Conference this year, in Doha.

“The […]

5 September 2012|