Daily Archives: July 8, 2015

8 07, 2015

Development financing conference to agree ‘concrete’ action on social protection, aid delivery – UN official

2017-11-16T15:49:56+00:00 July 8th, 2015|Economic growth, Financing for Development, News|

The senior United Nations official who will act as head of the upcoming Third International Conference of Financing for Development, to be held in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, announced today that among the meeting's “concrete deliverables” would be a commitment to establish a new technology bank for the least developed countries by 2017.

8 07, 2015

Education ‘essential to vision of a life of dignity for all,’ says Ban at Norway summit

2017-11-16T15:49:56+00:00 July 8th, 2015|Education, News, Secretary-General|

The Oslo Summit on Education for Development is a chance to reaffirm the human right to education, an opportunity to mobilize political commitment, and “our moment” to galvanize international support for education, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today in Norway, where he has been attending a number of high-level events over the past two days.

8 07, 2015

Small farmers can be major actors in reducing agriculture’s carbon footprint – UN agency

2017-11-16T15:49:57+00:00 July 8th, 2015|Climate change, Hunger and food security, News|

Helping farmers adapt to the impacts of climate change can also significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, finds a new study released today by one of the agricultural agencies of the United Nations system.

8 07, 2015

Africa Renewal: Spotlight on…Loans to Women

2017-11-16T15:49:57+00:00 July 8th, 2015|Financing for Development, Gender equality and women's empowerment, News, Uncategorized|

With the Third International Financing for Development Conference taking place in Addis Adaba, Ethiopia, next week, we are highlighting a series of articles from the Africa Renewal magazine that examine some of the challenges faced by people in Africa every day.