Daily Archives: December 1, 2016

1 12, 2016

On eve of major UN conference, alarms raised that efforts to halt biodiversity loss are lagging

2017-11-16T15:38:56+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Climate change, Forests, desertification and biodiversity, News, Oceans, Partnerships|

Time is running out to stop the global decline in biodiversity and protect ecosystems that are essential for the livelihoods and well-being of billions of people, the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity warned today, as more than 190 countries prepare to meet on this issue in Cancun, Mexico.

1 12, 2016

On World AIDS Day, UNICEF warns of sharp rise in new HIV infections among adolescents

2017-11-16T15:38:57+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Health, News|

1 December 2016 – New HIV infections among adolescents are projected to rise from 250,000 in 2015 to nearly 400,000 a year by 2030 if progress stalls in reaching adolescents, warns a report released by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today, which is observed annually as World AIDS Day. “The world has made tremendous [...]

1 12, 2016

Press release: Launch of the Economic and Social Survey for Asia and the Pacific 2016

2017-11-16T15:38:58+00:00 December 1st, 2016|News, Press material|

Bangkok, 1 December – Stable economic conditions, reported in the second half of 2016, can provide an opportunity to internalize the economic, social, environmental and governance dimensions of sustainable development in a comprehensive manner, highlighted a United Nations report. The year-end update of the Economic and Social Survey for Asia and the Pacific 2016, which [...]