Daily Archives: December 1, 2016

112, 2016

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

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.

112, 2016

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

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 progress […]

112, 2016

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

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 was […]