The Secretary-General said he was particularly interested in the “alignment of the core business of the private sector with the strategic goals of the international community.”
Researchers found that the reefs in Taiwan and the Turks and Caicos archipelago will be among the first to experience annual bleaching.
Countries attending the United Nations Biodiversity Conference in Mexico reached agreements on actions to integrate biodiversity in forestry, fisheries, agriculture, and tourism sectors and to achieve the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development.
Project for solar-powered electric boat transport in the Middle East and North Africa receives US$1 million UN Energy Grant
New York, 14 December 2016 – A partnership working to promote solar-powered electric vessels in Tunisia and in the Middle East and North Africa was awarded the $1 million 2016 Energy Grant from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affair (UN-DESA), it was announced today.
The project “Solar Fuelled Electric Maritime Mobility” by SINTEF, […]
The United Nations today paid tribute to three activists who were awarded a top prize for biodiversity protection.
A new coalition of more than 7,100 cities around the world dedicated to addressing climate change at the local level named a new leadership board at a meeting of world city leaders in Mexico City today.
UN Secretary-General”s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, Michael R. Bloomberg, together with Maroš Šefcovic, Vice President of the […]
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.
More than 50 countries endorsed the statement, with a view to supporting cleaner, greener transportation – from local transit systems to worldwide multimodal networks.