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[ News ] Posted on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 12:03
Hamburg/Montreal, 12 December 2011. Today, Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the World Future Council in Hamburg, Germany, in order to establish a framework of cooperation in promoting the implementation of the Convention and its Strategic Plan 2011 to 2020 and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets. The World... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 09:39
President Zillur Rahman of Bangladesh opened the country's first urban forum this week at a ceremony addressed by a range of top officials. "We need to manage the urbanisation process to ensure sustainable development," President Rahman said in an opening address. His country, one of the fastest urbanising nations in the the region, is expected to see its urban population reach 80 million by the... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 18:55
The ancient city of Ikogunsi will comes alive on 30th of December 2011 as the junior section of 19th Osun company of Boys Brigade of Nigeria with support from Child & Green Foundation. The kids will have fun time at the pool side of the spring after a tour to the brook of the warm and cold spring. more picture a day after the event on our Facebook page visit Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 11:50
World Future Energy Summit is the world’s foremost annual meeting committed to advancing future energy, energy efficiency and clean technologies by engaging political, business, finance, academic and industry leaders to drive innovation, business and investment opportunities in response to the growing need for sustainable energy. The 2012 Summit program has been designed to address the theme... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 10:57
The Renewable Energy World Europe 2012 Conference and Exhibition seeks to integrate the renewables sector. Renewable Energy World Europe, co-located with POWER-GEN Europe, offers the largest and most comprehensive conference and exhibition for the European electricity and power technology sector. The combination of conferences and exhibitions across the entire spectrum of power generation is... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 10:22
The threat posed by climate change demands the development of innovative, low carbon solutions for lighting, vehicles, and heating and cooling systems. Since public authorities purchase large volumes of these products and services amounting to two billion euro, there is enormous, largely untapped potential for progress in the area of public procurement. The Building SPP project, funded by the... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Friday, December 9, 2011 - 11:16
1.Medium Term Strategy and Institutional Plan (TSIP) 2.UN-Habitat Climate Change Strategy 2010-2013 3.UN-Habitat Monitoring and Evaluation Manual 4.UN-Habitat Cities and Climate Change Initiative -Information Sheet 5.The State of African Cities 2010 - Governance, Inequality and Urban Land Market , UN-Habitat 6Global Report on Human Settlements 2011 - Cities and Climate Change, UN-Habitat 7.Land,... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 16:23
The final CARE-North conference will present the outcomes of the project, which focused on developing innovative carbon reduction strategies for urban and regional transport in the context of climate change and declining oil supplies. As the North Sea Region works to deal with the effects of climate change, predominant use of traditional modes of transport is leading to a continued increase in... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 16:18
In the face of a rapidly changing climate, the CHAMP project worked towards fulfilling the EU environmental and climate change commitments in a cost-effective way by supporting local action. Its final conference, taking place online from 14-15 December 2011, aims to present its results. Participants will get the opportunity to explore an integrated approach to local climate work as well as... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 16:00
In the face of limited resources, the world needs to make drastic changes to its energy infrastructure and consumption patterns. Although industries, institutions and public administrations are beginning to adopt sustainable energy policies, at the same time information technology has become indispensable in our lives, with data interchange doubling every two years. Therefore, a solution that... Read more