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[News] Posted on Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
Nine essential ingredients for happier, healthier cities What’s the recipe for happier cities? When we ask this question of friends who design and plan cities, they are unfailingly generous with their opinions. Some architects answer that it’... Read more
This event will usher in the new year 2012 across the globe. Various cities will treat their inhabitants to local delicacies and music.
World Future Energy Summit is the world’s foremost annual meeting committed to: Advancing future energy, Energy efficiency & 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.
As people relax during the holidays, it is harvest time for criminals who target houses and crowded places to snatch valuables. During this festive season, crime takes various forms including burglary, car break-ins, shopping mall thefts, shopping scams, drunken fighting, drunken driving, domestic violence and petty crimes. In light of the threats facing Kenyan civilians, especially due to the... Read more
Message from Mr. Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the CBD, on the occasion of the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 12:35
The global South comprises more than 70 per cent of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Developing countries face tremendous challenges in halting the loss of biodiversity and mitigating the risks of biodiversity losses. For the least developed countries, the landlocked developing countries, small island developing States and Africa in general, the requirements for... Read more
This Thursday (22nd) Thai Airways International (THAI) is set to be the first airline in Asia to fly a commercial passenger flight using biofuels to support the Company's Travel Green initiative which is part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. THAI will operate the first passenger biofuels flight on December 22nd from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Passengers will consist of 100... Read more
A UN-HABITAT slum upgrading project in Accra, Ghana has received accolades for the positive impact it has made on the life of the beneficiaries. At the culmination of a recent three day Conference for Housing Excellence the UN-HABITAT sponsored Slum Upgrading Facility project in Ashaiman- an Accra low income housing area- was judged the best social innovative housing project for the urban poor... Read more
Thanks to a USDv 4.6 million grant from the government of Sweden through the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), UN-Habitat this week announced the launch of the thrid phase the Kosovo Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme. Since the end of the war in Kosovo in 1999, UN-HABITAT has been promoting good governance, security of tenure, sustainable human settlements development... Read more
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
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
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 www.facebook.com/... Read more