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[ Event ] Posted on Monday, November 28, 2011 - 15:07
The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will take place in Durban, South Africa. Since the UNFCCC entered into force in 1995, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UNFCCC have been meeting annually to assess progress in dealing with climate change. The COP adopts decisions and resolutions, published in reports of the... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Monday, November 28, 2011 - 14:37
BERLIN/GENEVA, 21 November 2011—A new report by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), released today shows that 2011 was a game changing year for the AIDS response with unprecedented progress in science, political leadership and results. The report also shows that new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths have fallen to the lowest levels since the peak of the epidemic. New HIV... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Monday, November 28, 2011 - 14:32
GENEVA, 27 November 2011—The unprecedented results and progress achieved by the global AIDS response in 2011 must be sustained and accelerated. Latest data from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) shows that new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths have fallen to the lowest levels and more than 6.6 million people now have access to HIV treatment. Greater investments in... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Monday, November 28, 2011 - 12:01
World AIDS Day this year is about “Getting to Zero.” Zero New HIV Infections. Zero Discrimination and Zero AIDS Related Deaths. Backed by the United Nations the “Getting to Zero” campaign runs until 2015 and builds on last year’s successful World AIDS Day “Light for Rights” initiative encompassing a range of vital issues identified by key affected populations.”The potential for creative,... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Monday, November 28, 2011 - 11:55
Thursday, December 1, marks the 23rd anniversary of World AIDS Day, commemorating the 25 million people around the world who have died from the disease since it was discovered in 1981. All week long, Boston University (BU) student groups on campus are sponsoring events to draw attention to the worldwide epidemic and to educate people about the transmission of HIV and the importance of safe sexual... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Friday, November 25, 2011 - 10:35
The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and UN-HABITAT on Tuesday launched a USD 33,000 program that will provide sanitation and access to clean water to over 20 selected schools in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The program aims to provide rainwater harvesting, basic sanitation and hygiene awareness as well as expand access to safe drinking water, basic sanitation and to promote behavioral change in... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Friday, November 25, 2011 - 10:27
In a rare visit to the Somali capital by a senior United Nations official, Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, announced on Thursday that she had secured a commitment from the Prime Minister and President of Somalia to end the recruitment of children by the Transitional Federal Government. "Completion of an action plan... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 09:25
Is there a conflict between the green agenda and the poor? The green agenda is future-oriented after all, while the poor need help right away. MIT has produced a chart that shows what the two groups have in common--and where their differences lie. Both are concerned with we interact with nature. Both want to make our lives better. But in some areas, there could be conflict: one group may need... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 16:04
Environmental issues are highly prioritized in the worldwide agenda and are also a priority theme for South-East Europe. The countries from the Region are in need of expertise, technology products and equipment. 'Save the Planet' will present the latest solutions in waste management, recycling and environment and will encourage the foreign investments and creation of public-private partnerships.... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 15:59
The 8th edition of the South-Еast European Exhibition and Congress on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE & RES) Exhibition will showcase the latest equipment, technology and services from the energy sector focusing on the numerous environmental challenges facing the countries of  South-East Europe. Increasing energy efficiency and renewable energy application is the best way for... Read more

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