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March 23, 2017

Kenya announces breakthrough ban on plastic bags

Ban on all production, use and import of plastic bags to take effect in six months The 24 million plastic bags currently used each month are […]
March 23, 2017

UN Declares War on Ocean Plastic

The world’s largest beach clean-up in history on Versova beach in Mumbai, India   UN Environment launches major global #CleanSeas campaign to end marine litter  Ten […]
March 23, 2017

World’s most marginalized still left behind by global development priorities: UNDP report

Millions of people are not benefiting from progress, with the gap set to widen unless deep-rooted development barriers, including discrimination and unequal political participation, are tackled. […]
March 23, 2017

UNDP joins forces with Wilson Center to provide data on women’s leadership in public administration

Photo: UNDP India Partnership will leverage data to address gender gap in public administration   The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is joining forces with the […]
March 23, 2017

Major renewable energy projects in Africa and Asia to kick off thanks to $50 million in private investment

Renewable energy and energy-efficiency projects in developing countries are set for a jump-start as joint UN-UK-Germany project mobilizes millions of dollars in seed capital Five new […]
March 23, 2017

Smarter use of resources can add $2 trillion annually to global economy

Resource efficiency can bring annual economic benefits larger than Italy’s GDP If current trends continue, annual resource use per capita will grow by over 70% by mid-century […]
March 23, 2017

Global airline and celebrities join UN campaign to help end wildlife crime on World Wildlife Day

“I want to do everything in my power to guarantee the life of the Jaguar, as well as of the plants and animals that depend on […]
March 20, 2017

Under the patronage of Dubai Electricity & Water Authority, RetrofitTech UAE Summit was launched today

Dubai (March 20, 2017) – Under the patronage of Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA), Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the 3rd annual RetrofitTech […]