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1702, 2017

UN Member States Briefed on Preparations for SDG 14 Conference

By | February 17th, 2017|Categories: Latest News, News - Hills to Ocean (H2O), News - Joint Task Force Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)|0 Comments

13 December 2016: The President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) convened a briefing for UN Member States on the ongoing preparations for the High-Level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable [...]

1502, 2017

Germany Outlines Priorities for G20 Presidency

By | February 15th, 2017|Categories: Latest News, News - Conference, News - Joint Task Force Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)|0 Comments

''German G20 presidency’s agenda is based on three pillars: building resilience, improving sustainability and assuming responsibility.'' 6 February 2017: In a briefing to UN Member States, Permanent Representative of Germany Harald Braun outlined [...]

1402, 2017

Acceptance of the Laos’ Emission Reduction Program Idea Note paves way for REDD+ performance-based payments.

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: Latest News, News - Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+)|0 Comments

Mid-October, the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) Carbon Fund under the World Bank has accepted Laos’ Emission Reduction Program Idea Note (ER-PIN) in its thirteen’s meeting in Brussels. The acceptance paves the way [...]

902, 2017

Never thought the agriculture fair would be this fun, thank you Malaysia!

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Latest News, News - Agriculture|0 Comments

One day at MAHA 2016 was not enough, I bluntly admitted. As part of the 8th Steering Committee Meeting of the ASEAN Sustainable Agrifood Systems (ASEAN SAS) project, 14 ASEAN representatives from Ministries [...]

302, 2017

Bay of Bengal: depleted fish stocks and huge dead zone signal tipping point

By | February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Latest News, News - Hills to Ocean (H2O)|0 Comments

Long treated as a bottomless resource pit, over-exploitation of the ocean, pollution and rising sea levels are having a catastrophic impact on life in the bay A fish market at Nagor harbour [...]

102, 2017

At Davos forum, UN chief Guterres calls businesses ‘best allies’ to curb climate change, poverty

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Latest News, News - Climate Change Adaptation (CCA), News - Joint Task Force Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)|0 Comments

Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday called for a new generation of partnerships with the business community to limit the impact of climate change and to reduce [...]