Ban Urges Private Sector To Invest In Sustainable Development Initiatives

BAN URGES PRIVATE SECTOR TO INVEST IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES New York, Jan 12 2012 5:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged investors today to lend their support to sustainable development initiatives to deal with climate change and provide efficient energy solutions around the world. ?In these times of austerity and economic …

Urgent Action on Energy Needed For Both Development and Environment

Urgent Action on Energy Needed For Both Development and Environment Timothy E. Wirth, President, United Nations Foundation, and Member of UN Secretary-General’s High-level Group on Sustainable Energy for All – Urgent Action on Energy Needed For Both Development and Environment For_humanity to thrive and for the planet to support it, …

This Key UN Group on Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) will Need Many Watchdogs!

UN Secretary-General Names High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All 26 September 2011: The UN Secretary-General has appointed business, government and civil society leaders from around the world to serve on the newly created UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL). The Group was created ahead of …

ITUC Online – Climate Finance: Closing the ‘Political Will’ Gap

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC Online 166/081110 Climate Finance: Closing the ‘Political Will’ Gap Brussels, 8 November 2010 (ITUC OnLine): With climate negotiations reopening in less than four weeks and little hope for achieving a breakthrough, much was expected from the UN-sponsored panel on climate finance, who released its …