Un Trade Report: Rise In Natural Resources Prices Appears To Be

UN TRADE REPORT: RISE IN NATURAL RESOURCES PRICES APPEARS TO BE HURTING POOR NATIONS New York, Apr 23 2012 3:05PM A sustained rise in prices for raw natural resources and basic agricultural goods is defying long-standing patterns and appears to be hurting poor nations through rising food and fuel costs …

Asia-Pacific Nations Review Progress on Sustainable Transport at Un-Backed Forum

ASIA-PACIFIC NATIONS REVIEW PROGRESS ON SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT AT UN-BACKED FORUM New York, Mar 15 2012 6:05PM Senior officials from over 30 Asia-Pacific nations are meeting at a United Nations-backed forum in Bangkok to review progress towards a sustainable and efficient regional transport network. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praised the “commitment to …

Briefing Note Of The Twenty-Third Session Of The Un-Habitat Governing Council

The 23rd session of the Governing Council (GC-23) of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) took place from Monday, 11 to Friday, 15 April 2011, at the UN Office in Nairobi, Kenya. The theme of GC-23 was “sustainable urban development through expanding equitable access to land and housing, basic …