RIO+20: COUNTRIES ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT ON CONFERENCE?S OUTCOME DOCUMENT

RIO+20: COUNTRIES ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT ON CONFERENCE?S OUTCOME DOCUMENT New York, Jun 19 2012 7:05PM Members States today announced that they have reached an agreement on the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). ?We now have a text which will be adopted at the Conference,? Rio+20?s …

ENB on the Side – UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Energy Day at Rio+20

Energy day at Rio+20 Opening Session: Achieving sustainable energy for all Robert Orr, Policy Coordination and Strategic Planning in the Executive Office of the Secretary-General, moderated the opening session of Energy Day at Rio+20, which was convened under the theme “Achieving Sustainable Energy for All.” Sha Zukang, Secretary-General of Rio+20, …

Un Official Highlights Role Of Business Sector In Achieving Sustainable Development

UN OFFICIAL HIGHLIGHTS ROLE OF BUSINESS SECTOR IN ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT New York, Apr 11 2012 3:05PM The business and industry sectors play a key role in leading countries towards sustainable development, a top United Nations official said today, adding that their collaboration and partnerships with governments are essential to …

Un Official Outlines Priorities Ahead Of Sustainable Development Summit

Un Official Outlines Priorities Ahead Of Sustainable Development Summit New York, Feb 9 2012 7:05PM A senior United Nations official today outlined a set of priorities that Member States should tackle ahead of the Sustainable Development Conference (Rio+20) in June so that there is a clear framework of action during …

Un Official Urges Integration Of Social Concerns Into Economic Recovery Policies

Un Official Urges Integration Of Social Concerns Into Economic Recovery Policies New York, Oct 3 2011 6:05PM A senior United Nations official today urged countries to pursue economic policies that take social considerations into account to ensure that the poor, youth, persons with disability and the elderly do not continue …

GSP Secretariat Briefs UN Delegates on Outcomes of Helsinki Meeting

Latest News – 2 June 2011 GSP Secretariat Briefs UN Delegates on Outcomes of Helsinki Meeting Read More: GSP Secretariat Briefs UN Delegates on Outcomes of Helsinki Meeting 1_June_2011: The Executive Secretary of the UN Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Global Sustainability (GSP) has briefed UN delegates on the recent work …

UNEP Announces Chinese Firm Hisense as SEED Award Sponsor

Newsletter from Sustainable Development Policy and Practice UNEP Announces Chinese Firm Hisense as SEED Award Sponsor 15_February 2011: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has announced that Chinese electronics manufacturer Hisense has become the first corporate partner of UNEP’s SEED Award, which supports innovative and small-scale entrepreneurs worldwide to integrate environmental …