environment

UN and Africa: focus on VIP protection in Liberia, sub-Saharan Africa and illegal ivory trade

VIP protection passed from UN to Liberian government

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UN Gender Focus: gender equality in natural disasters, no women, no peace and women farmers

“Gender equality saves lives when disaster hits”

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Ban announces intention to appoint experienced Norwegian official to head up UN environment office

Following consultations with the chairpersons of the regional groups of Member States, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has informed the General Assembly of his intention to appoint Erik Solheim of Norway as the new Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

African nations are ready to step up ahead of COP22

African nations are ready to step into a greater role to fight climate change ahead of this year’s UN Climate Change Conference, COP22.

That’s according Said Mouline, in charge of public and private partnerships for the COP22 planning committee.

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