Chinese actress Li Bingbing, UNEP Goodwill Ambassador. [UNEP Photo][/caption]China’s leading actress has called for greater effort to end the illegal ivory trade, which experts say is fueling a rise in the killing of elephants across Africa.
In many countries, governments often subsidize the energy sector, keeping the price of power lower than it might otherwise be. The aim is to ease the burden on the poor by helping them access energy more cheaply.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated Uhuru Kenyatta on his election as President of Kenya, and urged Kenyans to remain calm following a decision by the country's top court that settled the ballot win.