UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the world that although the Rio+20 forum has ended, the work to bring about a sustainable planet was only just beginning.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he’s encouraged by the strong political commitment to the Rio+20 Outcome Document.
Heads of state are sharing their views on a sustainable future for the planet at the UN’s Rio+20 conference in Brazil.
Bhutan’s Prime Minister Jigmi Thinley says he has a simple message to deliver: be happy.
Rising amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have caused the world’s oceans to become more acidic, thus threatening the survival of marine ecosystems.
The landmark Rio+20 conference opened on Wednesday with a call for action from heads of state and governments as the world watches.
More than 100 heads of State and government, along with thousands of people from civil society are in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development.
The international community is gathering in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development known as Rio+20 which officially begins 20 June.
The use of cell phones for money transfers, payments and more sophisticated financial activities is becoming increasingly popular in East Africa.
Many European cities spend more on heating schools than on education itself, according to the Mayor of Heidelberg, Germany.
The yearly commemoration of the World Day to Combat Desertification (17 June) took place on the eve of the opening of the UN Conference on Sustainable Deve