Tag Archives: ClimateAction

Motion for a resolution on the Democratic Republic of the Congo – B8-2017-0399

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to its previous resolutions, in particular that of 7 October 2010 on failures in protection of human rights and justice in the Democratic Republic of Congo(1), …

Speakers Underline Urgency of Expanding Protected Coastal Areas, Tackling Sea Acidification, as United Nations Ocean Conference Continues

Speakers emphasized the urgency of expanding protected coastal and marine areas — one of the targets of Goal 14 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — as well as tackling the problem of ocean …

United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14

Note: Complete coverage of today’s meetings of the Ocean Conference will be available after their conclusion.

Partnership Dialogue I

In the morning, the Ocean Conference held a partnership dialogue on the topic “Managing, protecting, conserving …

Tegegnework Gettu: Statement to the Annual Session of the UNDP Executive Board

May 30, 2017

Mr. President,
Members of the Executive Board,
Colleagues and friends,

I am pleased to welcome you to the UNDP segment of the 2017 Annual Session of the Executive Board.

These are exciting …

Trump’s climate pullout could spell disaster for developing nations

US President Donald Trump’s decision to start the withdrawal process from the Paris Agreement could come at a high price for the developing world, setting back years of progress not only on climate change but …

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