Tag Archives: ClimateChange

Sri Lanka on path to 100% renewable energy says a new joint report by UNDP and ADB

Aug 16, 2017

New York, 16 Aug – Sri Lanka can meet its current and future electricity demand by judicial use of renewable energy by 2050, according to a joint study by the UN Development …

Security Council told African-led force on terrorism in the Sahel operational but challenged

15 August 2017 &#150 The joint task force by the so-called Group of Five (G5) &#8211 Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger &#8211 to tackle the threat of terrorism in Africa’s Sahel region is …

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, Remarks at the Japan National Press Club, Tokyo, Japan

Aug 10, 2017

With its emphasis on ‘protection’ and ‘empowerment’ of affected people, Japan is funding both UNDP and UNHCR to help address the Syrian refugee crisis in Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, and the Balkans.

In Somalia, there is a dangerous nexus between climate change and violent conflict

Somalia is ground zero for an emerging trend in global affairs– the nexus between climate change and conflict.

Journalist Laura Heaton spent years reporting on how climate change and conflict feed off each other in …

IGAD Summit on Drought Resilience

The 2017 Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) “Drought Resilience Summit: Visioning a Transformational Agenda for the Next 5 Years” is a three-day event to be convened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 29 – 31 August …

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