Tag Archives: EnvironmentalProtection

Right to Development Still Out of Reach for Millions Trapped in Abject Poverty Worldwide, High-Level Political Forum Hears, as Ministerial Segment Continues

Despite encouraging progress, the international community had yet to account for the millions of people who still wallowed in abject poverty and for whom the right to development remained but a dream, speakers said today …

IGAD Ministers Adopted a Regional Biodiversity Protocol

14-07-2017, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia): Ministers in charge of biodiversity, environment and natural resources drawn from Member States of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning adopted the IGAD Regional Biodiversity Protocol in Addis Ababa, …

Mankind Must Turn Tide on Relationship with World’s Oceans as Well-Being of Both under Threat, Speakers Warn High-Level Political Forum

Building on the momentum of the recent United Nations Ocean Conference, speakers today warned that, with the well-being of the world’s oceans at risk, humankind must turn the tide on its relationship with water bodies …

Mankind Must Turn Tide on Relationship with World’s Oceans as Well-Being of Both Were at Risk, Speakers Warn High-Level Political Forum

Building on the momentum of the recent United Nations Ocean Conference, speakers today warned that, with the well-being of the world’s oceans and by extension, humanity, at risk, mankind must turn the tide on its …

ECOSOC: High-Level Political Forum

Note:  A complete summary of today’s Economic and Social Council meeting will be available after its conclusion.

Panel I

Moderated by Miguel Ruiz Cabañas, Vice-Minister for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, Mexico, the first panel …

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