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Questions and answers on EU and Climate finance

Our emissions decline while the economy grows, largely thanks to innovative technologies, showing that growth and climate action can go hand in hand. Whereas GDP grew by some 10% from 2005 to 2015, primary energy

Lowering the risk of floods in the Danube basin

​Co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund, the DANUBE FLOODRISK project has introduced the most cost-effective measures to reduce flood risk across the region, with large benefits for the rural and urban environment. The project …

Speech by Vice-President Ansip on the conference on digital transformation in Africa

Monsieur le Ministre Koné, honorables invités, mesdames et messieurs,

Je suis très heureux d’être ici aujourd’hui, c’est un honneur et un plaisir pour moi.

It is difficult to overstate the importance of digital technology in …

Rapid City Expansion Unsustainable, Delegates Say, Urging Swifter Implementation of New Urban Agenda, as Second Committee Takes Up Human Settlements Programme

Accelerated efforts to address rapid urbanization would be necessary in implementing the New Urban Agenda and realizing the Sustainable Development Goals, delegates said today, as the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) took up the United …

General Assembly: Second Committee

Note: Full coverage of today’s meeting of the Second Committee will be available after the meeting’s conclusion.

Presentation of Reports

JOAN CLOS, Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), introduced the report of …