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17/06/2019

The 2019 Africa Regional Ministerial Conference on Green Economy opens today in Egypt

First of its kind ministerial meeting highlights achievements in green investments, enhanced regulations, & national capacity-building efforts June 17, 2019 – The 2019 Africa Regional Ministerial Conference on Green Economy opens today (Monday, June 17, 2019) at the Dusit Thani […]
15/06/2019

Strengthening Cooperation and Partnerships with TICA

On 10 June 2019, Ms. Xiaojun Grace Wang, UNOSSC Deputy Director for Programme and Operations, paid a courtesy call on Ms. Pattarat Hongtong, Director-General of Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) on the occasion of Ms. Hongtong’s new appointment as TICA’s Director-General, at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, Bangkok.   UNOSSC […]
12/06/2019

The 2019 Asia-Pacific Regional High-Level Forum on Green Economy kicks off in Bangkok

An inaugural regional meeting to highlight successful initiatives in green investments, improved regulations, and increased capacity at national levels June 12, 2019 – The first 2019 Regional High-Level Forum on Green Economy opened recently at the United Nations Conference Centre […]
09/06/2019

“THE 2019 REGIONAL MINISTERIAL CONFERENCES ON GREEN ECONOMY” TO KICK OFF THE WORLD GREEN ECONOMY ROADSHOW

High-level forums in five regions globally set to scale up impact of successful evidence-based green economy solutions Monday, June 10, 2019 – The first of its kind, series of ‘Regional Ministerial Conferences on Green Economy’ is set to launch globally […]
08/06/2019

Second Anniversary Commemoration of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund

Video Report “The India-UN Development Partnership Fund is a welcome contribution that is championing greater prosperity and opportunity for all,” said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on the occasion of anniversary celebrations of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund at United […]
06/06/2019

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund concludes its second successful year

“The India-UN Development Partnership Fund is a welcome contribution that is championing greater prosperity and opportunity for all,” said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on the occasion of anniversary celebrations of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund at United Nations Headquarters. […]
03/06/2019

Share your best practices on urban planning and bioeconomy solutions

We are surveying best practices from different regions of the world on bioeconomy solutions, and urban planning and management. The best experiences will be compiled in two publications under the UNOSSC Programme on Climate Change and Sustainability. Both publications will […]
01/06/2019

Second Anniversary Commemoration of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund

“On June 6 the Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations; the President of the Economic and Social Council and Permanent Representative of the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to the United Nations; the Administrator of the United Nations […]
20/05/2019

Graduating from ODA: country experiences and lessons

BLOG POST: What happens to a country when their economy is considered strong enough that they are no longer in need of official development assistance (ODA)? How can they move away from aid in the most productive way possible? Are […]
09/05/2019

AGRA/IFAD: Call for Solutions Private Sector-related Innovative Rural Development

The Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA) is launching a Call for Rural Innovative Solutions in agriculture to invite the submission of write-ups for known existing solutions applicable to rural agriculture. In this call, AGRA is looking forward to receiving […]
07/05/2019

COMSATS Held International Workshop on “Water Resources: Expected Crises and Strategies of Predomination” in Cairo, Egypt

The United Nations 2030 Global Agenda has laid great emphasis on ensuring universal access to safe and affordable drinking water and preserving water resources in target 6.1. It requires adequate infrastructure and related facilities that can be acquired through effective […]
04/05/2019

South-South cooperation with bamboo at the International Horticultural Exhibition 2019

The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation is taking part in the world’s largest horticultural exhibition, which opened in Beijing this month 1 May 2019 – On April 29, the International Horticultural Exhibition (Expo 2019) opened just outside Beijing, China. The […]