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Egyptian President Receives UNEP Executive Director and African Ministers in Cairo

President El Sisi stressed the need for concerted efforts by all countries to reach a new binding agreement on climate change at the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which will be held in Paris later this year.
3-6-2015 00:00:00

Climate Change Adaptation Experts Gather to Boost Adaptation Cooperation

The GAN was launched in 2010 with the objective of building the climate resilience of vulnerable communities, ecosystems and economies through the mobilization of knowledge for adaptation.
3-6-2015 00:00:00

From Villages to Nations, Africa's Success Stories Offer Lessons for Global Transition to Greener and More Inclusive Economies

New study shows power of investing in a greener economy to boost GDP and life expectancy, create more and better jobs, and rapidly reduce poverty gap
3-5-2015 00:00:00

Egypt to Save Over US $2.4 Billion Annually, Cut CO2 Emissions by 13%, Water Consumption by 40% and Create 8 Million New Jobs, Through Transition to Green Economy

This report demonstrates that greening key sectors such as water, agriculture, waste and energy is an economically and environmentally astute course of action.
3-5-2015 00:00:00

UN Secretary-General: World Threatened by Dangerous and Unacceptable Levels of Risk from Disasters

The report estimates that an investment of US$6 billion annually in disaster risk management would result in avoided losses of US$360 billion over the next 15 years.
3-5-2015 00:00:00

Visionary New African Network for Women Leaders on Environment Launched at African Ministerial Conference

Women ministers and leaders from Africa, meeting at the Africa Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) launched a new network, that aims at enhancing representation and involvement of women in decision-making in areas related to the environment and sustainable development continent wide.
3-5-2015 00:00:00

African Ministers Call for Adaptation-Mitigation Parity in 2015 Climate Agreement, to Keep Global Temperature Rise Below 1.5°C

African Ministers Call for Adaptation-Mitigation Parity in 2015 Climate Agreement, to Keep Global Temperature Rise Below 1.5°C
6-3-2015 00:00:00

African Ministers Call for Adaptation-Mitigation Parity in 2015 Climate Agreement, to Keep Global Temperature Rise Below 1.5°C

African Ministers Call for Adaptation-Mitigation Parity in 2015 Climate Agreement, to Keep Global Temperature Rise Below 1.5°C
6-3-2015 00:00:00

Egyptian President Receives UNEP Executive Director and African Ministers in Cairo

Egyptian President Receives UNEP Executive Director and African Ministers in Cairo
6-3-2015 00:00:00

Human-Induced Factors Continue to Cause Biodiversity Decline in Africa, According to Preview of UNEP Report

The ongoing loss of biodiversity in Africa is driven by a combination of human-induced factors, including a rising demand for and consumption of natural resources and pollution created by urbanization and industrialization.
4-3-2015 00:00:00

New Atlas Shows Africa's Mountains Underpin the Continent's Development

The Atlas contains detailed mapping of how strategic interventions and innovations are improving the food security and livelihoods of mountain communities in different parts of Africa.
4-3-2015 00:00:00

Celebrating 30 Years, High Level Segment of 15th Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment Opens in Cairo

Continent to Define Vision for the Future on Climate, Investment in Natural Capital, Economic Transitions and Development as Deadlines for Culmination of Key Global Agreements Approaches
4-3-2015 00:00:00


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