There Will Be 9.7 Billion on Earth by 2050, but the Growth Rate Is...

“The World Population Prospects 2019: Highlights”, estimates that the next 30 years will see the global population add an extra 2 billion people to today’s figure of 7.7 billion, and, by the end of the century, the planet will have to sustain around 11 billion. India will overtake China, sub-Saharan …

Paris Climate Agreement Moves Closer to Entry into Force in 2016 as 60 Countries...

The Paris Agreement on climate change moved closer towards entering into force in 2016 as 31 more countries joined the agreement today at a special event hosted by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Several large emitting countries, which had not yet completed their domestic approval processes in time for the …

UNIDO Holds Regional Event in Moscow on Mitigation of Global Environmental Issues

MOSCOW – Over 60 national and international experts from ministries, academia, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the private sector and international organizations attended a two-day workshop last Friday and Saturday organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on mitigating global environmental problems. The workshop, which concluded today, was the final …

OSCE Promotes Green Technologies Transfer in Kazakhstan

ASTANA, 14 September 2016 – Promoting the Green Bridge Partnership Initiative (GBPI) with a focus on exchange of green technologies and improved co-operation is the topic of a two-day OSCE-supported international conference that started today in Astana. The conference brought together some 150 representatives from state institutions, non-governmental and international …