A decade ago in September 2000, world leaders had come together at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to adopt the United Nations Millennium Declaration, committing their nations to a new global partnership to reduce extreme poverty and setting out a series of time-bound targets – with a deadline […]

And Daily Telegraph apologizes to Dr. R.K. Pachauri The Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is an interdisciplinary and intergovernmental body comprising 194 participating countries which mobilizes scientific experts from around the world to carry out assessments of global climate science based on available relevant literature. Along with the climate […]

The United Nations proclaimed May 22 as ‘The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB)’ to increase the understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. This years theme for the International Day for Biodiversity (IDB) is Biodiversity, Development and Poverty Alleviation.The very enthusiastic Department of Environment (DoE), GNCT has come up with […]

Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, Executive Director of UN Habitat at the WUF The World Urban Forum is one of the world’s premier conferences on cities. It was established by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing problems facing the world today: rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, […]

A Guinness World Record shattered last weekend when 173,045,325 citizens gathered at over 3,000 events in more than 120 countries, demanding that their governments eradicate extreme poverty and achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The “Stand Up, Take Action, End Poverty Now!” campaign, now in its fourth year, has been […]

How do you see development? How can you portrait the human face of the development processes? How do you show that development initiatives and programmes improve the lives of people? The Global Photography Campaign on Humanizing Development launched on 1 June 2009 aims to promote and showcase visual examples of people winning the […]

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