May 25, 2012: Richenda Van Leeuwen, Executive Director of the Energy & Climate Team at the United Nations Foundation, has made sustainability her life's work. We sat down earlier this week to talk about what that really means and how it applies to critical global conversations happening in Rio this coming June at the Rio+20 Summit.
May 24, 2012: New York — World renowned Spanish actor and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador Antonio Banderas today launched a public service announcement aiming at inviting people to join the global conversation alongside the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development "Rio+20".
May 17, 2012: There are few hotter topics on the international agenda than sustainability. The theme has been a mainstay of international conferences, and the biggest of them all — the UN's Rio+20 conference — will begin just over a month from now. Kandeh K. Yumkella, head of UNIDO, the UN agency that promotes industrial development, explains what's at stake for Africa.
May 09, 2012: Band's 'Power The World' campaign allows fans to sign pledge for Sustainable Energy for All
May 08, 2012: We, the Ministers and other Heads of Delegation of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) present at the Ministerial Conference on "Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in SIDS – Challenges, Opportunities, Commitments" in Bridgetown, Barbados 7-8 May 2012,
May 08, 2012: Bridgetown, 8 May 2012—The Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Small Island Developing States Conference concluded today with the adoption of the "Barbados Declaration" calling for universal access to modern and affordable renewable energy services, while protecting environment, ending poverty and creating new opportunities for economic growth.
Apr 22, 2012: Heads of UN and World Bank name team to mobilize action toward universal energy access, doubling of renewables and doubling of energy efficiency rates.
Apr 22, 2012: LONDON, 26 April 2012 – Leaders from the 23-government Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) and the UN Secretary-General's Sustainable Energy for All initiative (SEforALL) today outlined specific commitments by participating countries and private sector leaders which will promote improved energy efficiency, renewable energy technologies, and increased energy access around the worl
Apr 16, 2012: Brussels, 16 April, 2012 — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the European Commission's Energizing Development Initiative to assist developing countries in providing access to sustainable energy for their populations. The initiative will seek to provide energy services to 500 million people by 2030.
Apr 16, 2012: The European Union (EU) has announced a €50m initiative for clean energy projects in developing countries as part of an ambitious UN plan to provide sustainabl