Global Climate Treaty May Demand More Carbon Cuts From Poor Countries

Old divisions between developed and developing countries in who should lead the fight against climate change should be laid aside, according to ministers from some of the world’s poorest countries and European representatives meeting on Tuesday. The vexed issue of […]

Poorest Nations Team Up With EU to Urge More Climate Ambitions

The European Union and the world’s poorest nations joined forces to call for more-ambitious measures to reduce carbon emission globally and to encourage private investors to team up with public institutions to finance the fight against climate change. Ministers from […]

Climate Ship Plots Course Through Battering Waves

The European Union hosts this week what could be one of the most significant meetings of the year on climate change. Last December’s UN climate summit, in the South African port of Durban, saw heated discussions on a proposal that […]

Lamy: Continue Moving In ‘Small Steps’ On Doha

  Five months on from the eighth WTO ministerial conference, members are still looking at options for moving out of the Doha Round impasse, with the contentious issues of industrial market access and agriculture having seen little progress during recent […]

Assist LDCs’ Youths: UN Rep Acharya

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations, Gyan Chandra Acharya called on development partners to provide economic opportunities and productive employment to youth dwelling the Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Acharya urged partners to support formal and non-formal […]