20 Oct 2014 Poor countries need fair trade rules – UN

Geneva: Least-developed and land-locked developing countries like Uganda should be integrated in the global economy “through open, non-discriminatory and equitable trade,” a senior United Nations (UN) diplomat has said. Ban Ki-Moon, the UN secretary general, has also called for the […]

16 Oct 2014 – Give landlocked nations a tech boost, says UN chief

The international community must do more to provide landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) with the agricultural and industrial technology to turn raw materials into high-value products, a UN chief tells SciDev.Net ahead Second UN Conference on LLDCs, in Vienna, Austria (3-5 […]

4 Oct 2014 – Turkmenistan embarks on massive transport projects

Turkmenistan Ambassador Nazarguly Shagulyev spoke about his country’s massive development in the transport sector as one of the main factors in the development of the world economy. The ambassador, who was referring to the new $5 billion causeway between Saudi […]

4 Oct 2014 – Turkmenistan embarks on massive transport projects

Turkmenistan Ambassador Nazarguly Shagulyev spoke about his country’s massive development in the transport sector as one of the main factors in the development of the world economy. The ambassador, who was referring to the new $5 billion causeway between Saudi […]

23 Sep 2014 – At UN summit, plans announced to boost low-carbon, renewable energy in Africa, small islands

United Nations News Centre – At UN summit, plans announced to boost low-carbon, renewable energy in Africa, small islands A new initiative announced today at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York is expected to reduce dependency on fossil […]