29 January 2016 – Aruba hosts conference on Public Private Partnerships

Aruba is organizing a conference on public-private partnerships (PPPs) from the 22nd to 24th of March. The island does this together with the United Nations and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The event was officially announced at the end of […]

10 January 2016 – Co-Facilitators for the LDC Mid-Term Review Announced

The co-facilitators, who will oversee and direct informal inter-governmental consultations for the Mid-Term Review of the Istanbul Programme of Action have been announced.  Bénédicte Frankinet, the Permanent Representative of Belgium to the United Nations and Jean-Francis Régis Zinsou, the Permanent Representative […]

9 December 2015- COP21efforts advance on reaching climate change agreement

A new stage in the development of a final agreement on climate change to limit global temperature rise to below two degrees Celsius or less has been reached today, according to the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General on Climate Change. “All the […]

6 December 2015 – Vulnerable countries call for increased resources and greater priority in allocation of climate change finance

The world’s poorest and most vulnerable nations should receive half of the international public climate finance and have better access mechanisms in place, according to high-level officials from the group of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) meeting in Paris today. Senior […]