23 Sep 2014 – 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 fuels in eastern and southern Africa at a time when regional demand for electricity is estimated to at least […]

21 Sep 2014 – Broadband Commission meets in New York

The 10th Meeting of the Broadband Commission was held in New York on 21 September 2014 at the start of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly. At this crucial time, when the post-2015 process is nearing completion, the […]

18 Sep 2014 – Asia’s least-developed telecom market will soon become the world’s fastest growing

Asia’s least developed telecommunications market is about to take off thanks to foreign investment and liberalized policies. Myanmar is somewhat of a technology backwater when it comes to wireless telecommunications services. Just 12.3 percent of the population has access to […]

01 Sep 2014 – United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon sails on traditional HŌKŪLEʻA in Apia, Samoa

Apia, Samoa, 1 September 2014 –  The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon sailed aboard the Hōkūleʻa in Apia Harbor, Sāmoa today.  He was joined by Under Secretary-General Gyan Chandra Acharya, the Worldwide Voyage crew, and specialists such as Sylvia Earle […]

30 August 2014 – Business execs build partnerships with small islands at UN forum

Small island developing States offer opportunities for genuine and sustainable business partnerships, said executives and officials participating in a United Nations co-hosted private sector forum in Samoa. Held in the capital, Apia, ahead of the opening of the UN Conference […]