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UNECE signs MoU with the International Geothermal Association to develop a global classification system for geothermal resources

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the International Geothermal Association (IGA) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a globally applicable harmonized standard for reporting geothermal resources. Such a standard ...
[Friday, 19 September 2014]

The UNECE Region and Global Urban Development Priorities

 “As we work to formulate the post-2015 development agenda, the role of urbanization in supporting sustainable development is becoming increasingly important. The United Nations should continue to promote equitable urban development in our human settlements, ...
[Thursday, 18 September 2014]

The Green Economy: a real goal or just an excuse to promote forests?

Forests are ' natural' suppliers to a green economy. The sustainability of wood as a material is proven; the ecological functions and ecosystem services that they provide are undeniable. The challenge for countries is how ...
[Wednesday, 17 September 2014]

UNECE and the Philippines to develop international best practices in Public-Private Partnerships in health

Following a meeting between Dr. Enrique T. Ona, Secretary of Health, and Geoffrey Hamilton, Chief of UNECE’s Public-Private Partnerships Section, at the Department of Health, Manila, Philippines, the International Specialist Centre of Excellence on Public-Private ...
[Friday, 12 September 2014]

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