You are here: Home

Did you not find what you were looking for? Try the Advanced Search to refine your search.

 
Search result(s) 28 items matching Summit
 
Bhutan on a cleanliness drive for SAARC summit
Mar 17, 2010 For the upcoming SAARC summit, Thimphu City Corporation with the help of volunteers and support from Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry has started a campaign to make the city cleaner and greener. However involving the public is the best way to keep the city clean, argue volunteers.
[]   []   []   []
Summit on environment
Jul 06, 2009 IRWM & Co. announces the 2009 Indian Environment Summit that will provide a platform to discuss key environmental issues and innovative technological solutions to meet the demand for a pollution free green environment. The summit will be held from September 14 – 16, 2009.
[]
Understanding the challenges of water management
May 21, 2010 The Government of Gujarat in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organising "Gujarat Water Summit 2010" on the theme of “Water Sector in Gujarat – Challenges and opportunities”. This year’s summit aims to focus on underlying issues in water sector and suggest effective solution / technologies for water management.
[]
Webinar on microinsurance in India
May 25, 2012 The ILO Microinsurance Innovation Facility will organise a webinar on May 31, 2012, that will present key lessons on microinsurance in India.
[]
South Asia: Uncommon boundaries, common disasters
Aug 26, 2010 A coordinated and cooperative approach for meeting the climate challenge across the SAARC region would benefit every member-country, through pooling of expertise and consolidation of experience, writes R.K. Pachauri. The 16th summit in Bhutan needs an urgent follow-up and unique confidence-building measure, he adds.
[]   []   []
Decrease dependency on governments to achieve MDGs
Sep 18, 2010 Citizen’s efforts can help in the realisation of Millennium Development Goals. But every stakeholder must focus on active implementation and awareness generation, feels Dola Mohapatra, National Director, ChildFund India. Achieving the MDGs is possible, he feels, if all of us sincerely commit to the cause.
[]   []   []   []
Poorest countries meet for Kathmandu climate summit
Mar 23, 2013 Representatives from the Least Developed Countries (LDC) group will be meeting in November in Kathmandu, Nepal, to discuss their plans to raise ambition at the UN climate talks.
[]   []   []   []
When J8 meets the G8
Jul 09, 2009 Three Indian youngsters, along with 56 others, will exchange ideas on climate change, financial crisis, education and poverty at the Junior 8 meet running alongside the G-8 summit. These young minds will engage with the leaders working on policy recommendations to make living conditions better for children.
[]   []   []   []
Nations gather for climate talks in Bonn
Jun 02, 2010 Differences between the developed and developing countries have resurfaced as UN climate talks resume in Bonn. While a more cohesive global action plan to combat climate change is yet to be arrived at, the meeting between 185 nations is seen as a constructive step in the direction.
[]   []   []   []   []
Developed nations urged to act on climate change
Oct 05, 2010 The final round of the UN climate talks opened in China with a call for a stringent deal to tackle climate change. With most developed countries not pushing themselves hard enough to cut GHG emissions, the China summit will be crucial in drafting a negotiation text for the Cancun meet ahead.
[]   []   []
Summit seeks to double tiger population
Nov 22, 2010 Tiger population has declined by almost 40% in the past ten years, bringing the tiger closer to extinction every passing year. The International Tiger Conservation Forum, to be held in Russia, will discuss proposals on protecting habitat, tackling poaching, and financing conservation efforts.
[]   []   []
Developing countries eager to act on climate change: World Bank
Nov 26, 2010 Ahead of the climate change talks to be held in Cancun next week, World Bank emphasises that efforts to combat climate change are already in progress across most of the developing countries. Even without a comprehensive deal, Cancun can be a success if progress is made in key areas like finance, forest protection, clean technology, mitigation and monitoring.
[]   []   []
Oxfam: Climate related deaths double in 2010
Nov 30, 2010 Soaring ocean temperatures and sea-level rise in the Pacific Islands, extreme heat and drought in Russia and massive flooding in Pakistan are all signs that climate change has taken hold, says the recent Oxfam International report. The report confirms that climate related deaths have more than doubled in 2010.
[]   []   []   []   []
UN's Ban wants a deal at Cancun, urges nations to forego perfection
Dec 08, 2010 United Nation’s Secretary General urged the nations meeting in Cancun to agree on a moderate deal, rather than derailing the talks for a potential 'all encompassing deal' that actually seems to be widening the North-South divide and prolonging the standoff between the two sides.
[]   []   []   []   []
Modest progress in Cancun, fading hopes for Durban
Dec 13, 2010 In 2011, Durban is likely to be the scene of a battle between developed and developing nations about how to extend or replace the UN's Kyoto Protocol, the only existing treaty on climate change.
[]   []
Focus on preserving breeding areas to triple tiger numbers: WWF
Jan 27, 2011 Worldwide Fund for Nature said that the goal of doubling tiger numbers by 2022, set in a November Summit in Russia, is achievable if global efforts were made to preserve breeding areas. Asian tiger reserves can support over 10,000 tigers if breeding grounds are connected by habitat corridors and poaching and construction are checked in such landscapes.
[]   []   []   []   []
New action plan debated for upcoming UN LDC meet
Apr 06, 2011 Member states are busy negotiating new support measures for the world's least developed countries(LDCs) ahead of the fourth UN conference in Turkey next month. Civil society representatives meanwhile have called for total debt relief, fair trade and less military spending by developed nations.
[]   []   []
Not just BRICS in the wall
Apr 14, 2011 The BRICS summit in China has called to strengthen co-operation among member countries and other developing nations on economic growth, climate change and free trade. With this, the organisation aims to have a greater say in global affairs.
[]   []   []
Bhutan hosts Climate Summit for a Living Himalayas 2011
Aug 11, 2011 Representatives from Bangladesh, India and Nepal will convene in Bhutan in November to establish a strategy for adapting to climate change, especially its impact on the Himalayas, and to create networks enabling information and experience sharing.
[]   []   []   []   []   []   []   []   []   []   []   []
Himalayan nations draft climate adaptation roadmap
Aug 19, 2011 A draft 10-year road map for mitigating and adapting to the effects of climate change on ecosystem services in the Eastern Himalayas is expected to be ratified by Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal at the Climate Summit for a Living Himalayas in November.
[]   []   []   []
UN climate chief backs Durban talks
Sep 02, 2011 The executive secretary of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Christiana Figueres, says pressure to achieve a global climate consensus amidst an economic downturn will encourage nations to compromise. Such talks have failed in the past over rifts between rich and poor nations regarding emission quotas.
[]   []   []   []
Aims for the Cancun Summit: Cash, trees and roadmap to achieve targets
Nov 29, 2010 Great progress at the Cancun Climate conference, which begins today, seems unlikely. But activists are hopeful on at least some movement on climate change finance for developing countries and on deforestation.
[]   []   []   []   []
G20 tightens rules on banking capital to foster growth
Sep 25, 2009 At the second day of the Pittsburgh summit, the G20 has vowed to ensure a stable world economy by reforming bank regulations and tackling climate change. The leaders also agreed to provide more voting powers to developing countries like India and China at the IMF for securing their domestic economies.
[]   []   []   []
Copenhagen: Developed countries trying to evade responsibility
Dec 10, 2009 At the ongoing Copenhagen climate summit, environmental activists have alleged that the developed countries are trying to evade responsibility of reducing domestic emissions. They are also blamed for pushing for carbon offsetting and trade in order to avoid providing aid to developing countries.
[]   []   []
Uncertainty looms over WEF summit
Jan 22, 2010 While world economy seems to be back from the brink after a mammoth $5 trillion in fiscal and monetary stimulus, the public’s patience with big business may be running out. The list of things to worry about in Davos next week seems to be longer than ever.
[]   []   []   []   []
Brazilian prez slams rich nations for economic crisis
Jan 28, 2010 Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula has accused donor nations of using excuses to withhold money to pull the world out of recession and help Haiti victims. He was addressing a gathering at the World Social Forum, currently being held in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
[]   []   []   []
Asian conference urges closure of tiger farms
Feb 01, 2010 A three day ministerial conference in Thailand, involving 13 Asian countries discussed efforts to pull the worlds remaining tigers from the brink of disaster. Conservation groups called for decisive action in checking the growth of private tiger firms and preventing illicit trade in tiger parts.
[]   []   []   []
Countries not doing enough to protect tiger
Mar 17, 2010 Speaking at the 15th meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, in Doha, the secretary general voiced concern over the failure of government policies across the world to halt the growth of illegal poaching and trade in tiger body parts.
[]   []   []   []
search

blank.gif

blank.gif

blank.gif

Jobs at OneWorld

research-coordinator.png

rolling-internships.png

blank.gif

blank.gif

blank.gif

blank.gif

telangana-sdg.jpg

blank.gif

Global Goals 2030
 
OneWorld South Asia Group of Websites