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Return to Rio

Over a hundred world leaders including the Indian prime minister will be at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio. It is likely to be one of the biggest conferences of its kind, says......

Forests will rescue India, says Jairam Ramesh

Before the crucial United Nations conference on climate change in Copenhagen in December, India is strengthening its argument to avoid any rigorous capping on its carbon emissions. Here,......

UN honour for Gujarat government body

Water and Sanitation Management Organization of Gujarat has been conferred the 2009 Public Service Award by the United Nations for 'fostering participation in policy-making decisions through......

How unaccounted pathogens pose real risk to the world

The biological weapons convention is a non-starter in spite of the efforts of many states in the world for the last five decades mainly because the US is not ready to accept the ‘verification......

Not perturbed by growing India, Bhutan ties: China

Playing down its unsuccessful bid to establish diplomatic ties with Bhutan, China on Monday said it is glad to see New Delhi and Thimphu develop their relations further during the just-concluded......

FDI into India declines 13.5% in 2012: Unctad

The United Nations Conference on Trade & Development on Thursday stated that inflows of Foreign Direct Investment into India fell 13.5 per cent in 2012.FDI inflows into India declined from $31.5......

Climate change: New dawn or same old song?

As they do every December, world officials gathered in Poznan this time for the United Nations conference on climate change. They had come to advance the negotiations for a post-2012 international......

India plans fund for clean technologies

In a bid to help developing nations meet their sustainable development goals, India has suggested the establishment of a 'Clean Technology Acquisition Fund', to enable the countries access crucial......

WEF, UN ink pact to promote development

The United Nations has teamed up with the World Economic Forum in a bid to mobilise partnership between the public and private sectors and boost business contribution to sustain development and......

Honouring Solar Mamas

Given the scale of India’s energy needs the numbers of ‘Solar Mamas’, as they have been called in a documentary film, may not seem very promising, rues Rajni Bakshi Bunker Roy,......

  People speak for united nations conference on sustainable development

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Q. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE CARBON CREDIT AND CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANISM
:  A. Carbon credits are a key component of national and international emissions trading schemes that have been implemented to mitigate global warming....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-difference-carbon-credit-and-clean-development-m//answers/13009018

GOPAL IYER
Q. WHAT IS CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANSM
GOPAL IYER:  A. The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is an arrangement under the Kyoto Protocol allowing industrialised countries with a greenhouse gas reduction...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-clean-development-mechansm/13006028/answers/12987106

GOPAL IYER
Q. What is the full form of UNCTAD ?
GOPAL IYER:  A. The term UNCTAD stands for - UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT.Established in 1964, UNCTAD promotes the development-friendly...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-full-form-of-unctad-/12969391/answers/9114320

swapna
Q. the 1st earth summit was held in
Swapna:  A. TWENTY years after the first World Conference on the Environment, held in Stockholm in 1972, the international community is faced with a serious...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the--1st-earth-summit-was-held-in/9114206/answers/3067577

sushma
Q. why is environmental day is celebrated? tell the reason
Sushma:  A. To conserve, protect the World Environment, as per various reports & survey of various Environment Organisations such as Greenpeace the over...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-environmental-day-is-celebrated-tell-the-reason/3067181/answers/1459804

  Web results for United Nations Conference On Sustainable Development
Business execs build partnerships with small islands at UN forum

New York, Aug 30 (IBNS) Small island developing States offer opportunities for genuine and sustainable business partnerships, said executives and... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/samoa-business-execs-build-partnerships-with-small-islands-at-un-forum-news-international-oi5cJObdddacd.html
UN officials hail role of cultural, religious dialogue in advancing peace, development

New York, Aug 30 (IBNS) United Nations officials on Friday highlighted the important role played by the initiative known as the Alliance of... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/un-officials-hail-role-of-cultural-religious-dialogue-in-advancing-peace-development-news-international-oi4sO4ffdjdeh.html
Indian educationist advocates change in educational content

UNITED NATIONS: In the wake of widespread conflict and violence across the world, renowned Indian educationist Jagdish Gandhi is advocating the... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/indian-educationist-advocates-change-in-educational-content/articleshow/41178246.cms
Mallika

Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat highlighted the sufferings of women in India at the 65th United Nations DPI/NGO Conference, saying strong... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/Caste-Patriarchy-Lead-to-Indian-Womens-Suffering-Mallika/857546
Europe seeks role in postwar Gaza

European nations are offering to help enforce the cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, a scenario that could provide key international backing for... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/europe-seeks-role-in-postwar-gaza-news-others-oi2nandifdfgc.html

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