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06 Jul 2018 description

Les forêts et les arbres sont essentiels pour parvenir à un avenir durable

6 juillet 2018, Rome - Selon un nouveau rapport de la FAO appelant les gouvernements à adopter une approche globale qui profitera aux arbres et à ceux qui en dépendent, le temps presse pour les forêts mondiales dont la superficie totale diminue jour après jour.

06 Jul 2018 description

Forests and trees are key for a sustainable future

FAO publishes new State of the World’s Forests report

6 July 2018, Rome - Time is running out for the world's forests, whose total area is shrinking by the day, warns a new FAO report urging governments to foster an all-inclusive approach to benefit both trees and those who rely on them.

08 Nov 2017 description

WMO report highlights impacts on human safety, well-being and environment

6 November 2017 (WMO) - It is very likely that 2017 will be one of the three hottest years on record, with many high-impact events including catastrophic hurricanes and floods, debilitating heatwaves and drought. Long-term indicators of climate change such as increasing carbon dioxide concentrations, sea level rise and ocean acidification continue unabated. Arctic sea ice coverage remains below average and previously stable Antarctic sea ice extent was at or near a record low.

06 Nov 2017 description

Un rapport de l'OMM met en évidence les répercussions sur la santé humaine, la qualité de vie et l'environnement

22 Jul 2017 description
report The Conversation

The ConversationLuke Kelly, Research Fellow, University of Melbourne
Eduard Plana Bach, Head of Unit of Forest Policy and Environmental Governance, Forest Sciences Centre of Catalonia
Marc Font Bernet, Researcher in the Forest Sciences Centre of Catalonia

21 Mar 2017 description

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on March 15, 2017, the conversion of the Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) – established in 2014 with €4.725 million from the Government of Germany – to a multi-donor trust fund. This conversion brings two new partners to the Fund, the governments of Italy and Flanders (Belgium), who are contributing €4.7 million and €2 million, respectively.

14 Oct 2016 description
report UN Radio

A l'occasion de la Journée internationale de prévention des catastrophes célébrée chaque année le 13 octobre, le Secrétariat de la Stratégie internationale de prévention des catastrophes des Nations Unies (UNISDR) a présenté mercredi, à Genève, un nouveau rapport sur l'impact des catastrophes naturelles dans le monde. Le document est alarmiste en raison du nombre de victimes de plus en plus importantes constatées depuis 1995, principalement dans les pays en développement, lesquels ne disposent pas de moyens suffisants, explique le Secrétariat, pour répondre à ces catastrophes.

03 Dec 2015 description

The African Development Bank (AfDB) welcomes the new infusion of US $248 million for the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), which was announced Monday at the global climate summit in Paris.

16 Oct 2015 description

Engagement politique et partenariats sont nécessaires pour protéger ces Etats face à la hausse du niveau des mers et au changement climatique

15 octobre 2015, Rome – Une action urgente s’impose pour assurer l'avenir et la sécurité alimentaire des petits Etats insulaires en développement (PEID) face aux effets disproportionnés du changement climatique, a déclaré aujourd’hui à l’Expo de Milan, M. José Graziano da Silva, Directeur général de la FAO.

15 Oct 2015 description

Political commitment, partnership needed to protect SIDS against rising sea levels and climate changes

15 October 2015, Rome -- Urgent action is needed to secure the future and food security of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) against the disproportionate effects of climate change, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said at Expo Milan today.

01 Oct 2015 description
report UN General Assembly

AG/11694

Soixante-dixième session
16e, 17e & 18e séances plénières , matin, après-midi & soir
ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE
COUVERTURE DES RÉUNIONS

30 Sep 2015 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/11694

Seventieth Session,
16th, 17th & 18th Meetings (AM, PM & Night)
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
MEETINGS COVERAGE

The United Nations, notwithstanding its inadequacies and failures, was an indispensable “family of nations” that had nurtured countries in search of equality, peace and prosperity, the General Assembly heard today as it continued its annual debate.

02 Sep 2013 description

Summary

Climate change has and will continue to have far-reaching impacts on environmental, social and economic conditions, which people and governments will be forced to adapt to.
Increasingly, climate change and the associated increase in the frequency of extreme weather events such as floods, droughts and rising sea level is recognized as not only having humanitarian impacts, but also creating political and security risks that can affect national/regional stability and the welfare of people.

26 Sep 2012 description

In honor of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves’ second anniversary, the United States is pleased to announce that total investment in support of the Alliance and clean cookstoves has reached up to $114 million. This investment represents a nearly $10 million increase over the past year and will help the Alliance achieve its goal of enabling 100 million homes to adopt clean and efficient stoves and fuels by 2020.

22 May 2012 description

Germany, Italy, France, Russia and the United Kingdom Agree to Join the Climate and Clean Air Coalition

22 May 2012 - All Members of the G8, during a meeting at Camp David in the United States, have thrown their collective support behind a new international effort to phase-down so-called short lived climate pollutants.