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1 December 2009
From Darfur, Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Liberia, to the Middle East, Central Asia, East Timor and Haiti, the heads of the United Nations Peace Operations from around the world gathered in Switzerland 21 to 23 November for the annual Seminar for Special and Personal Representatives and Envoys of the Secretary-General organized by UNITAR in association with the UN System Staff College. The overall purpose of the Seminar is to refine UN practice and enhance the work of UN Peace Operations around the world.
12 November 2009
In an effort to build on the growing interest shown in the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in Africa, the Nairobi Framework Partners IETA,UNEP,UNDP,WB,UNITAR, UNCTAD and UNFCCC announced the second all Africa Carbon Forum, which will take place at the United Nations, Gigiri complex.
To read the press release, click here.
12 November 2009
Last week Tropical Storm Ida caused weather instability and heavy rains throughout Central America. Nicaragua and El Salvador were the most affected countries with 130 deaths, unconfirmed number of missing people, and thousands homeless in Salvador and some 23,000 people affected and thousands evacuations in Nicaragua.
1 November 2009
The agreement was signed on November 18 in Curitiba, Brazil
Rodrigo da Rocha Loures, President of FIEP and Carlos Lopes, UNITAR's Executive Director