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Far from bragging about it, 25 years old Hasan might be too modest to acknowledge he's part of Iraq's best chances for a brighter future. Born in Baghdad one year after the end of the first Gulf War, he grew up in a family of engineers that definitely nurtured his own interest for science.

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Born in Austria thirty-five years ago, Sabine Samarawickrema has devoted a huge part of her life to questions tied to sustainable consumption.

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Pem Lama oversees research, communication and finance for the “Green Public Procurement in Bhutan” project (GPP Bhutan)promoting sustainable public procurement in Bhutan through research and advocacy. She learned about UNITAR while attending a SWITCH-Asia conference.

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The son of a retired army officer, 33 years old Tayeb Toufik Dahar wasn't encouraged to follow the same path, as his father didn’t oblige him to embrace a military career.

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As far as he can remember, Algerian born Noureddine Benaidja always expressed interest for a position in the public sector, not a surprise as both his parents pursued their careers working for the government.

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Born in Togo, 39 years old Bontiébite Badjare was trained as an agricultural engineer at Lomé's university in 2004, following the example of his older brother. He first obtained a position as an assistant at the International Center for Soil Fertility.

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A breakthrough initiative by the One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership is bringing students together via video link to talk about climate change, informing the climate debate and adding new perspectives to climate change education across the globe.

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Avoiding an ‘ecological credit crunch’ requires training and education for new skills and a change in attitudes to enable countries to leapfrog towards sustainable consumption and production practices. Children in Bhutan are proving to be valuable agents in this process.

By Sara Tchaparian // 18 November 2016 // Sustainable Consumption and Production

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Cambodia’s public officials are wising up to increase domestic climate finance flows as part of a national campaign to combat the effects of global warming that are currently plaguing the country’s economy.

By Sara Tchaparian // 14 November 2016 // Climate Finance