Monthly Archives: October 2011

Press statement by UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres at Pre-COP 17 media workshop in Pretoria

By | 27 October 2011

Thank you very much for allowing me to speak at this important event. Many thanks to South African Government represented by our wonderful Ambassador Diseko and to the UN Information Centre in Pretoria for organizing this media workshop that we always have before COP. It’s absolutely critical to ensure the media has all the details… Read More »

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Week-long commemoration to mark UN Day 2011

By | 24 October 2011

Pretoria – The United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Pretoria, together with the United Nations Communications Group South Africa, organized a series of activities to celebrate the Organization’s 66th birthday.

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UN official stresses climate change adaptation measures in Africa

By | 18 October 2011

African States have no choice but to implement climate change adaptation measures, given the continent’s vulnerability to the phenomenon, a senior United Nations official said today as the first conference on climate change and development in Africa got under way in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

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Director-General Yumkella Says UNIDO’s Green Industry Concept Will Catalyze Green Growth

By | 12 October 2011

Copenhagen/Vienna,  (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) – The Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Kandeh K. Yumkella, said today that his organization’s Green Industry concept is proving to be a crucial element of a green economy and if implemented worldwide, would further green growth.

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