Monthly Archives: October 2011

UNEP Study Confirms DR Congo’s Potential as World Environmental Powerhouse but Warns of Critical Threats

By | 11 October 2011

Social Entrepreneurs Hold Key for Job Creation and Green Economy Transformation in DR Congo Kinshasa – With half of Africa’s forests and water resources and trillion-dollar mineral reserves, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could become a powerhouse of African development provided multiple pressures on its natural resources are urgently addressed.

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UNICEF study explores the social networking habits of young people

By | 11 October 2011

Pretoria – Ask the parent of the average South African teenager what their child gets up to in the evenings, and many will tell you that their sons or daughters are probably typing away on their cellphones, on South Africa’s largest social network – MXit.

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Media Advisory: Press accreditation for the UNFCCC COP17

By | 7 October 2011

Press accreditation for the 17th Conference of Parties (COP17/CMP7) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) opens today, Thursday, 6 October 2011 through to Wednesday, 16 November 2011.

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