Archive for November, 2011

UN Human Development Rankings place Norway at the top and DR Congo last

4th November 2011 Uncategorized

New York –  Norway, Australia and the Netherlands lead this year’s newly released Human Development Index (HDI) rankings , the annual United Nations measure of progress in human well-being, while the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Niger and Burundi are at the bottom. (more…)

New UNEP report tracks the changing global environment over the past two decades as world population hits 7 billion

2nd November 2011 Uncategorized

New Report Lays-out the Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development up to Rio+20 and beyond
Nairobi – The environmental changes that have swept the planet over the last twenty years are spotlighted in a new compilation of statistical data by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), released today in a report entitled “Keeping Track of our Changing Environment: From Rio to Rio+20”. (more…)