The first United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) was held at UNEP headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, from 23-27 June 2014. More than 1,200 participants, including environment ministers, heads of ... IISD, 1 month ago
Speaker of the Knesset Yuli Edelstein. Photo: Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post When Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky decide to retire, they might consider going out into the world as stand-up ...Jerusalem Post, 1 month ago
The twelfth session of the UN General Assembly Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) took place from 16-20 June 2014, at UN Headquarters in New York. Macharia Kamau, Permanent Representative of Kenya, and Csaba ...IISD, 1 month ago
Unplayably hot temperatures. Bribery scandals hovering over the heads of politicians and FIFA officials. And now, emerging allegations of massive human-rights abuses against migrant workers building infrastructure for the event. Welcome to the most ...University of Calgary Gauntlet, 2 months ago
Sheepherders at the junction of Highway 64 and Highway 13 near Meeker, Colorado (Jeff Foster, Creative Commons) The life of a cowboy used to be the stuff of Hollywood heroism: ranging freely over rolling plains in pastoral solitude. These days, ...The Nation, 2 months ago
The Bonn Climate Change Conference took place in Bonn, Germany, from 4-15 June 2014, and included the 40th sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA). The fifth ...IISD, 2 months ago
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