International conference: Contributions of Forests to a Green Economy

International conference: Contributions of Forests to a Green Economy Bonn, Germany, 4 – 7 October 2011, Stadthalle Bad Godesberg As part of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF), it will serve in preparing the UN Conference on Sustainable Development which will be held in Rio de Janeiro in 2012. Jointly organised by the Federal… Read More International conference: Contributions of Forests to a Green Economy

Green Economy is key catalyst for growth and poverty eradication, says UNEP-report

UNEP has launched a report entitled Towards a Green Economy, Pathways to a Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication, in advance of Rio 2012, that focuses on innovative ways to reduce poverty and promote sustainable development. The report aims to ”demystify” two myths about greening the global economy. First, sustainable development and economy go together. A… Read More Green Economy is key catalyst for growth and poverty eradication, says UNEP-report

UNCTAD releases book ”Road to Rio +20”

UNCTAD has published the first in a series of volumes focusing on issues pertinent to ”green” economic growth – a low-carbon, resource-efficient approach to development intended to raise living standards in sustainable fashion while combating climate change and conserving biodiversity. The intent is to give practical expression to the concept of sustainable development adopted at… Read More UNCTAD releases book ”Road to Rio +20”

UNCTAD releases book ''Road to Rio +20''

UNCTAD has published the first in a series of volumes focusing on issues pertinent to ”green” economic growth – a low-carbon, resource-efficient approach to development intended to raise living standards in sustainable fashion while combating climate change and conserving biodiversity. The intent is to give practical expression to the concept of sustainable development adopted at… Read More UNCTAD releases book ''Road to Rio +20''