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LEDS, World Bank Workshops Highlight African Green Growth Opportunities[viewed]

Two regional workshops in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), addressed the relationship between green growth and natural resources management, including best practices on low emissions development strategies (LEDS).

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Event: 16th Africa Energy Forum[viewed]

The 16th Africa Energy Forum (AEF) will gather governments and business leaders in the energy sector to collaborate on improving energy infrastructure in Africa.

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UNECE, WHO Highlight Benefits of Green, Healthy Transport[viewed]

Investing in green and healthy transport is economically profitable and results in positive environmental and health effects, according to ‘Unlocking new opportunities: jobs in green and health transport,' a publication by the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe.

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Event: UNGA Dialogue 3 on Technology Transfer Mechanism[viewed]

In General Assembly Resolution 68/210, UN Member States decided to hold a series of four, one-day structured dialogues to consider possible arrangements for a facilitation mechanism to promote the development, transfer and dissemination of clean and environmentally sound technologies.

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IPCC Approves Third Contribution to its Fifth Assessment[viewed]

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) approved the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of its third contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) on mitigation of climate change. Human-generated emissions of greenhouse gases are continuing to rise to unprecedented levels, according to the report, which underscores the inadequacy of existing levels of effort to curb emissions.

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NAMA Facility Issues Second Call for Project Proposals[viewed]

Developing countries and emerging economies have been invited to submit Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) Support Project Outlines to the NAMA Facility, which will provide financial support to projects judged to "have the potential to catalyse transformational change towards a low-carbon development".

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Event: First Annual Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Forum[viewed]

This high-level event will serve as the formal global launch of the UN Decade on Sustainable Energy for All, and as the first of regular yearly global platforms for launching new initiatives and projects in support of the UN Secretary-General's Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative, and reporting on the progress of the initiative.

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World Energy Council Assesses Potential of Energy Efficiency Technologies[viewed]

A report released by the World Energy Council (WEC) finds that major gains in energy efficiency will need to reach far beyond technical solutions to address cost-effectiveness, finance, acceptance, innovation, and environmental impact in a holistic way.

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International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation Releases 2013 Annual Report[viewed]

The International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC) has released its 2013 Annual Report, highlighting achievements by its member countries to improve energy efficiency through policy, regulatory and financial mechanisms. It also provides an overview of various sectoral initiatives for industry, buildings, appliances and equipment, and energy provision.

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SE4ALL Decade Launched to Business Community[viewed]

Kandeh Yumkella, the Secretary-General's Special Representative on the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative, announced the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All (2014-2024) to the business community. The initiative is aimed at promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency worldwide, and will include an annual SE4ALL Forum, with the first Forum convening in June 2014.

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