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“The Future We Want

On 20-22 June 2012, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) took place in Rio de Janeiro, capturing global attention and participation. Some 12,000 government and civil society representatives attended the conference, including heads of State and ministers from more than 190 countries. At the conclusion of Rio+20, the outcome document “The Future We Want” was approved and more than 700 pledges of financial support…

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Added by shabad jabbar on July 4, 2012 at 21:20 — No Comments

REINFORCING STATISTICAL CAPACITY IN THE FIELDS

Energy issues are at the top of global

and local agendas because the energy

sector is critical to the growth of economies,

especially in the ESCWA region where it

contributes effectively, up to 60 percent

to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of

many of its countries. The world depends

largely on the oil and gas supply provided

by this region. In 2010, the ESCWA region

represented about 45 percent of the world

total oil resources, 26 percent of…

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Added by shabad jabbar on June 5, 2012 at 10:20 — No Comments

UN Launches Awareness Campaign on Energy Efficiency, Conservation

Beirut, 15 May 2012 (United Nations Information Centre) – On the occasion of the UN-declared “International Year of Sustainable Energy for All”, the UN Information Centre (UNIC) in Beirut and the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) are holding a press conference to launch an awareness campaign on energy efficiency and conservation, in collaboration with the LIONS Clubs International District 351 (Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq) and the Lebanese TV Station MTV on…

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Added by shabad jabbar on May 15, 2012 at 22:19 — 1 Comment

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