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  1. Pact of Amsterdam makes EIB a key player in the Urban Agenda for the EU
    Pact of Amsterdam makes EIB a key player in the Urban Agenda for the EU 31 May 2016

    Ministers from across the EU signed the Pact of Amsterdam today, putting the European Investment Bank at the heart of the drive to build sustainable communities through local and regional governments

    Finance,Policy,Smart Cities
  2. EIB President’s visit to China to strengthen partnership and increase climate engagement
    EIB President’s visit to China to strengthen partnership and increase climate engagement 26 May 2016

    Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank, the world’s largest internationally owned public bank, will this week lead a high-level delegation on an official visit to China

    Asia,Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  3. GCF encourages more high-quality and ambitious proposals
    GCF encourages more high-quality and ambitious proposals 25 May 2016

    The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has articulated its post-Paris vision, highlighting the need for high-quality, ambitious funding proposals to scale up action under the Fund and incite the necessary paradigm shift

    Worldwide,Finance
  4. Opening Remarks by UNEP Executive Director at the Opening Plenary of the Second UNEA
    Opening Remarks by UNEP Executive Director at the Opening Plenary of the Second UNEA 23 May 2016

    Since we gathered for UNEA-1, the environment has shifted from the margins of attention to the center of global decision making

    Africa,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  5. European Investment Bank visit to see benefit of £2.25bn United Utilities investment 17 May 2016

    Jonathan Taylor, Vice President of the European Investment Bank, today visited Davyhulme, Manchester wastewater treatment works to see at first hand one of the crucial investment projects underway to improve United Utilities’ wastewater infrastructure

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,COP 21
  6. Statement by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on the UN Environment Assembly
    Statement by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on the UN Environment Assembly 10 May 2016

    Statement by His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta on the Second Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) read at statehouse on 10 May 2016

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  7. Head of UNEP and Kenyan Foreign Secretary engage students, civil society ahead of UNEA
    Head of UNEP and Kenyan Foreign Secretary engage students, civil society ahead of UNEA 9 May 2016

    UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner today delivered a lecture entitled "Green Pathways to a Sustainable Future" at the Strathmore Business School in Nairobi on the role of the upcoming UN Environment Assembly

    Africa,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  8. EIB Vice President Jonathan Taylor, Global Finance Keynote Speech, BNEF Summit, 4 April 2016
    EIB Vice President Jonathan Taylor, Global Finance Keynote Speech, BNEF Summit, 4 April 2016 5 May 2016

    According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, some US$8 trillion will be invested in renewables between now and 2040

    Europe,North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  9. Africa: On the Road to UNEA
    Africa: On the Road to UNEA 3 May 2016

    The need to sustainably harness Africa's vast reserves of natural capital was among the top issues discussed by the ministers of the environment and high level officials from more than 40 African countries at a major conference on the environment in April

    Africa,Policy
  10. South African solar power plant sets record for continuous, round the clock electricity supply
    South African solar power plant sets record for continuous, round the clock electricity supply 26 Apr 2016

    A South African solar power plant has set a new African record for the continuous, round the clock supply of electricity

    Africa,Middle East,Sustainable Energy

LIVE STREAM: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FORUM 2017 BONN, GERMANY

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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