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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Uganda’s “Kayoola Solar Bus” to headline UN Innovation Expo
    Uganda’s “Kayoola Solar Bus” to headline UN Innovation Expo 19 Apr 2016

    Kiira Motors Corporation, the company behind Africa’s first zero emissions electric traction bus, has confirmed its participation as the Green Mobility Technology Exhibitor during the sixth edition of SIE

    Africa,Sustainable Energy,Transport
  7. King Mohammed VI Inaugurates ‘Noor I’ Solar Plant in Ouarzazate
    King Mohammed VI Inaugurates ‘Noor I’ Solar Plant in Ouarzazate 9 Apr 2016

    His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco officially inaugurated the ‘Noor I’ power plant today, just outside the southern city of Ouarzazate

    Africa,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  8. UN Environment Assembly a chance for “implementation and delivery” of Paris Agreement and SDGs
    UN Environment Assembly a chance for “implementation and delivery” of Paris Agreement and SDGs 6 Apr 2016

    Leading companies in the solar power sector will participate at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in May as part of global efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

    Africa,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  9. ACWA Power awarded international accolades after record-breaking year
    ACWA Power awarded international accolades after record-breaking year 28 Mar 2016

    ACWA Power, the fastest growing power and water developer in the Middle East and Africa, has scooped six industry awards in recognition of its successful projects and bid wins throughout 2015

    Africa,Asia,Middle East,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  10. Philips Lighting confirmed as Gold Partner for the world’s premier clean technology exhibition
    Philips Lighting confirmed as Gold Partner for the world’s premier clean technology exhibition 22 Mar 2016

    Philips Lighting, a global market leader in the development of innovative LED lighting solutions, has been confirmed as a Gold Partner of the Sustainable Innovation Expo, an Exhibition and Business Symposia taking place at the UNEA

    Africa,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction

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