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Green Economy Transition Already Underway in Africa: Steiner Addresses African Ministerial Conference in Algeria in Lead Up to UN SDGs Consultations
An inclusive Green Economy has the potential to improve human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities.

Landmark Agreement Sets in Motion Action to Restore Iraqs Environment as New Study Outlines Magnitude of Deterioration
UN Top Environment Chief in First Visit to Iraq Says Implementation of the Agreement will Bolster Environmental Recovery and Peace-building

World Economic Forum Session on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Draws International Leaders
Major Investment Groups Urge Oil and Gas Companies To Join CCAC Methane Partnership

Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System
Policy Innovations for a Green Economy

New Web Platform Launched to Accelerate Green Economy Transition
CHF 1.6 million commitment from Swiss government, 29 international knowledge partners to strengthen Green Growth Knowledge Platform

India's Urban Mobility Plans Pathway to Sustainability
Non-motorized transport, energy efficiency key to reducing per capita emissions, says new report

Panama Resumes Efforts to Cut Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation with Renewed Focus on Rights of Indigenous Communities
The programme was suspended in March 2013, following complaints by the National Coordinating Body of Indigenous Peoples in Panama (COONAPIP) that it did not show sufficient consideration to the rights of indigenous communities.