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IAC  2016 - INTERNATIONAL AIDS CONFERENCE DURBAN
The International AIDS Conference is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. It is a chance to assess where we are, evaluate recent scientific developments and lessons learnt, and collectively chart a course forward.
   
EthicalCorporation  2016 - RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS SUMMIT LONDON
More than 360 responsible business professionals came together in London to discuss the future of business, and how best to collaborate to tackle some of the most pertinent supply chain, social & environmental issues. Leading the conversation was a line-up of senior-level professionals and industry experts.
   
Trialogue  2016 - THE TRIALOGUE CSI CONFERENCE JOHANNESBURG
This conference explored how, if effectively strategised and supported through mutually beneficial partnerships, CSI spend can contribute to meaningful and sustained development.
   
SBCT  2016 - SUSTAINABLE BRANDS CAPE TOWN
Cape Town’s Sustainable Brands® event created an opportunity for professionals from various industries to network and learn from their peers and a collection of thought leaders in an optimistic, collaborative environment about HOW to implement sustainable solutions.
   
IGD  2015 - FRONTIER 100 FORUM CAPE TOWN
Frontier 100 Forums are invitation-only events bringing together global CEOs of leading companies who share a commitment to business-driven development in Africa. Through these high-profile forums, participants share insights on strategy for meaningful business in Africa that not only lead to attractive profits, but also tremendous impact.
   
African Utility Week  2015 – AFRICAN UTILITY WEEK
The annual African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa is the only global meeting place, conference and trade exhibition for African power and water utility professionals and offers a unique networking opportunity for engineers, stakeholders and solution providers alike.
   
UNDPAIFM REALIZING AFRICA'S WEALTH - BUILDING INCLUSIVE BUSINESS FOR SHARED PROSPERITY
This report was launched on 10 May 2013 at the CTICC alongside the World Economic Forum, and prepared by UNDP's African Facility for Inclusive Markets. It describes the status of inclusive business in Sub-Saharan Africa and the ecosystems underlying the enterprises and entrepreneurs driving it.
   
B4E BUSINESS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT (B4E) CLIMATE SUMMIT - LONDON 27-28 MAY, 2014
Accelerating the shift to zero impact and net positive business
   
ResponsibleBusinessForum RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS FORUM 2013 – TRANSFORMATION, GROWTH AND THE
GREEN ECONOMY

The forum will discuss the transformational journey to the green economy and offer practical
ways to accelerate business solutions and policy frameworks for a more sustainable world.
   
UNFCCC 2013 - 19TH SESSION OF THE CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES TO THE UNFCCC
The Warsaw Climate Change Conference.
   
B4E THE B4E CLIMATE SUMMIT 2013
The B4E Climate Summit 2013, themed “Net Zero, Climate Positive”, took a closer look at
opportunities to reframe the sustainability debate.
   
G2O G20 INCLUSIVE BUSINESS WORKSHOP NAIROBI 29-30 OCTOBER 2013
What are the barriers to scale and replication? How to support inclusive businesses to
overcome these challenges? This is the focus of the G20 Inclusive Business Workshop series.
   
Rio20 2012 - RIO+20 UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (UNCSD)
How to build a green economy to achieve sustainable development and lift people out of poverty,
including support for developing countries that will allow them to find a green path for development;
and how to improve international coordination for sustainable development.
   
B4E 2012 - THE B4E COP 18 DIALOGUE AND NETWORKING DINNER
Net zero. Climate Positive. Delegates share and explore transformative solutions to increase
efficiency and competitiveness, reduce emission, and protect and restore biodiversity and
ecosystems.
   
B4E THE B4E CLIMATE SUMMIT 2012
The B4E Climate Summit 2012, themed “Net Zero, Climate Positive”, will present growth
strategies of leading global businesses committed to net zero carbon emissions and the most
cutting edge innovations for climate positive impact.
   
WorldAidsDay 2012 WORLD AIDS DAY
World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide
to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate
people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first
one was held in 1988.
   
UNFCCC 2012 - UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE SUMMIT (COP18)
The 2012 UN Climate Change Conference, COP 18/CMP 8 (the 18th Conference of Parties to the
UNFCCC, plus the 8th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the
Parties to the Kyoto Protocol), will take place in Qatar from 26 November to 7 December 2012.
   
IYCooperatives 2012 - INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF COOPERATIVES
"The Amazing Power of Cooperatives", is meant to evoke the idea that the cooperative
movement represents a long-term solution that can help establish a more solid, democratic
and equitable economic system.
   
B4E 2012 - B4E CLIMATE SUMMIT BERLIN
The green economy heralds a new era of opportunity, growth and sustainable development,
placing a higher value on social equity, natural capital and ecological services. Delivering this
will require an unprecedented level of collaboration, innovation and commitment to action.
   
UNFCCC DEC 2011 - UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE (COP17)
The United Nations Climate Change Conference, Durban 2011, delivered a breakthrough on
the international community's response to climate change.
   
UNFCCC DEC 2011 – COP17 DURBAN DIALOGUE. POWERING AHEAD FOR A CLEAN INDUSTRIAL
REVOLUTION

Progressive companies around the world are developing innovative solutions that will revolutionise
industries to deliver positive change for society and our planet.
   
WorldAidsDay 2011 – WORLD AIDS DAY
World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide
to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate
people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first
one was held in 1988.
   
B4E 2011 - B4E CLIMATE SUMMIT LONDON
Solving the global climate challenge will require a dramatic shift to transformative action
moving beyond incremental change and reductions.
   
B4E SEPT 2011 - BUSINESS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT CLIMATE SUMMIT - REACHING FOR ZERO
Discussions will explore new technologies and business models that leading companies have
established, as well as the necessary support and infrastructure needed to accelerate
solutions towards the vision of a zero footprint future.
   
B4E 2011 - GLOBAL BUSINESS SUMMIT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT (B4E)
WWF and Global Initiatives and will bring together world leaders, CEOs, NGOs, international
agencies and the media to discuss and propose collaborative solutions to address the most urgent
environmental and climate issues facing the world today.
   
UNFCCC 2010 - UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE (COP16)
The meeting produced the basis for the most comprehensive and far-reaching international
response to climate change the world had ever seen to reduce carbon emissions and build a
system which made all countries accountable to each other for those reductions.
   
G-ForSE THE GLOBAL FORUM FOR SPORT & ENVIRONMENT
G-ForSE provides a platform for sport and the environment stakeholders to review sports
impact on and contribution to the environment. Specifically, the Forum provides a platform to
discuss the integration of environmental issues in the development of sports facilities and
equipment and the running of sports events.
   
B4E 2010 - GLOBAL BUSINESS SUMMIT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT (B4E)
“The Green Economy is emerging, in part driven by the financial and economic crisis,
and in part because of a growing realization that the blunt and limited markets of
the past are unlikely to sustain the current global population of six billion people,
rising to nine billion by 2050.
   
COP15 2009 - UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE (COP15)
The Copenhagen Climate Change Conference raised climate change policy to the highest
political level.
   
UNEP UNEP AFRICA REGIONAL CHILDREN'S CONFERENCE - DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA
The Conference brought together children from all parts of Africa to learn about and voice
their concern for the environment. Approximately 150 youngsters from all over Africa
participated in the conference.
   
UNEP UNEP TUNZA INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S CONFERENCE ON THE ENVIRONMENT
Under the theme “Climate Change: Our Challenge” the Conference collectively brought
together about 800 participants (aged 10 to 14) from over 100 countries to review, share
experiences and develop a joint statement on climate change.
   
UNEP UNEP TUNZA INTERNATIONAL YOUTH CONFERENCE
The event, which was organised by the United Nations Environment Programme in cooperation
with UNEP's National Committee for the Republic of Korea, was designed to promote
environmental awareness and good practices amongst young people.

 

 

PublicationsTop

Telecommunications icon TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN ACTION
Designed to illustrate the benefits of communication and information systems to a wide
'non-telecommunications' audience in developing countries, Telecommunications in Action
highlights the role of telecommunication applications in agriculture, business, education,
environment, governance health and rural and urban development.
   
WFP icon TANTI POPOLI, UNA TERRA
The World Food Programme's objective is to eradicate hunger worldwide. It is the largest
international food aid organization in the world benefiting over 50 million people in more than
90 countries.
   
UNEP icon SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS
The United Nations Environment Programme provides leadership and encourages partnerships
in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing and enabling nations and people to
improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.
   
UNF icon A VISION OF HOPE
Produced in association with the United Nations Fiftieth Anniversary Secretariat. A Vision of
Hope examines the many facets of the United Nations' operations, focusing on the vital role
played by the organization in everyday life.
   
HR icon HUMAN RIGHTS – THE NEW CONSENSUS
Apart from providing assistance to refugees in countries of asylum and dealing with major
refugee emergencies, one of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ main
responsibilities is to provide long-term solutions for their plight.
   
EarthSummit icon EARTH SUMMIT
In June 1992, the United Nations convened its Conference on Environment and Development
in Rio de Janeiro. It was the largest United Nations conference ever held.