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UNDP, OECD, World Bank, WWF to Participate in Event on Sustainability

The United Nations, through the UNDP (United Nations Development Programme), the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), the World Bank, and the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) are taking part in a two-day event this month to promote sustainability. The first BforPlanet will be held on July 7-8, 2021, at Fira de Barcelona’s Montjuïc […]

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R.K. Singh Press Conference- Rules On Green Tariff Coming, More..

At a virtual press conference linked to India’s role as a Global Champion for the Energy Transition theme at the UN High Level Dialogue on Energy 2021, Mr R.K. Singh, Minister of State (I/C) for Ministry of Power and MNRE and Minister of State for Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, the Minister held forth […]

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EU-Africa Green Investment Forum highlights Africa’s Green Growth scope

Last Friday, United Nations Secretary General Antionio Guterres and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen opened the EU-Africa Green Investment Forum- the largest event for dialogue centred on investment in Africa to take place since the beginning of the coronavirus global pandemic. Hosted by EU Portuguese Presidency and the European Investment Bank, the event was attended […]

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JinkoSolar Joins the United Nations Global Compact

JinkoSolar, one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, has announced it has joined the United Nations (U.N.) Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. Under the U.N. Global Compact, signatories are encouraged to align their operations and strategies with key principles on human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption.  […]

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UNIDO, NISE to Cooperate on Skill Development in Solar Thermal Sector

An agreement has been signed between NISE and UNIDO to initiate a skill development programme in the solar thermal energy sector. An agreement has been signed between the National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), an autonomous institute under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to […]

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IRENA and UNFCCC Join Forces to Accelerate RE as Climate Solution

IRENA and UNFCCC are jointly ramping up efforts to fight climate change by promoting the widespread adoption and sustainable use of renewable energy. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and UN Climate Change (UNFCCC) are jointly ramping up efforts to fight climate change by promoting the widespread adoption and sustainable use of renewable energy. The […]

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Success or Failure of Climate Change Battle Hinged on Developments in Asia: UN

The battle to combat climate change will be a “success or failure” based on the developments in Asia, where growing energy needs are increasing demand for fossil fuels The battle to combat climate change will “succeed or fail” based on what happens in Asia, where growing energy needs are increasing demand for fossil fuels, UN officials said.  […]

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UN Fund GCF Removes Veto Power Over Climate Projects

UN’s Green Climate Fund changed its rules at the latest meeting where it announced US$267 million towards United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) supported countries. The United Nations’ Green Climate Fund has changed its rules so no single country can block finance, as recently it happened when the US intervened in a Chinese bid. The decision […]

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Cabinet approves moving a Resolution in the first Assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) for amending the Framework Agreement of the ISA for opening up the ISA membership to all countries that are members of the United Nations

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval for moving a Resolution in the first Assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) for amending the Framework Agreement of the ISA for opening up the ISA membership to all countries that are members of the United Nations. Benefits: Opening […]

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