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Indonesia: Partnership helps preserve climate and build green economy

Indonesia is the largest economy in Southeast Asia and growing fast, with a population of over 200 million.  Due to its hot and humid climate, the country faces an increasing demand for air conditioners, with a market estimated to reach 2.5 million units annually by 2015. The currentLue lisää (englanti)

Indonesia: Support for tsunami early warning systems

New York- For the hundreds of volunteers gathered on 14 October 2009 in Aceh, the Indonesian province devastated by the 2004 tsunami, the exercise must have been unsettling for some. But as the alarms sounded and crowds began to flee the coast, participants in IOWave09, a region-wideLue lisää (englanti)

Indonesian President Yudhoyono, UN development chief meet on forests

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono met with United Nations Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark in Jakarta Thursday where they discussed Indonesia’s pioneering efforts to prevent deforestation and degradation as part of a UN initiative. They also discussed theLue lisää (englanti)

Integration of visually and hearing impaired in Turkmenistan

For visually and hearing impaired people in Turkmenistan, the Rehabilitation Center in Ashgabat is more than a place to learn English and make new friends, it is also a vital resource center. The Center, established by the Deaf and Blind Society of Turkmenistan andLue lisää (englanti)

Interaction with the media at the Africa-China conference

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark met with the media on Tuesday 2 November 2010, at the end of her two-day visit to Addis Ababa, where she attended the Africa-China Poverty Reduction and Development Conference. The Administrator highlighted the importance of social protection as a key focus of theLue lisää (englanti)

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

To commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, the following key events are taking place on Monday May 17th:Hong Kong: A high level dialogue on punitive laws, human rights and HIV prevention among men who have sex with men in the Asia Pacific RegionThe United NationsLue lisää (englanti)

International Volunteer Day: Thousands join online film festival

Almost 12,000 people join the United Nations Volunteer trip around the world to celebrate International Volunteer DayVolunteer peer educators fight the spread ofHIV/AIDS in Vanuatu,Fiji, helping raiseawareness and provide access to condoms.(UNV, 2010) Close to 12,000 thousand people contributed toLue lisää (englanti)

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International Women's Day

When women succeed we all win "We come from different parts of the world. We lead different lives. We’ve taken different paths. But we have one thing in common. We are three women who had the opportunities to succeed. Of those born into poverty around the world, women are a majority. Tens ofLue lisää (englanti)

International Women's Day Special: Faces of strength and courage

Videos Female entrepreneurs in Turkmenistan | watch larger version Lue lisää (englanti)

International community tackles energy poverty for MDGs

International Community Must Tackle Energy Poverty to Speed Achievement of Development GoalsNew York ― UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on countries to work together to provide reliable sources of energy to the one fifth of the world’s population currently beyond the reach ofLue lisää (englanti)

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