Building cooling: an opportunity for green growth?

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The construction sector consumes up to 40 % of energy and contributes up to 1/3 of the world's annual greenhouse gas emissions. The use...

FAO presents field research resulting from the training of veterinarians in...

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Download logoThe Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) gathered in a two-day interactive debate (August 2 and 3) on the Field research report workshop for the training...

How to encourage more young people to get involved in Africa's...

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Download logoQ. Why is it important to get more young people involved in agriculture and agri-food systems in Africa? Africa has the youngest population in...

COVID-19 pandemic leads to major backsliding on childhood vaccinations, new WHO,...

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23 million children missed out on basic vaccines through routine immunization services in 2020 – 3.7 million more than in 2019 - according to...

Coronavirus – UNICEF signs supply agreement for Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine

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Download logoUNICEF and Sinovac have signed a long-term agreement for the supply of the CoronaVac inactivated virus vaccine against COVID-19 on behalf of the COVAX Facility. Through...

Coronavirus – Geneva Palais briefing note on the current COVID-19-induced education...

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Download logoEven with schools in the northern hemisphere closed for the summer, more than 600 million children in countries not on academic break are still...

40 Per Cent of Children in Eastern and Southern Africa are...

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Download logoUNICEF estimates that 40 per cent of all school-aged children across Eastern and Southern Africa are currently not in school due to COVID19-induced...

Coronavirus – Kenya: Another 410,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses arrive in Kenya,...

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This afternoon 410,000 doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine arrived at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, in Nairobi. The vaccines were donated by the United...

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) Extends EUR20 Million to Burkina...

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Download logoThe International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-idb.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, continues its ongoing commitment to strengthen...

IsDB and THIQAH Sign Agency Agreement to Promote Investment and Trade...

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To underscore the importance of the role of the private sector in sustainable development, job creation and promotion of investment and trade amongst Member...