LUANDA, 29 October 2010 – Chevron will contribute USD 1 million towards a project by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) that will help introduce entrepreneurship as a subject in secondary schools of Angola.
NEW DELHI, 29 October 2010 – Participants at the Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference (DIREC 2010) voiced support for a UN campaign that aims for universal access to modern energy services and called on the international community to give this goal the highest priority.
NEW DELHI, 28 October 2010 – Kandeh K. Yumkella, the Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), today received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy from the TERI University in New Delhi.
A new e-brochure from the European Commission showcasing its efforts to speed up the progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) illustrates how millions of the world’s neediest people are already benefiting from EU help.
New 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 of the electricity grid.
The World Bank also announced that it will invest $200m in mini-grid and stand alone renewable energy schemes in Nigeria. It said the federal and state governments, co-financiers of the project, will pool an extra $100m.