European Year for Development

European Year for Development

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World Wildlife Day
World Wildlife Day celebrates the variety of species worldwide, but raises awareness about wildlife trafficking at the same time.
  • New York
    United States
  • 03 March 2015
Christiana Figueres - UNRIC Press Briefing
This is probably the most difficult task we have ever given ourselves...
Piero Fassino
Mr Fassino reflects on the development cooperation of his city.
  • 20 March 2015
World Summit Climate & Territories
Local and regional governments (LRGs), through the policies they implement and their cooperation practices, are key actors in the fight agai
  • Lyon
    France
  • 01-02 July 2015
Local priorities to tackle economic development challenges
How can we empower local governments as leaders of development?
Disaster Risk Reduction, Resilience, Climate Change Adaptation: Joining the Dots for Sustainable Development
Disaster Risk Reduction, Resilience, Climate Change Adaptation: Joining the Dots for Sustainable Development
  • Brussels
    Belgium
  • 03 June 2015
ALNU 1er prix projet 2015 lycée Nic Biver Dudelange
Dans le cadre de l’année européenne pour le développement en 2015, l’Association Luxembourgeoise pour les Nations Unies (ALNU) a réalisé son
Interview Frédéric Vallier: "Countries will fail to meet climate targets without regional efforts"
Frédéric Vallier spoke to EurActiv France at the World Summit Climate & Territories in Lyon.
Afghanistan tank
Why is development challenging in conflict-affected & fragile states, and should we be more honest with the public that it doesn't
Untreated effluents from tanneries in Hazaribagh
Bangladeshi tanneries have been often reported in the news for alarming pollution and deplorable social and working conditions.
Jessica Kate Simonds
Action/2015 UK youth panelist, Jessica Kate Simonds reflects on her hopes for collaboration between decision makers and youth.
Three polar bears on an ice flow
UK Energy Minister, Lord Bourne, has welcomed the creation of Muslim Climate Action (MCA), a new coalition of UK Muslim organisations concer
Women in Bangladesh are the first to face the impact of climate change
In Bangladesh, more than 19,100 women have built better systems of support and preparation for disasters.
Hagen and Portmore take the lead in climate change challenge
Tackling climate change at the local level? It is possible!
SUMMIT 2015
More than 150 world leaders are expected to attend the UN Sustainable Development Summit from September 25 to 27.

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