In February 2011, an international summit in Bonn, Germany officially approved the building of a pan-African Great Green Wall (GGW) in support of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).
A new book has been published in the 'Routledge Research in Gender and Society’ series.
Regional and international women leaders in energy and climate change converged in the UAE to discuss opportunities and challenges to women's empowerment and leadership in climate change, in advance of the UN climate negotiations (COP18) to be held in Doha at the end of this month.
The European Union will freeze for a year its rule that all airlines must pay for their carbon emissions for flights into and out of EU airports, the EU executive said, following threats of international retaliation.
Land used to power European cars with biofuels for one year could produce enough wheat and maize to feed 127 million people, Oxfam reveals ahead of today’s important EU Energy Ministers’ meeting.
23 May 2012 - With nearly 500,000 people displaced, aid agencies warn that Yemen's instability will worsen unless donors increase funding.
The world is suddenly paying attention to the oft-ignored North African country of Mali, as it is racked by its most recent in a long string of crises: a coup d’etat.
Climate Change, Migration, and Conflict in Northwest Africa. Rising Dangers and Policy Options Across the Arc of Tension. Washington, DC: Center for American Progress.
Review of the Implementation in the EU of area K of the Beijing Platform for Action:Women and the Environment. Gender Equality and Climate Change Report. Brussels: EIGE.
From Ignorance to Inclusion. Gender-Responsive Multilateral Adaptation Investments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region. Washington, DC: Heinrich Böll Stiftung.
Soaring prices for staples is thought to have been one of the factors contributing to unrest in Egypt and Tunisia