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Mar 04, 2013

The Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (Fespaco) took place in Burkina Faso on 01 March 2013. To reward efforts taken to highlight poverty-environment (P-E) and gender issues PEI Burkina Faso in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment took...

Mar 01, 2013

The Global Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Conference was held in Bogota, Colombia, from 27 to 28 February 2013. The Conference brought together political and development leaders along with 150 participants from over 40 countries, including lead experts and practitioners from governments,...

Feb 20, 2013

One of the objectives of PEI Botswana is to increase the knowledge and awareness of P-E linkages. In 2012 PEI’s has continued support to a series of public dialogues and presentation on various aspects of climate change and P-E linkages. Members from media, academia, civil society, traditional...

Feb 20, 2013

On the 15th of January the Royal Government of Bhutan formalized the Environment, Climate Change and Poverty (ECP) Mainstreaming Reference Group (MRG). The executive ordered states that:

‘Sustainable development is integral to the Royal Government’s development philosophy of Gross...

Feb 20, 2013

In the President of Malawi’s state of the nation address to the parliament on the 8th of February the President re-confirmed Malawi’s commitment to integrating climate change mitigation and adaptation into development planning and reinforced the significance of the PEI supported National...

Feb 20, 2013

[PEI Stories of Change] The twenty-seventh session of the UN Environment Governing Council was held at UN Environment headquarters in Nairobi from 18-22...

Feb 07, 2013

PEI Bhutan is working with the Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC - formerly Planning Commission) and Department of Local Government to promote sustainable development planning and implementation at national and local levels contributing to addressing climate...

Feb 05, 2013

On January 11 2013 the Ministry of Planning and Investment in collaboration with UNDP/UN Environment organized an inception workshop for Phase II of the Poverty Environment Initiative (PEI) to be implemented over three years from...

Jan 11, 2013

[January] Following the work that was supported by the Malawi PEI team to include sustainability indicators in the Agriculture Sector Wide Approach plan (ASWAp), the Ministry of Agriculture and Food security requested PEI...

Jan 11, 2013

From sky to sea, Bangladesh is highly vulnerable to climate change. Changing rainfall patterns, melting glaciers in the Himalayas, increased floods and storms, rising sea levels, all have an impact on Bangladesh, and in particular, on the...

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