Daily Archives: September 17, 2015

Harnessing the power and potential of ICTs for local development

08 Mar 2012Meryem Youssfi, public documents coordinator for the city of Chefchaouan, Morroco, said the new software system that the city of Malaga provided has streamlined her work and made it possible to do her work more efficiently. “It also saves me a lot of headaches,” she said. UNDP is helping local governments to improve

Global Forum in Istanbul to focus on action agenda for UN “Rio + 20” Sustainable Development summit

14 Mar 2012Marine life in the Mediterranean could be seriously affected by rising sea temperatures, with impacts on livelihoods and food supply. Photo: Alper Acar/UNDP Turkey Istanbul — Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan of Turkey and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan will open discussions on March 22 in a high-level forum

Small island states get boost for moving into renewable energy

08 Dec 2010 CANCUN — Some of the smallest and most vulnerable island nations in the world will benefit from a new initiative aimed at increasing these countries’ access to renewable sources of energy. This follows the signing in Cancun today of a memorandum of understanding between the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), the

McDonough To Join Omidyar Network As Partner

REDWOOD CITY, California, Sept. 16, 2015 / PRNewswire — Omidyar Network announced today that Lorraine McDonough will join the philanthropic investment firm as a partner based in Redwood City. McDonough will serve on the leadership team that guides the organization and will oversee Omidyar Network’s investment management, legal, and finance functions. “We are delighted to have […]