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EMG Establishes Group to Integrate Environment into Humanitarian Action

The new Issue Management Group aims to ensure that the environment is considered in humanitarian contexts, by highlighting interlinkages among environmental, humanitarian, human rights, development and security goals.

Nigeria:Seven Energy Reaffirms Commitment to Security, Human Rights

[Vanguard] Seven Energy, the leading indigenous integrated gas development, production and distribution company in south east Nigeria, has reaffirmed its commitment to implementing the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights initiative (VPI) when it hosted the Steering Committee of the

Event: Eighth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific

The Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific was launched in 2009 in Tokyo, Japan with the objective of integrating the 3Rs in policy, planning and development.

Nigeria:USAID Concludes REEEP Project in Nigeria, Lists Achievements

[This Day] The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), an independent agency of the United States (US) federal government that is responsible for administering civilian foreign aid and development assistance, in collaboration with Power Africa, a US power initiative and Winroc

Nigeria:Nigeria Gets $486M Loan to Improve Electricity Transmission

[Daily Trust] The World Bank on Friday approved an International Development Association (IDA) Credit of 486 million dollars for the rehabilitation and upgrading of electricity transmission substations and lines.

Event: Online Course for Policy Makers: Sustainable Energy for SIDS

This free online course for policy makers on 'Sustainable Energy for SIDS' is presented by The Centre of Excellence (COE) for the Sustainable Development of SIDS, a UNDP initiative based on Aruba, in collaboration with Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW Hamburg).

Nigeria:11 Discos Reject 18,648.66mw of Electricity in 14 Days

[Vanguard] Despite several promises made by the Federal Government to ensure total evacuation of generated power to consumers, Nigerians are yet to see any development, as the nation's 11 Distribution Companies, DISCOs rejected 18, 648.66 megawatts (mw) of electricity in the first two week of 201

Tanzania:EU Commits to Facilitating Tanzania's Energy Strategy

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A Delegation of the European Union (EU) has said it will continue to collaborate with the Ministry of Energy in facilitating the development of a National Energy Efficiency Strategy.

Canada Elevates Biomass Energy to Innovate on Forestry

The Canadian government has allocated funding to support research and development of biomass projects for heating and power in an effort to innovate the country’s forest sector and combat the effects of climate change.


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