Posts Tagged ‘United Nations Environment Programme’

UN chief appoints Amina Mohamed,Kenyan national as UNEP deputy executive director

Saturday, May 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 14,2011

UNITED NATIONS, May 13 (Xinhua) — UN Secretary-general Ban Ki- moon on Friday announced the appointment of Amina Mohamed, a Kenyan national, as assistant secretary-general and deputy executive director of the UN Environment Program (UNEP).

Ms. Mohamed brings a wealth of experience to this Read more…

Humans must change behaviour to save bees, vital for food production – UN report

Friday, March 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News March 11,2011

Bees under bombardment: new report shows multiple factors behind pollinator losses

10 March 2011 –The potentially disastrous decline in bees, a vital pollinating element in food production for the growing global population, is likely to continue unless humans profoundly change their ways, from the use of insecticides to air Read more…