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10 11The 10th session of the UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme for young specialists from developing countries and countries in transition has been successfully implemented from 3rd to 28th of October 2016 according to the strategy and objectives of the approved Terms of Reference 2016.

global enegry engOn October 27th in the framework of “Open innovations” forum the winner of the second All-Russian competition of implemented innovative projects in the field of energy “The Energy of Breakthrough” Mikhail Chernetskiy will be awarded.

Mikhail is a senior research fellow at The Institute of Thermal Physics under the Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences.

17goals2The conditions for the entry into force of the Paris Agreement on climate change were met on 5 October, when several EU countries deposited their instruments of ratification, thus crossing the threshold of 55 countries, representing 55 percent of global emissions, that will trigger its implementation.

As of today, 74 Parties covering more than 58 per cent of Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions have ratified this landmark document, which will become fully operational on 4 November.

ban ki moon21United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today that the Paris Agreement on climate change signed by world leaders this past April is set to enter into force on 4 November, as enough countries have signed onto the landmark accord to bring it to the emissions threshold that will trigger its implementation.

“This is a momentous occasion,” said Mr. Ban as the latest instruments of ratification were accepted in deposit.

IndiaParisRatificationIndia today ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, bringing the treaty's entry into force "tantalisingly" close.

“The country is embarking on a sustainable development pathway. Prime Minister [Narendra] Modi calls it 'development without destruction,'” UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said after witnessing India becoming the 62nd country to deposit a legal instrument of ratification for the climate pact during a commemorative event on the International Day of Non-Violence.

dugra prasad nepalSpeaking on behalf of Peter Thomson, the President of the United Nations General Assembly, one of the 193-member body’s Vice-Presidents, Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Ambassador of Nepal, said he was encouraged by the fact that many UN Member States have already embedded the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their national plans and policies.

reenconInternational Congress REENCON-XXI «Renewable Energy XXI century: energy and economic efficiency” will be held on 13-14 October 2016 in Moscow.

The Congress is an initiative of the Russian Academy of Sciences, National Research University “Higher School of Economics” and the International Sustainable Energy Development Centre under the auspices of UNESCO.

ban ki moon20The United Nations General Assembly today opened its 71st session, with an emphasis on ensuring that implementation of the new global development goals, adopted by its 193 Member States last year, is well underway.

“The 70th Session launched the SDGs [Sustainable Development Goals], and for integrity’s sake the 71st must be the year we witness the wheels turning on the implementation of all 17 SDGs,” the President of the General Assembly, Peter Thomson, said as he took an oath of office before proceeding to open the new session.

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