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2014: Puerto de partido para el nuevo rumbo de Iberoamérica - ISN (2015/3/3)
Este comentario toma la 24 Cumbre Iberoamericana en Monterrey en 2014 como punto de partida para discutir el porvenir de la colaboración interregional, y de la institución de la Secretaria General Iberoamericana (SEGIB). Los autores muestran la nec ...

Elecciones en Uruguay: Mismos colores, nuevo Gobierno, mayores desafíos - ISN (2015/3/3)
Este comentario tematiza las elecciones en Uruguay de 2014, ganadas por Tabaré Vázquez. El autor muestra que la elección de Vázquez se basa en altos niveles de aprobación social y fue confirmada por ambas Cámaras. No obstante esta sólida trans ...

Consumer Prices, OECD - Updated: 3 March 2015 - OECD (2015/3/3)
Falling energy prices push OECD annual inflation down to 0.5% in January 2015

'Imagine Bwindi'music video launched on World Wildlife Day'Imagine Bwindi', by Ugandan musician Richard Kawesa, is expected to reach thousands of people, from local communities living around Bwindi to policymakers (Photo: PCI Media Impact) - IIED, U.K. (2015/3/3)
A new music video celebrates the wildlife of Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – and highlights the links between the park and local communities. The music video is part of a communications programme developed by the NGO PCI Media ...

Vacancy Announcement: Programme Officer - APN (2015/3/3)
1. Who we are looking for A Programme Officer for the Secretariat of the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) *1-year initial contract with possibility of extension 2. Duties and Responsibilities The successful candidate will: Plan ...

Russlands Kampf gegen Terrorismus und »westliche Pseudowerte« - ISN (2015/3/3)
Dieser Bericht thematisiert Russlands Rolle in der globalen Auseinandersetzung mit dem dschihadistischen Terrorismus. Der Autor analysiert die russische Innen- und Aussenpolitik in der dritten Amtsperiode Präsident Putins und beschreibt, wie sie sic ...

Europe Unlikely to Meet Climate Goal, Study Finds - SEI, Sweden (2015/3/3)
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Presentation of OECD’s Going for Growth 2015 at the European Parliament Research Service Library (ASP, 5th floor) on Wednesday, 4 March at 13:30 – 15:00 - OECD (2015/3/3)
The OECD will present the 2015 edition of Going for Growth on Wednesday 4 March, during a policy roundtable organised with the European Parliament Research Service, beginning at 13:30.

R.I. Officials,EPA Celebrate Successful Climate Showcase Communities Partnership (RI) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/3/3)
WARWICK, R.I. – Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation today joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), elected officials, and community leaders to celebrate innovative work accomplished by four Ocean State ...

Community-based Monitoring, Reporting and Verification Know-How: Sharing knowledge from practices - eldis (2015/3/3)
Community-based monitoring, reporting and verification (CMRV), is the involvement of local people in the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon stocks and other forest data. This approach to forest monitoring can potentially provide cost-e ...

Patient, Prudent, Strategic? The 2015 United States National Security Strategy - ISN (2015/3/3)
This brief 1) critiques the updated, 2015 version of the US National Security Strategy (NSS), which outlines the country's broad strategic posture and priorities, and 2) speculates on the strategy's possible impact on the EU.

EPA Approves New Climate-Friendly Refrigerants (HQ) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/3/2)
WASHINGTON – As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is increasing the options for refrigerants used in various kinds of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment in th ...

Zimbabwe and South Africa: Security Takes Precedence over Economy - ISN (2015/3/2)
This brief looks at South Africa's foreign policy towards Zimbabwe since the latter's July 2013 elections and speculates on what it says about Pretoria's economic diplomacy. In particular, the brief 1) examines the reasons why Pretoria decided to pla ...

Priorities Within the Intelligence Services in the Fight against Terror - ISN (2015/3/2)
This brief takes a critical look at the information gathering activities intelligence agencies are now performing in their counterterrorism programs. It concludes that the agencies are now collecting increased amounts of data, but that's not necessar ...

Community-led solutions: key force in tackling wildlife crimeA Conservancy Rhino Ranger in Namibia stands proudly before a cow and calf that he has tracked during a patrol. Rhino sightings have increased over the past 12 months thanks to an expanded Rhino - IIED, U.K. (2015/3/2)
Researchers, community representatives, United Nations and government officials and NGOs have issued a set of recommendations on engaging communities in combating the illegal wildlife trade. The recommendations come on the eve of World Wildlife Day ...

Issues in captive coal block development in India - eldis (2015/3/2)
Given the high global demand for and the ever-rising price of oil and the abundance of comparatively inexpensive coal in their own region, India and China have long been heavily dependent on it as a source of energy to meet the needs of their people ...

Challenges in solar power development in India - eldis (2015/3/2)
Despite the fact that India has 300 days of sunlight annually on average, solar power plays an almost insignificant role in the Indian energy mix. What many fail to see is the technological, financial, institutional and structural complexity that ne ...

Deforestation in Brazil is rising again — after years of decline - SEI, Sweden (2015/3/2)
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Spain needs to further factor the environment into its recovery agenda, says OECD - OECD (2015/3/2)
The OECD’s latest Environmental Performance Review of Spain finds the country has decreased the energy and carbon intensity of its economy, reduced industrial pollution and cut per-capita waste generation since 2000.

España necesita integrar más el medio ambiente en su programa de recuperación económica, según la OCDE - OECD (2015/3/2)
La última Evaluación de la OCDE del desempeño ambiental de España concluye que, desde 2000, se ha reducido la intensidad de la economía en consumo de energía y carbono, ha descendido la contaminación industrial y se ha recortado la generación ...

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