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Sustainable development

12/05/2014 at 17:15h

Embraer, Boeing enter into partnership

The aircraft manufacturing companies based in Brazil and the United States have signed a memorandum of understanding for implementation of a biofuels research centre.

11/05/2014 at 07:00h

Brazil-Lebanon Cultural Centre hosts exhibition on art and recycling

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The exhibition 'Recycle into Art' is held in the cultural centre, in Beirut, from May 15th to 22nd. Event will have fashion items made of recycled material by Brazilian Katia Awar and Spanish Sandra Fernandez.

27/04/2014 at 07:00h

Arabs to undergo forest surveillance training in Brazil

Brazil’s Space Research Institute has signed an agreement with the FAO to introduce the Brazilian system to technicians from 22 countries this year and in the next, including Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.

24/04/2014 at 16:52h

Morocco reaches Millennium Goal for hunger

The director-general of FAO, José Graziano, says the country is among the awarded for reaching the goal before the deadline.

14/03/2014 at 18:25h

UN-Dubai Award: Enrolments open until the 31st

The accolade is presented to best practices in urban management, and is currently in its 10th edition. Prizes will be awarded to twelve initiatives.

26/02/2014 at 17:46h

Brasília to host World Water Forum

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The capital of Brazil has been chosen to host the eighth edition of the meeting, in 2018. The voting took place during a World Water Council meeting in South Korea.

11/02/2014 at 19:44h

Brasília bids to host World Water Forum

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Brazil’s Federal District governor Agnelo Queiroz says the event is a chance for the country’s capital to show its commitment to sustainability and to discuss water resource management.

04/02/2014 at 17:06h

Emirates to host UN climate meeting

The event will take place on May 4th and 5th in preparation for the United Nations climate summit, due to be held in September in New York.

25/01/2014 at 07:00h

World faces 849 million hectare deforestation

There will be a loss of 849 million hectares of green lands by 2050, if the current deforestation rate continues. The figure is part of a UNEP study and represents nearly the size of Brazil.

23/01/2014 at 19:02h

Registration for the Dubai Award is now open

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Human and urban development projects may be registered up until March 31. Award is promoted by UN-Habitat and the government of Dubai. Brazilian projects won in previous editions.

28/12/2013 at 07:00h

Abu Dhabi to host Sustainability Week

Event will run from January 18th to 25th in the United Arab Emirates. The World Future Energy Summit, the program’s highlight, will focus on projects worth a combined US$ 8 billion.

15/12/2013 at 07:00h

Business formalization attracts international interest

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Sebrae agency has signed a cooperation deal with the ILO and will showcase the experience of micro-entrepreneurs to other countries. The initiative has led to 3.6 million businesses being formalized.