MDG8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development
Mar 10, 2014 03:12 PM
Agriculture and food security are foremost among the priority areas for India-Africa partnerships, said Anand Sharma, India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry.
[India] [Asia] [Development] [Sustainable Development] [South Asia]
Feb 18, 2014 07:00 PM
Water needs to be priced to reflect its scarcity, said, Montek Singh, Deputy Chairperson, Planning Commission of India, during his valedictory address at DSDS-2014.
[India] [Delhi Sustainable Development Summit] [DSDS 2014] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development]
Feb 12, 2014 10:35 AM
South Asian region is most vulnerable to climate change impact, warns Thet Thet Zin, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry, Myanmar.
[South Asia] [Sustainable Development] [Climate Change] [Myanmar] [India] [Greenhouse emission] [Bhutan]
Feb 10, 2014 12:30 PM The government of Madhya Pradesh is holding an international conference this week on the conservation and protection of wetlands and lakes.
Feb 06, 2014 11:15 PM
India’s External Affairs minister, Salman Khurshid, warned that continuation of shortages of water and food would lead the world to more tensions and conflicts.
[Delhi Sustainable Development Summit] [DSDS 2014] [Sexual Violence] [UN] [MDGs] [Business] [Energy crisis]
Feb 03, 2014 09:30 AM The theme for this year’s DSDS summit is attaining food, water, and energy security for all.
Jan 29, 2014 12:15 PM
Sustainable Development Goals must incorporate targets for both developing and developed countries, writes Chandrashekhar Dasgupta, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.
[South Asia] [MDGs] [Sustainable Development]
Jan 21, 2014 07:04 PM
A roundtable meet organised by German Development Bank in New Delhi highlighted the outstanding Indo-German partnership in renewable energy sector.
[Solar energy] [Renewable Energy] [Solar power] [Sustainable Development] [South Asia]
Dec 19, 2013 06:38 PM The Companies Act-2013 is a unique attempt to allow the private sector to complement government efforts for achieving the MDGs, said Shashi Tharoor, India's Minister of State for Human Resource Development.
Nov 04, 2013 04:05 PM
The Global South-South Development Expo is the world’s biggest stage for development solutions created in the South for the South.
[Sustainable Development] [Asia] [Africa] [South Asia]
Oct 31, 2013 01:21 PM
The summit organised by TERI-BCSD in partnership witnessed participation from some of the leading corporate enterprises with the vision of mainstreaming sustainability.
[Sustainable Development] [South Asia] [India] [Delhi]
Sep 25, 2013 12:43 PM
"The world leaders must provide visionary leadership and sincere commitment for achieving common goals for the sustenance of our world," she said.
[South Asia] [Bangladesh] [Sustainable Development] [Millennium Development Goals] [Sheikh Hasina]
Jul 02, 2013 06:01 PM
The targets that have already been met include halving the number of people living in extreme poverty and providing more than two billion people with access to improved sources of drinking water.
[Sustainable Development] [Poverty and hunger] [Millennium Development Goals]
May 30, 2013 01:43 PM
Representatives of the disabled community in India strongly advocate for the inclusion of disability in the post-2015 development agenda.
[Millennium Development Goals] [MDGs] [India] [Disability] [South Asia]
May 23, 2013 01:05 PM
Provision of grant assistance by India has substantially increased during the last few years mainly for social infrastructure development and emergency rehabilitation.
[Sri Lanka] [Developing nations] [Development Aid] [South Asia] [India]
Apr 05, 2013 01:05 PM
In Sri Lanka 20 million citizens suffer from lack of access to clean water. To remedy this non-profits and Governments of different countries are working together to develop the Sri Lanka Water Project.
[Health] [Sri Lanka] [MDGs] [Water]
Feb 02, 2013 02:10 PM
Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade, Quebec, Canada, Jean-Francois Lisee who was in Delhi to attend the TERI-organised conference, the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit-2013 (DSDS), tells OneWorld that leading by example is the key to ensuring every nation takes climate change seriously.
[Climate change] [Quebec] [Sustainability] [USA]
Jan 31, 2013 02:40 PM
Overwhelming floods, recurring tsunamis, and increasing water levels-these are some of the perils that islands face all over the world. Heads of island countries like Seychelles, Kiribati and Guyana meet at the DSDS 2013 to discuss the future they want for their countries in terms of sustainable development.
[Island nations] [Climate change] [Sustainable development] [Rio 20+] [DSDS 2013]
Jan 24, 2013 12:40 PM A global treaty is set to change the very alchemy of controlling and managing mercury. Under the legally-binding agreement, appropriately named the Minamata Convention on Mercury, nations around the world would abide by a set of measures designed to control and curb the use of mercury, both in every-day products like thermometers and light bulbs and in sectors like mining, cement and power.