Svetlana Valieva

As the international community observed the UN World Water Day last Friday, March 22, two Central Asian countries were part of important talks at UN Headquarters in New York concerning water-sharing.

Sub-Saharan Africa
Debay Tadesse (ISS)

In the lead-up to the current crisis in Mali, the impact of climate change should have been a part of the preparation process undertaken by policy makers.

Bangkok, 31 August 2012 - Climate change will cripple the ASEAN goal of economic integration by 2015.

Rémi Dourlot (Interview)

In early June, ECC editors interviewed Rémi Dourlot from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) for West and Central Africa, based in Dakar, Senegal, on the Sahel food crisis.

Mohamed Issa

MIGOMBANI, 16 May 2012 – The East African archipelago of Zanzibar is attempting to win “environmental independence” from Tanzania by joining an organisation that promotes the sustainable development of islands in the Indian Ocean.

Asia
Ahmad Rafay Alam
19 April 2012 - The avalanche that engulfed the Gayari camp located on the Siachen Glacier, burying 124 soldiers and 14 civilians, is a national tragedy.
James Hookway

11 April 2012 - The Philippine government said its newest warship is locked in a standoff with two Chinese surveillance vessels in a fresh dispute over fishing rights in the resource-rich South China Sea, potentially escalating an already-tense security environment in the contested region.

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