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El centro comercial Màgic de Badalona acoge la exposición “Objetivos del Milenio” Badalona.- La muestra fue presentada hoy por Francesc Julià, director del Centro Comercial Màgic Badalona, Laura Ríbo, directora de Marketing del Centro Comercial Màgic Badalona, y Xavier Longan, coordinador en funciones de la Campaña del Milenio de Naciones Unidas para España. La exposición pedagógica fue creada por los voluntarios culturales de la Fundación Sophia para difundir los ocho Objetivos del Milenio: 1. erradicar la pobreza extrema y el hambre; 2. lograr la enseñanza primaria universal; 3. promover la igualdad entre los sexos y el ensalzamiento de la mujer; 4. reducir la mortalidad de los niños, 5. mejorar la salud materna; 6. combatir el SIDA, la malaria y otras enfermedades; 7. garantizar la sostenibilidad del medio ambiente y, 8. fomentar una alianza mundial para el desarrollo.

"Agradecemos al Centro Comercial Màgic Badalona su apoyo para difundir el mensaje esperanzador de que es posible erradicar la pobreza", agregó Francis J. Helps Lebanon kick off solar powered schools. 24 May 2011 UNDP helps Lebanon kick off solar powered schools Beirut - Teachers and students at 25 public schools in South Lebanon are to benefit from a constant supply of electricity to their offices and classrooms following installation of solar panels that provide an alternative to expensive and polluting diesel generators. Three schools, in Kfour, Akkar and Bekaa, launched solar-panel systems this month with ceremonies including 900 students, representatives of the Government of Lebanon, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the project’s funder, the Government of Spain.

Like many public and private buildings across Lebanon, the schools experience daily blackouts that can last six hours or more. Solar-powered systems enable constant use of equipment, such as photo-copying machines, during sunny days which number more than 300 per year. “We’ve done away with diesel generators,” says Maarouf Rahhal, a director at one of the solar-powered schools. Environmental Impact Assessment of Wind Farms. Click to view the short documentary for an overview of CEDRO’s accomplishments over the past 6 years. Discover CEDRO’s decision making tools in which the various country’s potentials from different technologies have been identified. Know more about the installed sites, the beneficiaries, the systems’ performance and separate estimated Green House Gas (GHG) reductions in KWh, and CEDRO’s total contribution in GHG reduction at the country’s level.

Two-day forum examines democratic transitions. 06 June 2011 Two-day forum examines democratic transitions UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and Prime Minister of Egypt Essam Sharaf, inaugurated the “International Forum on Pathways of Democratic Transitions: International Experiences, Lessons Learnt and the Road Ahead,” in Cairo which ran from 4 – 5 June. The 2-day forum examined experiences of countries in the South in managing democratic transitions in recent years, bringing together leading officials who have led transitions in their countries to reflect on their experience, including former presidents Michelle Bachelet of Chile and B.J Habibie of Indonesia, Senior ANC Negotiator in post-Apartheid South Africa, Mac Maharaj and former Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Celso Amorim.

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