Tag: sustainable development

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "Since President Jair Bolsonaro honored me with the mission of heading the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, I have worked on three core priorities: pandemic response, economic recovery and sustainable development, including the fight against...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A group of 106 domestic and foreign companies, as well as 10 sector associations, have joined forces to ask Brazil to play a leading role in climate negotiations. The entrepreneurs also ask the country...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Uruguay, Bangladesh and the United Arab Emirates have become the first countries to be admitted as full members of the New Development Bank (NDB), which until now consisted of the BRICS states (Brazil, Russia,...
By Melissa Van Brunnersum, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – AgeRio released survey results last month indicating that between 2013 and 2017, the state development agency provided loans worth R$56 million for thirty projects to promote innovation and economic...
By Melissa Van Brunnersum, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In April, Rio's Secretariat of Education and the energy giant Shell launched the educational project, NXplorers, which aims to develop sustainable solutions to water, energy, and food usage, as...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The 8th World Water Forum got underway on Monday with President Temer and eleven other heads of state gathering in Brazil’s capital Brasilia to discuss the sustainable use of...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On March 15th, the city of Rio de Janeiro delivered sixteen eco-friendly apartments to residents of hillside favela communities of Babilônia and Chapéu Mangueira behind the neighborhood of Leme....
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The UN's Rio+20 Earth Summit has ended with broad agreements and a general “renewing of commitment” to sustainable development, greener economies and the eradication of poverty, after delegates from nearly 200...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As Rio+20, the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, enters the final 24 hours of its three-day High-Level Summit the world eagerly awaits news of the agreements reached or torn...

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