UN Economic And Social Commission For Asia And The Pacific (UNESCAP) Three New Publications.

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The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) has posted three new publications to its website.

HIV/AIDS And The Millennium Development Goals

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A new report by the Secretary-General on Declaration of Commitment and HIV/AIDS and Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS: midway to the Millennium Development Goals has been released (A/62/780). The report reviews progress in implementing the 2001 Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS (A/RES/S-26/2) and the 2006 Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS (A/RES/60/262). The findings are based on reports of 147 Member States on national progress in response to HIV. The report represents the most comprehensive body of evidence ever assembled regarding the response to HIV in low-, middle- and high-income countries. Consult individual country progress reports through the UNAIDS website. UN Pulse Permanent Link: HIV/AIDS and the Millennium Development Goals

Billion Tree Campaign (UNEP): Inspired By Prof W Maathai (Kenya), Nobel Peace Prize Laureate For 2004

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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): Billion Tree Campaign

This UNEP campaign encourages "communities, business and industry, civil society organizations and governments ... to enter tree planting pledges online with the objective of planting at least one billion trees worldwide each year." The idea for the campaign was inspired by Professor Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize laureate for 2004 and founder of Kenya's Green Belt Movement. Site also includes facts and figures, tree planting tips, program album, photos, and more. Annotation copyright of  LII.ORG

URL: http://www.unep.org/billiontreecampaign/

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