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Wed 25/10/17
The UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP23, 6 – 17 November) is designed to increase climate action and more sustainable development at all levels of society. The organizers of COP23 are walking the talk –the conference will be made sustainable...
Thu 19/10/17
The UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP23, 6 – 17 November) is designed to increase climate action and more sustainable development at all levels of society. The organizers of COP23 are walking the talk –the conference will be made sustainable...
Fri 21/10/16
ITU's Deputy Secretary-General has inaugurated ITU’s newest bike parking solution, a covered-rack next to ITU’s HQ Tower in Geneva. The rack was co-funded by ITU Mobility, a group of ITU staff championing sustainable commuting, including by...
Tue 26/07/16
Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum, team leader of the climate change and health team within WHO's Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health, biked from Geneva to Paris to attend the Second Global Conference on Health and...
Wed 14/10/15
Following the great success of last year's electric bike loan programme in collaboration with Genèveroule, ITU’s Mobility Club wanted to do something even more impressive in 2015.   Putting a container filled with bikes available for UN...
Tue 14/07/15
This year, the annual Geneva “Bike to work” initiative, launched by PRO VELO Switzerland to promote cycling, was spread out over two months, May and June. The popularity of the event continued to grow with 1,665 companies registering in 2015 (...
Wed 13/08/14
This announcement first appeared on Climate Summit 2014 The UN Secretary-General has announced the members of an advisory group that is charged with promoting sustainable transport systems to further growth and development while protecting the...
Wed 23/07/14
This article first appeared on the UNDP website.   The United Nations system in China teamed up with China Bicycle Association (CBA) and other partners to promote an environmentally-friendly transport mode with a cycling event around the...
Wed 16/07/14
The United Nations Office at Geneva celebrated record levels of participation in this years ‘Bike to work’ campaign. The week long initiative saw 64 teams and a total of 240 participants taking part. This is an increase on 61 teams and 229...
Wed 02/07/14
Driven by a desire to make their projects and operations environmentally responsible, the UN Volunteers (UNV) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) teams in Ecuador used World Environment Day as the occasion to launch their greening...