Martin Kobler: Economic Development Should not Be at the Expense of Nature Conservation

Excerpts from remarks made ​​by Mr. Martin Kobler, Special Representative and head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO), during the Conference on Biodiversity held on June 6th 2014 in Kisangani. As between a proton and a neutron, there is a strong interaction between peace and stability. They are inseparable. Detach them from… Read More

2014: The Age of Sustainable Development

A half-century ago, John F. Kennedy observed that, “man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty and all forms of human life.” Those words speak to us today with special urgency. Our generation can indeed end the ancient scourge of extreme poverty. Yet it can also destroy the earth’s… Read More