A tribute to Amos Bien

by Erika Harms Goodbye to a legend and a friend “Finding market solutions to environmental problems is the only way we will succeed”. This was the mantra by which Amos Bien practiced sustainable tourism. In 2006 when we at the UN Foundation embarked in the process of developing a set of sustainable tourism criteria with…

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Focus on Clean Energy at Summit of the Americas 2015

A new focus on clean energy initiatives at the 2015 Summit of the America shows a growing regional cooperation for sustainable development.  On April 10th and 11th, 2015, the Seventh Summit of the Americas brought together the heads of state and government leaders from every country in the Western Hemisphere for the first time.The Summit,…

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Planet 4 People and Fundación Plan21 Sign Collaboration Agreement

Planet 4 People and Argentina-based non profit organization, Fundación Plan21, announce a new collaboration for training sessions and capacity building projects throughout Latin America. Planet 4 People is excited to announce a new collaboration agreement with Fundación Plan21, a non-profit organization that is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Fundación Plan21 works to preserve natural resources…

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