Dubai Habitat III forum warns that even the most luxury-minded countries need to offer a spectrum of housing options to remain globally competitive. That could offer a significant market for the real-estate industry.
Millions of lives can be saved by ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday stressed at the World Future Energy Summit ...
and Filippo Grandi –
United Nations Development Programme head Helen Clark and Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, make an economic case for helping refugees, and extending support to host countries which receive displaced people.
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The role of a green capital involves not just convening and celebrating green economy players, but also to challenge them and hold them to account. Does Dubai have what it takes? John Elkington asks.
The high dependence of Gulf countries such as Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates poses long-term economic challenges for these states, says LSE associate professor Steffen Hertog.