RCM Africa Newsletter first edition, Vol 1 Issue1, July - Sep 2012 
It is with great pleasure that we present the inaugural edition of the Regional Coordination Mechanism (RCM-Africa) quarterly newsletter. We hope that this will be the beginning of a series of constructive and fruitful exchanges that will bring Clusters closer together and be a forum to share information, ideas, good practices and concerns.
We would like to thank everyone who provided inputs and if there are any issues you would like to see in future editions of this newsletter please let us know.
We hope you enjoy this newsletter.
Your messages can be sent to rcmafrica@uneca.org

RCM Africa Newsletter first edition, Vol 1 Issue1, July - Sep 2012 

It is with great pleasure that we present the inaugural edition of the Regional Coordination Mechanism (RCM-Africa) quarterly newsletter. We hope that this will be the beginning of a series of constructive and fruitful exchanges that will bring Clusters closer together and be a forum to share information, ideas, good practices and concerns.

We would like to thank everyone who provided inputs and if there are any issues you would like to see in future editions of this newsletter please let us know.

We hope you enjoy this newsletter.

Your messages can be sent to rcmafrica@uneca.org

OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR The Future We Want By BAN KI-MOON Published: May 23, 2012

Twenty years ago, there was the Earth Summit. Gathering in Rio de Janiero, world leaders agreed on an ambitious blueprint for a more secure future. They sought to balance the imperatives of robust economic growth and the needs of a growing population against the ecological necessity to conserve our planet’s most precious resources — land, air and water. And they agreed that the only way to do this was to break with the old economic model and invent a new one. They called it sustainable development.

Two decades later […]

OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR Powering Sustainable Energy for All By BAN KI-MOON Published: January 11, 2012

As a child growing up during the Korean War, I studied by candlelight. Electric conveniences such as refrigerators and fans were largely unknown. Yet within my lifetime, that reality changed utterly. Easy access to energy opened abundant new possibilities for my family and my nation. […]