Achim Steiner

Steiner Achim

UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme since 2006

Biographie de Steiner Achim

UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme since 2006, Achim Steiner was born in Brazil. He took a degree in philosophy, politics and economics at Oxford University and also studied at the University of London. He was also a student at the German Development Institute in Berlin and at Harvard business school in Boston.

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COP21 IS PUT TO THE TEST BY THE AFRICAN “LABORATORY”•

n°56 Fourth Quarter 2015

Everything suggests that 2015 will remain a watershed year for the environment and sustainable development in  Africa. The   goal of COP21 was to reach a legally binding and universal agreement on climate change. Taking cognizance, in particular, of the development needs of the second largest continent in the world. This continent possesses a very significant share of the world’s natural resources, both renewable and non-renewable, as shown by figures provided by the...