UN Expo seeks green solutions for development
04 October 2013, 10:36
Nairobi - The upcoming South-South Development Expo in Kenya will showcase and enhance innovative local solutions to global problems, said UNEP Thursday.
"The Expo is an opportunity to showcase these catalytic and forward-looking projects, transformations and ideas that can underpin a transition towards an inclusive green economy for over seven billion people, rising to nine billion by 2050," United Nations Environment Program Executive Director Achim Steiner said in a statement.
Several former African presidents and senior UN officials will attend the meeting which serves as a strategic opportunity for countries, businesses, organizations and citizens, according to the statement.
The expo will be held from Oct. 28 to Nov. 1.