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  • WHO Health in Rio+20: Measuring Health Gains from Sustainable Development

    Measuring health can tell us how well we are advancing sustainable development. Choosing the right indicators of healthy development is important to measuring progress that is meaningful to human wellbeing. This report provides thematic briefings on key Rio+20 themes from a WHO analysis and expert consultation.


  • Africa: Digital Graveyard

    Mobile phones and computers have transformed the lives of many - yet billions of discarded electronic devices are ending up in landfills in the world’s poorest countries, posing a potentially lethal toxic threat. But one African country is finding innovative ways to handle this so called "e-waste."


  • This video provides information on the climate panel Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation.