Ibrahim Thial

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Ibrahim Thial said : “The message is clear. We will see an increasing number of droughts with unprecedented severity, which are exacerbated by climate change. No country or region, rich or poor, is immune to the vagaries of drought. The ARC-led XCF will become an important tool to help African countries to cope effectively with the impacts of drought,” External link

thisdayonline Tuesday, October 29, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial added : “Currently, through the Drought Initiative, the UNCCD is helping 35 of Africa’s 57 countries to create the mechanisms they need to take early action to avert drought disasters. Today, Africa is ramping up pre-emptive actions as a unified front against future drought and climate-induced disasters in the region,” External link

thisdayonline Tuesday, October 29, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "an important tool to help African countries to cope effectively with the impacts of drought" External link

globalissues Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "The message is clear. We will see an increasing number of droughts with unprecedented severity, which are exacerbated by climate change. No country or region, rich or poor, is immune to the vagaries of drought," "The UNCCD is helping 35 of Africa's 57 countries to create the mechanisms they need to take early action to avert drought disasters. Today, Africa is ramping up pre-emptive actions as a unified front against future drought and climate-induced disasters in the region" External link

globalissues Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Today marks the beginning of a unified front against drought and climate-induced disasters in the African region," External link

globalissues Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “The message is clear. We will see an increasing number of droughts with unprecedented severity, which are exacerbated by climate change. No country or region, rich or poor, is immune to the vagaries of drought. The ARC-led XCF will become an important tool to help African countries to cope effectively with the impacts of drought,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, October 23, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial added : “Currently, through the Drought Initiative, the UNCCD is helping 35 of Africa’s 57 countries to create the mechanisms they need to take early action to avert drought disasters. Today, Africa is ramping up preemptive actions as a unified front against future drought and climate-induced disasters in the region,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, October 23, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “There are powerful voices shaking multilateralism but [I’d say] that there is no alternative to it. The planet is burning, our food supplies are being jeopardised. You ask yourself that, where are we going? We cannot continue to exploit our planet for the rest of any president’s term or political party,” External link

scientificamerican Friday, September 20, 2019 12:56:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "There are powerful voices shaking multilateralism but [I'd say] that there is no alternative to it. The planet is burning, our food supplies are being jeopardised. You ask yourself that, where are we going? We cannot continue to exploit our planet for the rest of any president's term or political party," External link

news18 Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “There is need to incentivise investments in land restoration,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 14, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "When young people from one part of the world cannot produce enough for their families, they will have to move to another place. And we cannot stop them from migrating," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 14, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "It's all degraded land. You have the population growing on the one hand and resources shrinking on the other," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 14, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "I know that area well and they do not hate each other. They are simply competing over land and water," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 14, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Now they are every other year," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 14, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “There is need to incentivise investments in land restoration,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 14, 2019 5:40:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “We have woken up to the fact that we will see more frequent and severe droughts, a phenomenon that will be exacerbated by climate change” External link

un-org Saturday, September 14, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “To my mind, this was the conference where we put people at the heart of what we do,” External link

Hindu Saturday, September 14, 2019 12:00:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “We have woken up to the fact that we will see more frequent and severe droughts, a phenomenon that will be exacerbated by climate change” External link

unmultimedia-en Friday, September 13, 2019 10:55:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Renewable energy is one of the solutions to restore land as it can help conserve food or develop irrigation systems,” “There are a lot of areas for cooperation” External link

pv-magazine Friday, September 13, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Drought is a major obstacle to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 15. We need to move faster in our fight against drought. Let us dust this villain, and mitigate climate change,” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Drought is a major obstacle to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 15. We need to move faster in our fight against drought. Let us dust this villain, and mitigate climate change,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Drought is a major obstacle to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 15. We need to move faster in our fight against drought. Let us dust this villain, and mitigate climate change,” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:44:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “I am excited to see an all women panel here at the COP14. Gender mainstreaming into all activities and policies on drought preparedness increases our effectiveness” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:44:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Drought is a major obstacle to achieving sustainable development goal-15 (reverse land degradation). We need to move faster in our fight against drought. Let us dust this villain, and mitigate climate change” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, September 11, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Drought is a major obstacle to achieving sustainable development goal-15 (SDG-15). We need to move faster in our fight against drought. Let us dust this villain, and mitigate climate change ," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 11, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "We are still far short of resources that are needed to reverse the trends of degradation we are seeing today," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "We need public funding as much as we need private investments. Public funds alone will be insufficient. It is important to mobilize private investors for business sake on land restoration," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Many countries and communities are investing their own funds. Farmers are doing a lot by investing their own resources. We are not yet in scale. We have global funds, and global environment facilities but the resources that are available today to address land degradation are not sufficient," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Agreements we reach here will be crucial in protecting and managing land,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 9, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “We need public and private funds. We are still far short of resources,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 9, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "The Prime Minister is expected to make his statement on MondayI cannot tell you more. Please stay tuned. The Prime Minister will make his announcement. We are expecting a good announcement there," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Land is providing us with 99.7 per cent of the food we eat. It is also providing us with water we drink - the quality of the water we get is coming from land and its ecosystems," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "It is estimated that desertification alone is generating a loss of between 10 and 17 per cent of the global GDP," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "In very simple terms, the message is to say: invest in land restoration as a way of improving livelihoods, in reducing vulnerabilities contributing to climate change, and reducing risks for the economy," External link

globalissues Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "The good news is that the technology, the science and the knowledge is there to actually reduce land degradation and fix this phenomenon once and for all," External link

globalissues Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "We are fast running out of time to build our resilience to climate change, avoid the loss of biological diversity and valuable ecosystems and achieve all other Sustainable Development Goals," External link

globalissues Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "When young people from one part of the world cannot produce enough for their families, they will have to move to another place. And we cannot stop them from migrating," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, September 6, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "It's all degraded land. You have the population growing on the one hand and resources shrinking on the other," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, September 6, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "I know that area well and they do not hate each other. They are simply competing over land and water," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, September 6, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Now they are every other year," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, September 6, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "The transition to sustainable food and agriculture systems is critical for a sustainable future.Both Sikkim and Bhutan show with their 100 per cent organic goals that such a transition is possible," External link

business-standard Friday, September 6, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "When young people from one part of the world cannot produce enough for their families, they will have to move to another place. And we cannot stop them from migrating," External link

trust Friday, September 6, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "It's all degraded land. You have the population growing on the one hand and resources shrinking on the other," External link

trust Friday, September 6, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "I know that area well and they do not hate each other. They are simply competing over land and water," External link

trust Friday, September 6, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Now they are every other year," External link

trust Friday, September 6, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "When young people from one part of the world cannot produce enough for their families, they will have to move to another place. And we cannot stop them from migrating," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "It's all degraded land. You have the population growing on the one hand and resources shrinking on the other," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "I know that area well and they do not hate each other. They are simply competing over land and water," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Now they are every other year," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Bringing science and policy together is a lot like trying tomix oil and water. It seems to be impossible. Science is reductionist. It reduces complex phenomenon into their fundamental parts. Scientists are always testing hypotheses, calculating probabilities and reporting uncertainties. Policy making on the other hand is all about synthesis. Combining elements to try and form a coherent whole” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, September 6, 2019 2:16:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial déclare : "Nous sommes ravis que Timberland rejoigne le mouvement Great Green Wall, une nouvelle merveille du monde qui apporte de l'espoir à des millions de personnes face aux défis les plus pressants du 21e siècle" External link

afp-fr Friday, September 6, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "In most parts of the world, women do not have land rights. Without owning land, they have no access to finance and are thus left behind," External link

business-standard Thursday, September 5, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "I would like to call upon all parties that are in a position to assist to help change legislations that block women's access to land and put in place incentives to promote gender equality," External link

business-standard Thursday, September 5, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “We are thrilled to have Timberland join the Great Green Wall movement an emerging new world wonder that promises to grow hope for millions of people in the face of the 21 st century’s most urgent challenges,” External link

4-traders Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "This is the largest ever COP organised by the UNCCD. We are really excited as it is the 25th anniversary of the UNCCD," External link

business-standard Monday, September 2, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial ajouté : "Avec la publication du rapport spécial du GIEC sur le changement climatique et les terres, qui clarifie les conséquences de l'inaction, nous n'avons plus aucune excuse pour attendre plus longtemps avant d’agir" External link

deutschewelle-fr Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial told : "We lose US$1.3 billion per day due to land degradation. This is how it can affect humanity," External link

bernama Wednesday, July 10, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "a tipping point has been reached in many parts of the world a long time ago," External link

bernama Wednesday, July 10, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “It is like every minute we lose up to 23 hectares of land globally. Every day land degradation is costing humanity up to $1.3 billion,” External link

iran-daily Wednesday, July 10, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “We will celebrate 25 years of UNCCD, of science and legislation and action on the ground by many countries including India. It is extremely important that in the next 25-30 years we align ourselves to achieve the global climate goals,” External link

iran-daily Wednesday, July 10, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "We will celebrate 25 years of UNCCD, of science and legislation and action on the ground by many countries including India. It is extremely important that in the next 25-30 years we align ourselves to achieve the global climate goals," External link

business-standard Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “As long as business does not see that investing on land and restoring land is a good business case, it will not happen,” “Governments will have to review some of the land tenure systems that they have. It may be just a concession saying if you restore this land, I will give you the concession over the land for the next 50 years or for the next 60 years. Then they can harvest and they will leave the land restored rather than leaving it barren” External link

repeatingislands Monday, July 1, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "For example, they make up 40 percent of farm workers, but only one in five own their land and even fewer control it," "Yet, lifting such restrictions would add 240 million jobs and 28 trillion dollars to the economy by 2025. That's like another U.S. economy - and then some - within just six years" External link

allafrica Sunday, June 23, 2019 9:51:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “More and more young people are voicing concern about environmental degradation. Their proposals for solving seemingly intractable environmental issues are often beyond our imagination. With this video competition, we will see the world through their eyes, and get inspiration to protect and restore valuable land and ecosystems to sustain us all today, while securing their future,” External link

unfccc Friday, June 21, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "As long as business does not see that investing on land and restoring land is a good business case, it will not happen," "Governments will have to review some of the land tenure systems that they have. It may be just a concession saying if you restore this land, I will give you the concession over the land for the next 50 years or for the next 60 years. Then they can harvest and they will leave the land restored rather than leaving it barren" External link

globalissues Wednesday, June 19, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “So, the tipping point was reached a long time ago; and most of the time, this is also combined with bad governance at national levels,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, June 19, 2019 9:50:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “So, the tipping point was reached a long time ago; and most of the time, this is also combined with bad governance at national levels,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:48:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “As long as business does not see that investing on land and restoring land is a good business case, it will not happen,” “Governments will have to review some of the land tenure systems that they have. It may be just a concession saying if you restore this land, I will give you the concession over the land for the next 50 years or for the next 60 years. Then they can harvest and they will leave the land restored rather than leaving it barren” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, June 18, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “So, the tipping point was reached a long time ago; and most of the time this is also combined with bad governance at national levels,” External link

premiumtimesng Tuesday, June 18, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “So, the tipping point was reached long time ago; and most of the time this is also combined with bad governance at national levels,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “So, the tipping point was reached long time ago; and most of the time this is also combined with bad governance at national levels,” External link

dailypost Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial explained : "poor land management has degraded an area twice the size of China and shaped a farming sector that contributes nearly a quarter of all greenhouse gases" External link

globalissues Monday, June 17, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "For example, they make up 40 percent of farm workers, but only one in five own their land and even fewer control it," "Yet, lifting such restrictions would add 240 million jobs and 28 trillion dollars to the economy by 2025. That's like another U.S. economy – and then some – within just six years" External link

globalissues Monday, June 17, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “For example, they make up 40 percent of farm workers, but only one in five own their land and even fewer control it,” “Yet, lifting such restrictions would add 240 million jobs and 28 trillion dollars to the economy by 2025. That’s like another U.S. economy – and then some – within just six years” External link

ipsnews Monday, June 17, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial noted : “Yet, the world is determined that by 2030, we will switch from destroying the Earth to making it productive enough to grow a better future for everyone. If we take action to restore our degraded land, it will save $1.3 billion a day to invest in the education, equality and clean energy that can reduce poverty, conflict and environmental migration,” External link

un-org Monday, June 17, 2019 6:38:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial noted : “Yet, the world is determined that by 2030, we will switch from destroying the Earth to making it productive enough to grow a better future for everyone. If we take action to restore our degraded land, it will save $1.3 billion a day to invest in the education, equality and clean energy that can reduce poverty, conflict and environmental migration,” External link

unmultimedia-en Monday, June 17, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial expliqué : "Les pertes économiques dues à la dégradation des terres sont estimées à 1,3 milliard dollars par jour. Chaque minute, 23 hectares de terres sont dégradés" External link

french-news Monday, March 4, 2019 11:18:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial expliqué : "Les pertes économiques dues à la dégradation des terres sont estimées à 1,3 milliard dollars par jour. Chaque minute, 23 hectares de terres sont dégradés" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, February 27, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said ( about Pauline Irene Nguene ) : "This is a very important moment for UN Environment and for our relationship with the ACP countries and its Secretariat. Our collaboration under the terms of this new Memorandum of Understanding will help consolidate and further develop our cooperation on environment and climate change in the context of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development" External link

reliefWeb Monday, December 10, 2018 2:26:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Some of the actions will have to do with the way we produce and the way we consume,” “Our models of production and consumption will have to change. We do not have to have models of production and consumption that harm the environment and keep killing us” External link

taipeitimes Thursday, December 7, 2017 10:00:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial déclaré : "Nous avons eu deux missions à cette assemblée" External link

infosplusgabon Thursday, December 7, 2017 7:24:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Some of the actions will have to do with the way we produce and the way we consume," "Our models of production and consumption will have to change. We do not have to have models of production and consumption that harm the environment and keep killing us" External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, December 6, 2017 7:55:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Scientists from China and Africa should be at the forefront in coming up with innovative green solutions for realizing sustainable development goals,” External link

coastweek Tuesday, September 5, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “The world’s biggest gathering on environment will discuss a range of topics like air quality, chemical pollution, soil, water and marine ecosystem. We expect major decisions to be adopted at all levels to help address challenges facing the planet,” External link

coastweek Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Delegates will discuss pollution on air, soils and marine life and how it is impacting on health of communities and their economic activities. Chemical pollution in particular is degrading ecosystems and affecting quality of life,” External link

coastweek Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial told : “We hope the global decade of action to curb pollution will be adopted at the end of the assembly,” External link

coastweek Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial told : "Droughts have always existed in this part of the world and what is new is their frequency and severity. Countries must build strong early warning systems to boost their preparedness to drought," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, March 9, 2017 7:04:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Both East Africa and the Sahel region are vulnerable to climate change impacts like floods and droughts. It is difficult to predict them and their damage to the economy is huge," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, March 9, 2017 7:04:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "We can put in place systems to alert farmers on impending droughts in order to enhance their preparedness and reduce damage," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, March 9, 2017 7:04:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial remarked : "If people are aware of looming droughts, they will take mitigation measures," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, March 9, 2017 7:04:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "We need to ask ourselves what kind of roads and ports that we can build in the light of sea level rise," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, March 9, 2017 7:04:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "The center is a welcome step, but other countries need to follow this example and urgently invest in climate adaptation" External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, February 6, 2017 9:19:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Even with the Paris Agreement on climate change, our planet is heading for a global warming of around 3 degrees Celsius," "Our survival depends on learning to live on a hotter planet with more extreme weather, erratic rainfall and rising sea levels," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, February 6, 2017 9:19:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said ( about Pauline Irene Nguene ) : "This is a very important moment for UN Environment and for our relationship with the ACP countries and its Secretariat," External link

irishsun Saturday, December 24, 2016 2:28:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "It's the poor in developing countries who are most vulnerable to the impact of climate change on the ecosystems they depend on to for food, shelter and livelihoods," External link

irishsun Tuesday, November 15, 2016 9:36:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "It's the poor in developing countries who are most vulnerable to the impact of climate change on the ecosystems they depend on to for food, shelter and livelihoods," External link

reliefWeb Monday, November 14, 2016 4:18:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial told : “Without a healthy environment, we can’t have healthy people,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7:27:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “We should spread these emerging partnerships to other sectors like air pollution which can’t be tackled without coordinated effort across transport, energy and finance,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7:27:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “It is not incompatible to have good things in life with [a] healthy [environment],” External link

bworldcom Sunday, October 9, 2016 8:29:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "More than a tenth of the world's population faces climate risks," External link

fao-en Monday, September 26, 2016 6:46:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial souligné : "réside dans une grande mesure dans la promotion des modes de production et de consommation durables, la bonne gouvernance des ressources naturelles, et la redistribution des revenus" External link

lopinion Friday, September 9, 2016 6:37:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "As depressing as these numbers are, I hope they act as a further spark for action and change," External link

startribune Thursday, September 1, 2016 6:24:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "As depressing as these numbers are, I hope they act as a further spark for action and change," External link

AP Thursday, September 1, 2016 5:52:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “As depressing as these numbers are, I hope they act as a further spark for action and change,” External link

japantimes Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:55:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "As depressing as these numbers are, I hope they act as a further spark for action and change," External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10:09:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “As depressing as these numbers are, I hope they act as a further spark for action and change,” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, August 31, 2016 9:14:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "As depressing as these numbers are, I hope they act as a further spark for action and change," External link

bostonherald Wednesday, August 31, 2016 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “As depressing as these numbers are, I hope they act as a further spark for action and change,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, August 31, 2016 7:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “As depressing as these numbers are, I hope they act as a further spark for action and change,” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, August 31, 2016 7:38:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "The Montreal Protocol is a living example of what the International community can achieve by bridging science, policy and regular funding, " "The ozone layer is now healing largely due to actions taken under the protocol. The same parties that have crafted the Montreal Protocol are discussing how they can turn this expertise and track record of success to phasing-down HFCs and protecting climate" External link

allafrica Friday, July 22, 2016 4:53:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial remarked : "Space technology can help stem the catastrophic loss of flora and fauna," External link

coastweek Tuesday, June 28, 2016 12:43:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial remarked : "Space technology can help stem the catastrophic loss of flora and fauna," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, June 28, 2016 1:24:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial remarked : "Space technology can help stem the catastrophic loss of flora and fauna," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, June 28, 2016 1:24:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "we need to do the best we can for that land," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, June 18, 2016 1:31:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "we need to do the best we can for that land," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, June 18, 2016 1:31:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “To feed the world’s people, we will need to get the best we can out of the land,” External link

oneworld Friday, June 17, 2016 4:32:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial remarked : "Illegal trade in wildlife threatens biodiversity, peace, security and livelihoods hence the need to involve all partners to end this vice," External link

coastweek Monday, June 6, 2016 11:24:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "We require collective efforts from source, transit and destination countries to stop the killing of iconic wildlife species," External link

coastweek Monday, June 6, 2016 11:24:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "It is vital that governments understand the costs involved in adapting to climate change," External link

allafrica Monday, May 30, 2016 8:04:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “The illegal trafficking of wildlife species remains a global challenge but Africa is hardest hit by this menace. Giant mammals like rhinos and elephants continue to be hunted down by criminal groups,” External link

coastweek Friday, May 27, 2016 5:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “African states have tightened legislation to fight poaching while ivory destination countries have also shown commitment to end this vice,” External link

coastweek Friday, May 27, 2016 5:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial remarked : “Progress has been made at country level to combat wildlife crimes,” External link

coastweek Friday, May 27, 2016 5:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “The illegal trafficking of wildlife species remains a global challenge but Africa is hardest hit by this menace. Giant mammals like rhinos and elephants continue to be hunted down by criminal groups,” External link

coastweek Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:19:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “African states have tightened legislation to fight poaching while ivory destination countries have also shown commitment to end this vice,” External link

coastweek Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:19:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial remarked : “Progress has been made at country level to combat wildlife crimes,” External link

coastweek Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:19:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "There is an increased demand for innovative solutions to sustainability challenges, and new business models are emerging in response," "Consumer demand for sustainable products and services is growing. Companies with innovative business models that have integrated sustainability into their core strategies are growing fast-on average, at a rate of 15 per cent a year-at a time when their respective markets have remained flat" External link

allafrica Thursday, February 26, 2015 11:57:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
assistant1.22%FR10/23/201723/10/2017
directeur12.20%FR09/09/201709/09/2017
deputy director of un environment2.44%EN08/17/201717/08/2017
director of un environment2.44%EN08/17/201717/08/2017
deputy19.51%EN08/01/201701/08/2017
director21.95%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
executive director14.63%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
chief3.66%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
unep deputy chief1.22%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
un environment deputy chief2.44%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
executive director of unep1.22%EN09/06/201606/09/2016
director of unep1.22%EN09/06/201606/09/2016
head10.98%EN09/01/201601/09/2016
unep deputy head1.22%EN09/01/201601/09/2016
unep deputy executive3.66%EN06/27/201627/06/2016
Names Lang Count
Ibrahim ThiawEN79.45%
Ibrahim ThiawFR19.18%
Ibrahim ThiawES1.37%
Ibrahim ThialIT0.00%


 
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Ibrahim Thial said : “The message is clear. We will see an increasing number of droughts with unprecedented severity, which are exacerbated by climate change. No country or region, rich or poor, is immune to the vagaries of drought. The ARC-led XCF will become an important tool to help African countries to cope effectively with the impacts of drought,” External link

thisdayonline Tuesday, October 29, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial added : “Currently, through the Drought Initiative, the UNCCD is helping 35 of Africa’s 57 countries to create the mechanisms they need to take early action to avert drought disasters. Today, Africa is ramping up pre-emptive actions as a unified front against future drought and climate-induced disasters in the region,” External link

thisdayonline Tuesday, October 29, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "an important tool to help African countries to cope effectively with the impacts of drought" External link

globalissues Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "The message is clear. We will see an increasing number of droughts with unprecedented severity, which are exacerbated by climate change. No country or region, rich or poor, is immune to the vagaries of drought," "The UNCCD is helping 35 of Africa's 57 countries to create the mechanisms they need to take early action to avert drought disasters. Today, Africa is ramping up pre-emptive actions as a unified front against future drought and climate-induced disasters in the region" External link

globalissues Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Today marks the beginning of a unified front against drought and climate-induced disasters in the African region," External link

globalissues Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “The message is clear. We will see an increasing number of droughts with unprecedented severity, which are exacerbated by climate change. No country or region, rich or poor, is immune to the vagaries of drought. The ARC-led XCF will become an important tool to help African countries to cope effectively with the impacts of drought,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, October 23, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial added : “Currently, through the Drought Initiative, the UNCCD is helping 35 of Africa’s 57 countries to create the mechanisms they need to take early action to avert drought disasters. Today, Africa is ramping up preemptive actions as a unified front against future drought and climate-induced disasters in the region,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, October 23, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “There are powerful voices shaking multilateralism but [I’d say] that there is no alternative to it. The planet is burning, our food supplies are being jeopardised. You ask yourself that, where are we going? We cannot continue to exploit our planet for the rest of any president’s term or political party,” External link

scientificamerican Friday, September 20, 2019 12:56:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "There are powerful voices shaking multilateralism but [I'd say] that there is no alternative to it. The planet is burning, our food supplies are being jeopardised. You ask yourself that, where are we going? We cannot continue to exploit our planet for the rest of any president's term or political party," External link

news18 Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “There is need to incentivise investments in land restoration,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 14, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "When young people from one part of the world cannot produce enough for their families, they will have to move to another place. And we cannot stop them from migrating," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 14, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "It's all degraded land. You have the population growing on the one hand and resources shrinking on the other," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 14, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "I know that area well and they do not hate each other. They are simply competing over land and water," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 14, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Now they are every other year," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 14, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “There is need to incentivise investments in land restoration,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 14, 2019 5:40:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “We have woken up to the fact that we will see more frequent and severe droughts, a phenomenon that will be exacerbated by climate change” External link

un-org Saturday, September 14, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “To my mind, this was the conference where we put people at the heart of what we do,” External link

Hindu Saturday, September 14, 2019 12:00:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “We have woken up to the fact that we will see more frequent and severe droughts, a phenomenon that will be exacerbated by climate change” External link

unmultimedia-en Friday, September 13, 2019 10:55:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Renewable energy is one of the solutions to restore land as it can help conserve food or develop irrigation systems,” “There are a lot of areas for cooperation” External link

pv-magazine Friday, September 13, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Drought is a major obstacle to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 15. We need to move faster in our fight against drought. Let us dust this villain, and mitigate climate change,” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Drought is a major obstacle to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 15. We need to move faster in our fight against drought. Let us dust this villain, and mitigate climate change,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Drought is a major obstacle to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 15. We need to move faster in our fight against drought. Let us dust this villain, and mitigate climate change,” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:44:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “I am excited to see an all women panel here at the COP14. Gender mainstreaming into all activities and policies on drought preparedness increases our effectiveness” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:44:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Drought is a major obstacle to achieving sustainable development goal-15 (reverse land degradation). We need to move faster in our fight against drought. Let us dust this villain, and mitigate climate change” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, September 11, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Drought is a major obstacle to achieving sustainable development goal-15 (SDG-15). We need to move faster in our fight against drought. Let us dust this villain, and mitigate climate change ," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 11, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "We are still far short of resources that are needed to reverse the trends of degradation we are seeing today," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "We need public funding as much as we need private investments. Public funds alone will be insufficient. It is important to mobilize private investors for business sake on land restoration," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Many countries and communities are investing their own funds. Farmers are doing a lot by investing their own resources. We are not yet in scale. We have global funds, and global environment facilities but the resources that are available today to address land degradation are not sufficient," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 10, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Agreements we reach here will be crucial in protecting and managing land,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 9, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “We need public and private funds. We are still far short of resources,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 9, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "The Prime Minister is expected to make his statement on MondayI cannot tell you more. Please stay tuned. The Prime Minister will make his announcement. We are expecting a good announcement there," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Land is providing us with 99.7 per cent of the food we eat. It is also providing us with water we drink - the quality of the water we get is coming from land and its ecosystems," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "It is estimated that desertification alone is generating a loss of between 10 and 17 per cent of the global GDP," External link

business-standard Saturday, September 7, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "In very simple terms, the message is to say: invest in land restoration as a way of improving livelihoods, in reducing vulnerabilities contributing to climate change, and reducing risks for the economy," External link

globalissues Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "The good news is that the technology, the science and the knowledge is there to actually reduce land degradation and fix this phenomenon once and for all," External link

globalissues Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "We are fast running out of time to build our resilience to climate change, avoid the loss of biological diversity and valuable ecosystems and achieve all other Sustainable Development Goals," External link

globalissues Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "When young people from one part of the world cannot produce enough for their families, they will have to move to another place. And we cannot stop them from migrating," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, September 6, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "It's all degraded land. You have the population growing on the one hand and resources shrinking on the other," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, September 6, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "I know that area well and they do not hate each other. They are simply competing over land and water," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, September 6, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Now they are every other year," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, September 6, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "The transition to sustainable food and agriculture systems is critical for a sustainable future.Both Sikkim and Bhutan show with their 100 per cent organic goals that such a transition is possible," External link

business-standard Friday, September 6, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "When young people from one part of the world cannot produce enough for their families, they will have to move to another place. And we cannot stop them from migrating," External link

trust Friday, September 6, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "It's all degraded land. You have the population growing on the one hand and resources shrinking on the other," External link

trust Friday, September 6, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "I know that area well and they do not hate each other. They are simply competing over land and water," External link

trust Friday, September 6, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Now they are every other year," External link

trust Friday, September 6, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "When young people from one part of the world cannot produce enough for their families, they will have to move to another place. And we cannot stop them from migrating," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "It's all degraded land. You have the population growing on the one hand and resources shrinking on the other," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "I know that area well and they do not hate each other. They are simply competing over land and water," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Now they are every other year," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Bringing science and policy together is a lot like trying tomix oil and water. It seems to be impossible. Science is reductionist. It reduces complex phenomenon into their fundamental parts. Scientists are always testing hypotheses, calculating probabilities and reporting uncertainties. Policy making on the other hand is all about synthesis. Combining elements to try and form a coherent whole” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, September 6, 2019 2:16:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial déclare : "Nous sommes ravis que Timberland rejoigne le mouvement Great Green Wall, une nouvelle merveille du monde qui apporte de l'espoir à des millions de personnes face aux défis les plus pressants du 21e siècle" External link

afp-fr Friday, September 6, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "In most parts of the world, women do not have land rights. Without owning land, they have no access to finance and are thus left behind," External link

business-standard Thursday, September 5, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "I would like to call upon all parties that are in a position to assist to help change legislations that block women's access to land and put in place incentives to promote gender equality," External link

business-standard Thursday, September 5, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “We are thrilled to have Timberland join the Great Green Wall movement an emerging new world wonder that promises to grow hope for millions of people in the face of the 21 st century’s most urgent challenges,” External link

4-traders Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "This is the largest ever COP organised by the UNCCD. We are really excited as it is the 25th anniversary of the UNCCD," External link

business-standard Monday, September 2, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial ajouté : "Avec la publication du rapport spécial du GIEC sur le changement climatique et les terres, qui clarifie les conséquences de l'inaction, nous n'avons plus aucune excuse pour attendre plus longtemps avant d’agir" External link

deutschewelle-fr Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial told : "We lose US$1.3 billion per day due to land degradation. This is how it can affect humanity," External link

bernama Wednesday, July 10, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "a tipping point has been reached in many parts of the world a long time ago," External link

bernama Wednesday, July 10, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “It is like every minute we lose up to 23 hectares of land globally. Every day land degradation is costing humanity up to $1.3 billion,” External link

iran-daily Wednesday, July 10, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “We will celebrate 25 years of UNCCD, of science and legislation and action on the ground by many countries including India. It is extremely important that in the next 25-30 years we align ourselves to achieve the global climate goals,” External link

iran-daily Wednesday, July 10, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "We will celebrate 25 years of UNCCD, of science and legislation and action on the ground by many countries including India. It is extremely important that in the next 25-30 years we align ourselves to achieve the global climate goals," External link

business-standard Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “As long as business does not see that investing on land and restoring land is a good business case, it will not happen,” “Governments will have to review some of the land tenure systems that they have. It may be just a concession saying if you restore this land, I will give you the concession over the land for the next 50 years or for the next 60 years. Then they can harvest and they will leave the land restored rather than leaving it barren” External link

repeatingislands Monday, July 1, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "For example, they make up 40 percent of farm workers, but only one in five own their land and even fewer control it," "Yet, lifting such restrictions would add 240 million jobs and 28 trillion dollars to the economy by 2025. That's like another U.S. economy - and then some - within just six years" External link

allafrica Sunday, June 23, 2019 9:51:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “More and more young people are voicing concern about environmental degradation. Their proposals for solving seemingly intractable environmental issues are often beyond our imagination. With this video competition, we will see the world through their eyes, and get inspiration to protect and restore valuable land and ecosystems to sustain us all today, while securing their future,” External link

unfccc Friday, June 21, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "As long as business does not see that investing on land and restoring land is a good business case, it will not happen," "Governments will have to review some of the land tenure systems that they have. It may be just a concession saying if you restore this land, I will give you the concession over the land for the next 50 years or for the next 60 years. Then they can harvest and they will leave the land restored rather than leaving it barren" External link

globalissues Wednesday, June 19, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “So, the tipping point was reached a long time ago; and most of the time, this is also combined with bad governance at national levels,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, June 19, 2019 9:50:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “So, the tipping point was reached a long time ago; and most of the time, this is also combined with bad governance at national levels,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:48:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “As long as business does not see that investing on land and restoring land is a good business case, it will not happen,” “Governments will have to review some of the land tenure systems that they have. It may be just a concession saying if you restore this land, I will give you the concession over the land for the next 50 years or for the next 60 years. Then they can harvest and they will leave the land restored rather than leaving it barren” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, June 18, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “So, the tipping point was reached a long time ago; and most of the time this is also combined with bad governance at national levels,” External link

premiumtimesng Tuesday, June 18, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “So, the tipping point was reached long time ago; and most of the time this is also combined with bad governance at national levels,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “So, the tipping point was reached long time ago; and most of the time this is also combined with bad governance at national levels,” External link

dailypost Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial explained : "poor land management has degraded an area twice the size of China and shaped a farming sector that contributes nearly a quarter of all greenhouse gases" External link

globalissues Monday, June 17, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "For example, they make up 40 percent of farm workers, but only one in five own their land and even fewer control it," "Yet, lifting such restrictions would add 240 million jobs and 28 trillion dollars to the economy by 2025. That's like another U.S. economy – and then some – within just six years" External link

globalissues Monday, June 17, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “For example, they make up 40 percent of farm workers, but only one in five own their land and even fewer control it,” “Yet, lifting such restrictions would add 240 million jobs and 28 trillion dollars to the economy by 2025. That’s like another U.S. economy – and then some – within just six years” External link

ipsnews Monday, June 17, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial noted : “Yet, the world is determined that by 2030, we will switch from destroying the Earth to making it productive enough to grow a better future for everyone. If we take action to restore our degraded land, it will save $1.3 billion a day to invest in the education, equality and clean energy that can reduce poverty, conflict and environmental migration,” External link

un-org Monday, June 17, 2019 6:38:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial noted : “Yet, the world is determined that by 2030, we will switch from destroying the Earth to making it productive enough to grow a better future for everyone. If we take action to restore our degraded land, it will save $1.3 billion a day to invest in the education, equality and clean energy that can reduce poverty, conflict and environmental migration,” External link

unmultimedia-en Monday, June 17, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial expliqué : "Les pertes économiques dues à la dégradation des terres sont estimées à 1,3 milliard dollars par jour. Chaque minute, 23 hectares de terres sont dégradés" External link

french-news Monday, March 4, 2019 11:18:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial expliqué : "Les pertes économiques dues à la dégradation des terres sont estimées à 1,3 milliard dollars par jour. Chaque minute, 23 hectares de terres sont dégradés" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, February 27, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said ( about Pauline Irene Nguene ) : "This is a very important moment for UN Environment and for our relationship with the ACP countries and its Secretariat. Our collaboration under the terms of this new Memorandum of Understanding will help consolidate and further develop our cooperation on environment and climate change in the context of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development" External link

reliefWeb Monday, December 10, 2018 2:26:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Some of the actions will have to do with the way we produce and the way we consume,” “Our models of production and consumption will have to change. We do not have to have models of production and consumption that harm the environment and keep killing us” External link

taipeitimes Thursday, December 7, 2017 10:00:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial déclaré : "Nous avons eu deux missions à cette assemblée" External link

infosplusgabon Thursday, December 7, 2017 7:24:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Some of the actions will have to do with the way we produce and the way we consume," "Our models of production and consumption will have to change. We do not have to have models of production and consumption that harm the environment and keep killing us" External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, December 6, 2017 7:55:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Scientists from China and Africa should be at the forefront in coming up with innovative green solutions for realizing sustainable development goals,” External link

coastweek Tuesday, September 5, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “The world’s biggest gathering on environment will discuss a range of topics like air quality, chemical pollution, soil, water and marine ecosystem. We expect major decisions to be adopted at all levels to help address challenges facing the planet,” External link

coastweek Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “Delegates will discuss pollution on air, soils and marine life and how it is impacting on health of communities and their economic activities. Chemical pollution in particular is degrading ecosystems and affecting quality of life,” External link

coastweek Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial told : “We hope the global decade of action to curb pollution will be adopted at the end of the assembly,” External link

coastweek Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial told : "Droughts have always existed in this part of the world and what is new is their frequency and severity. Countries must build strong early warning systems to boost their preparedness to drought," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, March 9, 2017 7:04:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Both East Africa and the Sahel region are vulnerable to climate change impacts like floods and droughts. It is difficult to predict them and their damage to the economy is huge," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, March 9, 2017 7:04:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "We can put in place systems to alert farmers on impending droughts in order to enhance their preparedness and reduce damage," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, March 9, 2017 7:04:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial remarked : "If people are aware of looming droughts, they will take mitigation measures," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, March 9, 2017 7:04:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "We need to ask ourselves what kind of roads and ports that we can build in the light of sea level rise," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, March 9, 2017 7:04:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "The center is a welcome step, but other countries need to follow this example and urgently invest in climate adaptation" External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, February 6, 2017 9:19:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "Even with the Paris Agreement on climate change, our planet is heading for a global warming of around 3 degrees Celsius," "Our survival depends on learning to live on a hotter planet with more extreme weather, erratic rainfall and rising sea levels," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, February 6, 2017 9:19:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said ( about Pauline Irene Nguene ) : "This is a very important moment for UN Environment and for our relationship with the ACP countries and its Secretariat," External link

irishsun Saturday, December 24, 2016 2:28:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "It's the poor in developing countries who are most vulnerable to the impact of climate change on the ecosystems they depend on to for food, shelter and livelihoods," External link

irishsun Tuesday, November 15, 2016 9:36:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "It's the poor in developing countries who are most vulnerable to the impact of climate change on the ecosystems they depend on to for food, shelter and livelihoods," External link

reliefWeb Monday, November 14, 2016 4:18:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial told : “Without a healthy environment, we can’t have healthy people,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7:27:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “We should spread these emerging partnerships to other sectors like air pollution which can’t be tackled without coordinated effort across transport, energy and finance,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7:27:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “It is not incompatible to have good things in life with [a] healthy [environment],” External link

bworldcom Sunday, October 9, 2016 8:29:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "More than a tenth of the world's population faces climate risks," External link

fao-en Monday, September 26, 2016 6:46:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial souligné : "réside dans une grande mesure dans la promotion des modes de production et de consommation durables, la bonne gouvernance des ressources naturelles, et la redistribution des revenus" External link

lopinion Friday, September 9, 2016 6:37:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "As depressing as these numbers are, I hope they act as a further spark for action and change," External link

startribune Thursday, September 1, 2016 6:24:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "As depressing as these numbers are, I hope they act as a further spark for action and change," External link

AP Thursday, September 1, 2016 5:52:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “As depressing as these numbers are, I hope they act as a further spark for action and change,” External link

japantimes Thursday, September 1, 2016 1:55:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "As depressing as these numbers are, I hope they act as a further spark for action and change," External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10:09:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “As depressing as these numbers are, I hope they act as a further spark for action and change,” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, August 31, 2016 9:14:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "As depressing as these numbers are, I hope they act as a further spark for action and change," External link

bostonherald Wednesday, August 31, 2016 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “As depressing as these numbers are, I hope they act as a further spark for action and change,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, August 31, 2016 7:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “As depressing as these numbers are, I hope they act as a further spark for action and change,” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, August 31, 2016 7:38:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "The Montreal Protocol is a living example of what the International community can achieve by bridging science, policy and regular funding, " "The ozone layer is now healing largely due to actions taken under the protocol. The same parties that have crafted the Montreal Protocol are discussing how they can turn this expertise and track record of success to phasing-down HFCs and protecting climate" External link

allafrica Friday, July 22, 2016 4:53:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial remarked : "Space technology can help stem the catastrophic loss of flora and fauna," External link

coastweek Tuesday, June 28, 2016 12:43:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial remarked : "Space technology can help stem the catastrophic loss of flora and fauna," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, June 28, 2016 1:24:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial remarked : "Space technology can help stem the catastrophic loss of flora and fauna," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, June 28, 2016 1:24:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "we need to do the best we can for that land," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, June 18, 2016 1:31:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "we need to do the best we can for that land," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, June 18, 2016 1:31:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “To feed the world’s people, we will need to get the best we can out of the land,” External link

oneworld Friday, June 17, 2016 4:32:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial remarked : "Illegal trade in wildlife threatens biodiversity, peace, security and livelihoods hence the need to involve all partners to end this vice," External link

coastweek Monday, June 6, 2016 11:24:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "We require collective efforts from source, transit and destination countries to stop the killing of iconic wildlife species," External link

coastweek Monday, June 6, 2016 11:24:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "It is vital that governments understand the costs involved in adapting to climate change," External link

allafrica Monday, May 30, 2016 8:04:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “The illegal trafficking of wildlife species remains a global challenge but Africa is hardest hit by this menace. Giant mammals like rhinos and elephants continue to be hunted down by criminal groups,” External link

coastweek Friday, May 27, 2016 5:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “African states have tightened legislation to fight poaching while ivory destination countries have also shown commitment to end this vice,” External link

coastweek Friday, May 27, 2016 5:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial remarked : “Progress has been made at country level to combat wildlife crimes,” External link

coastweek Friday, May 27, 2016 5:41:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “The illegal trafficking of wildlife species remains a global challenge but Africa is hardest hit by this menace. Giant mammals like rhinos and elephants continue to be hunted down by criminal groups,” External link

coastweek Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:19:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : “African states have tightened legislation to fight poaching while ivory destination countries have also shown commitment to end this vice,” External link

coastweek Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:19:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial remarked : “Progress has been made at country level to combat wildlife crimes,” External link

coastweek Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:19:00 PM EAT

Ibrahim Thial said : "There is an increased demand for innovative solutions to sustainability challenges, and new business models are emerging in response," "Consumer demand for sustainable products and services is growing. Companies with innovative business models that have integrated sustainability into their core strategies are growing fast-on average, at a rate of 15 per cent a year-at a time when their respective markets have remained flat" External link

allafrica Thursday, February 26, 2015 11:57:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
assistant1.22%FR10/23/201723/10/2017
directeur12.20%FR09/09/201709/09/2017
deputy director of un environment2.44%EN08/17/201717/08/2017
director of un environment2.44%EN08/17/201717/08/2017
deputy19.51%EN08/01/201701/08/2017
director21.95%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
executive director14.63%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
chief3.66%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
unep deputy chief1.22%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
un environment deputy chief2.44%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
executive director of unep1.22%EN09/06/201606/09/2016
director of unep1.22%EN09/06/201606/09/2016
head10.98%EN09/01/201601/09/2016
unep deputy head1.22%EN09/01/201601/09/2016
unep deputy executive3.66%EN06/27/201627/06/2016
Names Lang Count
Ibrahim ThiawEN79.45%
Ibrahim ThiawFR19.18%
Ibrahim ThiawES1.37%
Ibrahim ThialIT0.00%


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