Andorra La Vella

Andorra La Vella

10.500 - 700 bC - From prehistoric times to the pre-Roman period: first inhabitants of the territory of Andorra as in La Balma de La Margineda, El Cedre in Santa Coloma or l’Antuix in Escaldes-Engordany. 805 - The legend says that Charlemagne founded Andorra in recognition for the help given by its inhabitants against Saracens. Mid-9th century - Consecra ...

Hybrid System and Environmental Evaluation Case House in South of Algeria

Hybrid System and Environmental Evaluation Case House in South of Algeria

Global environmental concerns and the escalating demand for energy, coupled with steady progress in renewable energy technologies, are opening up new opportunities for utilization of renewable energy resources. Hybrid energy (solar and wind) are the most abundant, inexhaustible and clean of all the renewable energy resources till date. Hybrid power gener ...

Municipality of Berat

Municipality of Berat

The city of Berat is located in South-Central Albania, 120 km south of Tirana. It has a population of around 100.000 people . The old town was inscribed in the World Heritage List of UNESCO in 8th of July 2008 as „‟a rare example of an architectural character typical of the Ottoman period „‟. Berat was declared a Museum City in 1961 by the Government of ...

Participationand Transparency

The Civic Education Project (CEP) held its eighth annual International Student Conference, Participation and Transparency at the Turn of the Century, 5–10 May 2000 in Budapest, Hungary. The conference brought together an impressive group of outstanding students representing twenty countries across Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia—all the countries ...

Khost a Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile

Khost a Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile

The Socio-Economic and Demographic Profiles were a collaborative effort of UNFPA, the Central Statistics Office, and numerous stakehoklers, who made suggestions for the improvement of the final product while it was still being written.

Program for Culture & Conflict Studies

Program for Culture & Conflict Studies

Mohammad Musa Khan Ahmadzai assumed power as Ghazi’s Governor on May 13, 2010 following the departure of Governor Osman Osmai. Gen. Musa Khan is a retired general who first served during the time of the Daud Khan administration in the 1970s and then joined the Islamic Union for the Liberation of Afghanistan to defeat the communist regime and the Soviets. ...

Brazil at a Glance

Brazil at a Glance

Brazil is a focal point for J.P. Morgan within the Latin American region. The bank provides a suite of local cash management products through Banco J.P. Morgan S.A. (J.P. Morgan Brazil) to facilitate our clients’ needs in doing business in Brazil.

Federative Republic of Brazil Intended Nationally Determined Contribution

Federative Republic of Brazil Intended Nationally Determined Contribution

Pursuant to decisions 1/CP.19 and 1/CP.20, the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil is pleased to communicate to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) its intended Nationally Determined Contribution (iNDC) in the context of the negotiations of a protocol, another legal instrument or an agreed out ...

Country Name: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Country Name: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina, covering 19,767 square miles (51,197 square kilometers) of the Balkan Peninsula, is slightly smaller than West Virginia. It is divided into two entities. In the west is the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (51 percent of the territory), which is mostly populated by Bosnian Croats and Muslims. In the east and north is the Repub ...

Botswana a Total Market Approach of Male Condoms

Botswana a Total Market Approach of Male Condoms

Male condoms offer dual protection against HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), as well as unplanned pregnancy. All of these factors are important to our two Magencies— UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and PSI, Population Services International — and are critical for delivering the health impact we both strive to achieve. This ...

Country Profile: Bolivia

Country Profile: Bolivia

COUNTRY Formal Name: Republic of Bolivia (República de Bolivia). Short Form: Bolivia. Term for Citizen(s): Bolivian(s). Capitals: La Paz (executive) and Sucre (judicial). Major Cities: Santa Cruz (1.3 million inhabitants), Cochabamba (900,000), El Alto (830,000), La Paz (810,000), and Sucre (225,000), according to 2005 projections. Independence: Led by “ ...

Bhutan: in Pursuit of Sustainable Development

The National Environment Commission extends its appreciation to all the line ministries and agencies, private sector agencies, civil society organizations, and individuals within those organizations for contributing information and views for the preparation of this report. Special thanks go to the members of the National Coordination Committee for Rio+20 ...

Benin: an African Kingdom

Benin: an African Kingdom

Until the late 19th century, one of the major powers in West Africa was the kingdom of Benin in what is now southwest Nigeria. When European merchant ships began to visit West Africa from the 15th century onwards, Benin came to control the trade between the inland peoples and the Europeans on the coast. When the British tried to expand their own trade in ...

Belize 2018 Article Iv Consultation

Belize 2018 Article Iv Consultation

Under Article IV of the IMF’s Articles of Agreement, the IMF holds bilateral discussions with members, usually every year. In the context of the 2018 Article IV consultation with Belize, the following documents have been released and are included in this package: • A Press Release summarizing the views of the Executive Board as expressed during its Novem ...

Belgium at a Glance

Belgium at a Glance

Belgium lies in northwest Europe and is bordered by the Netherlands, France, Germany and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Distance is, of course a relative term, as Paris, London and Amsterdam are a two-hour train ride from Brussels, the capital of Belgium and the European Union. Belgium is located at the interface of the major European hubs of economic an ...

Barbados’ Second National Communication

Barbados’ Second National Communication

The Government of Barbados presently submits this long overdue report which commenced preparation in 2010. As requested in the Terms of Reference for the project, readers will note that the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventory provided only covers assessments over the 2001-2010 period. This was with the intention that the entire report would have been finalzed ...