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At EXPO 2017 in Kazakhstan, UN Women’s booth showcases low-cost, sustainable projects that give women access to energy and train them in renewable technologies.
UN Women will showcase its best solutions on women’s role to boost the world’s access to energy, while at the same time fighting climate change, at this year’s EXPO in Astana, Kazakhstan, from 10 June to 10 September 2017.
Natural resources and the environment can be both a source of tension and a platform for cooperation between parties in dispute. Oil, minerals and timber generate vast wealth; land and water sustain life and livelihoods: all are of vital importance to societies and peoples around the world. Consequently, concern about natural resources is frequently a driver of violent conflicts that immeasurably damage both the natural and the social environment.