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Security Council Press Statement on United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei   
October 16, 2021
Source: publicnow.com - The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Martin Kimani (Kenya): The members of the Security Council heard a briefing by the Assistant Secretary-General for Africa in the Departments of...
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IAC issues statement after UN Letter release is made public : Cape Verde, Criticised Heavily by the United Nations   
October 16, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - IAC wants the public to know that following last night’s public release of a confidential UN communication; The United Nations has put Cape Verde on notice: the torture, arbitrary detention and violations inflicted on...
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U.N deal offers no guarantees of free movement for Rohingya on island - leaked agreement   
October 16, 2021
Source: Reuters - A deal for the United Nations to start work on a remote Bangladeshi island where the government has sent thousands of Rohingya refugees offers no guarantee they will be allowed to move freely to the mainland,
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PSEG Joins UN 'Race to Zero' Initiative, Commits to Setting Science-Based Emissions Reduction Targets   
October 16, 2021
Source: Upper - PSEG Also Launches 2021 Sustainability and Climate Report - Achieves More Than 54% Reduction in GHG Emissions Since 2005
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UN Security Council Extends Mandate Of United Nations Office In Haiti Until July 2022   
October 16, 2021
Source: RepublicWorld - The UN Security Council (UNSC) on Friday, October 15, extended the mandate of the United Nations Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH) to July 15, 2022.
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Manila's new airport: opportunity to build with nature   
October 16, 2021
Source: Middle East North Africa Financial Network - A new airport under construction in a key wetland habitat just north of the Philippine capital is an environmental and social disaster in the making
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Online game showcases plight of our planet’s disappearing coral reefs   
October 16, 2021
Source: unep.org - MAG launches environment-focused games through the UN gaming initiative Playing For The Planet to draw attention to the preservation of the world's ocean and coral reefs.
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Artnet Gallery Network's Virtual Exhibition at 50 United Nations Plaza   
October 16, 2021
Source: Artnet news - Located at New York’s iconic United Nations Plaza, the 50 United Nations Plaza (“50UNP”) duplex penthouse balances grandeur with gallery-like precision, making it a jaw-dropping setting for world-class artworks.
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Officials Outline United Nations Fight against Disinformation on Multiple Fronts as Fourth Committee Takes Up Questions Related to Information   
October 16, 2021
Source: publicnow.com - United Nations initiatives to counter disinformation - especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic - and to provide populations around the globe with reliable and evidence-based content, were among several topics spotlighted today as...
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Allied Publishes Second Annual ESG Report   
October 16, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust ("Allied") (TSX:AP.UN) today announced it has published its second annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report. In 2018, Allied made a commitment to submit formally to...
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