United Nations Initiatives

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Restoring ecosystems – and tiger populations – in Bhutan   
July 29, 2021
Source: unep.org - On International Tiger Day, UNEP explores how restoring ecosystems in Bhutan is helping reduce human-wildlife conflict and conserve the Royal Bengal tiger population.
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Nearly 200 govts open climate talks   
July 29, 2021
Source: Hindustan Times - Nearly 200 nations started online negotiations on Monday to validate a UN science report that will anchor autumn summits charged with preventing climate catastrophe on a planetary scale.
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Capital Group Joins the United Nations Global Compact   
July 29, 2021
Source: Business Insider - Capital Group, home of the American Funds and one of the world's largest investment management firms, has joined the United Nations Global Compact initiative — a voluntary leadership platform for the development,
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Young people show leadership in shaping outcomes of UN Food Systems Summit   
July 29, 2021
Source: UN News Centre - At the closing of the three-day United Nations Food Systems Pre-Summit in Rome, Italy Minister of Foreign Affairs Luigi Di Maio started his closing remarks by commending youth for their leadership in the transformation of food...
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FAO Director-General and world leaders outline pathways to end hunger   
July 29, 2021
Source: publicnow.com - Rome - The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, today told world leaders and other participants in the Pre-Summit to the UN Food Systems Summit that there was an acute...
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Activists urge US to probe Goodyear plant over worker abuse claims   
July 29, 2021
Source: Free Malaysia Today on MSN.com - A rights group has urged US Customs to look into the Malaysian operations of American tyre maker Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co, accusing the company of abusive labour practices. The claims are among several faced by Malaysia over...
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We Must Do Better, Covid-19 Panel Tells United Nations   
July 29, 2021
Source: AllAfrica.com - The World Health Organization (WHO) says that the Covid-19 pandemic has revealed two critical areas in which the world needs to do far more to bolster global health security: strengthening and sharing.
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Biodiversity and the Climate Crisis   
July 29, 2021
Source: The Climate Reality Project - But the solutions to the climate crisis may just solve this biodiversity crisis too. The climate crisis touches everything. But in truth, there isn’t just one climate crisis — there are many overlapping crises,
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Africa: He Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Rt Hon. Helen Clark Brief Member States At the United Nations General Assembly On Pandemic Response   
July 29, 2021
Source: AllAfrica.com - Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former President of Liberia, and Rt Hon. Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, today briefed Member States at the United Nations General Assembly on measures to respond to...
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CELAC's leadership, cooperation and consolidation advance in Latin America and the Caribbean   
July 29, 2021
Source: Middle East North Africa Financial Network - By Embassy of the United Mexican States to the Eastern Caribbean States ST LUCIA / MEXICO – On July 24, as president Pro Tempore (PPT) o
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