United Nations Initiatives
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the Food and Agriculture...   
June 06, 2020
Source: CNBC Africa - The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS ...
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Is 1.5 C an impossible target'   
June 06, 2020
Source: E&E - Global carbon dioxide emissions may have finally peaked because of the coronavirus. But halting the global temperature rise at 1.5 degrees Celsius is another matter.
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France beefs up job support to prevent a lost generation   
June 06, 2020
Source: Houston Chronicle - France will beef up incentives for apprenticeships and support businesses that keep staff on payroll during a prolonged economic downturn to prevent losing a generation to long-term unemployment triggered by the coronavirus.
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Kenya bans single-use plastics from beaches and parks   
June 06, 2020
Source: Ghanaweb.com - The Kenyan authorities have banned all single-use plastics, such as water bottles and straws, from national parks, beaches, forests and other protected areas. The start of the ban coincides with World Environment Day and comes...
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Tech Mahindra signs UN Global Compact initiative statement on climate action   
June 06, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - Tech Mahindra Ltd, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services has signed a joint declaration with UN Global Compact urging governments to align their COVID-19 recovery efforts...
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Briefing with U.S. Representative to the UN Ambassador Kelly Craft On U.S. Engagement at the United Nations Security Council   
June 06, 2020
Source: GlobalSecurity.org - Briefing with U.S. Representative to the UN Ambassador Kelly Craft On U.S. Engagement at the United Nations Security Council. Special Briefing Kelly Craft, United States Ambassado
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World Environment Day: UN calls for more action despite progress made after the coronavirus pandemic   
June 06, 2020
Source: Euronews - Carbon emissions dropped worldwide in the first four months of the year amid the coronavirus pandemic, but more has to be done to address environmental issues,
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Are frozen vegetables really good for your health'   
June 06, 2020
Source: Break.com - You don't have to be so worried. Frozen or canned fruits and vegetables are not always less nutritious than fresh fruits and vegetables.
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Responsible investors must unite for racial justice   
June 06, 2020
Source: Corporate Knights - For months the human and economic devastation from the COVID-19 pandemic has been hitting ethnic minority communities around the world with disproportionate force. Now, in the wake of the crisis, demonstrations have reverberated...
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United Nations Human Rights Report 2019   
June 06, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - English Other on World about Protection and Human Rights, Children, IDPs and more; published on 05 Jun 2020 by OHCHR
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