United Nations Initiatives

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As leaders reconvene at UN, climate and COVID top the list   
September 20, 2021
Source: Associated Press on MSN.com - Last year, no leaders came at all. This year will be quite different — sort of. With the coronavirus pandemic still raging in many parts of the world, leaders from more than 100 nations are heading to New York this week for...
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Press Release: The UN recognises UPM as the only forest industry representative and the only Finnish company in the Global Compact LEAD network   
September 20, 2021
Source: Sharecast - UPM has today been recognised as one of the world's 37 most sustainable companies by the UN Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative. The company received the LEAD Participant status as the only...
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To curtail global warming, you must do more: United Nations to world leaders   
September 20, 2021
Source: India Times - For the second time in four days, this time out of U.N. headquarters in New York, leaders will hear pleas to make deeper cuts of emissions of heat-trapping gases and give poorer countries more money to develop cleaner energy and...
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Biden Administration Says IPCC 'Does Not Present Sufficient Cause' to End Offshore Drilling   
September 19, 2021
Source: Gizmodo - In fact, Biden’s officials have instead used that power to officially declare that the warnings in the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report “does not present sufficient cause” to...
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India can achieve net zero in greenhouse gases emission by 2065-70, says Montek   
September 19, 2021
Source: Hindustan Times - Net zero is the most hotly debated proposal for Glasgow climate conference as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has said that achieving net zero by 2050 was necessary to keep global temperature rise to 1.
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India as chair of United Nations Security Council creates record of sorts   
September 19, 2021
Source: WION - India become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for 2021-22 by securing a record 184 votes from a maximum of 193 countries. This is the eighth time India has been part of the highest...
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United Nations Global Compact recognizes most engaged companies in 2021   
September 19, 2021
Source: Middle East North Africa Financial Network - UNITED NATIONS, New York, 19 September 2021 — The United Nations Global Compact is pleased to announce the companies from around the world who have been confirmed as Global Compact LEAD companies for demonstrating ongoing...
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World leaders return to United Nations with focus on pandemic, climate   
September 19, 2021
Source: rnz - World leaders are returning to the United Nations in New York this week with a focus on boosting efforts to fight both climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic, which last year forced them to send video statements for the annual...
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Investigate Corradino prison, Cassola tells United Nations Human Rights Commissioner   
September 19, 2021
Source: Malta Today - Independent candidate Arnold Cassola calls on the United Nations Human Rights Commissioner to ‘urgently’ examine the situation inside Malta’s prison system
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ILO helps develop campaign strategy for vocational education   
September 19, 2021
Source: United News of Bangladesh (UNB) on MSN.com - The Department of Technical Education, through the Skills 21 project, will start a year-round campaign to increase the popularity of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).The campaign strategy has been developed...
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