United Nations Initiatives
Shell Canada expects rising costs for Millennium project   
(Sunday - July 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Millennium Project
Source: Oil - Shell Canada Ltd., Calgary, which recently joined a list of Canadian majors reporting strong third quarter financial performance, warned it expects rising costs at its $4.1 billion Muskeg River oilsands project near Fort McMurray...
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Christopher Miller: Beach too timid in sea-level rise planning   
(Sunday - July 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Virginian-Pilot - The 2013 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report used then-current studies to describe a likely range of sea level rise possibilities. Restricting the focus to a “likely range” is ...
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Activists urge end to silent suffering of sexual harassment   
(Sunday - July 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations International Labour Organization
Source: Stabroek News - According to an International Labour Organization (ILO) Fact Sheet on sexual harassment, it may take two forms: 1) Quid Pro Quo, when a job benefit – such as a pay rise, a promotion, or even continued employment – is...
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Val Kilmer looks in good spirits as he speaks at an event in the United Nations   
(Sunday - July 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Mail Online - Val Kilmer appeared in good spirits as he spoke at an event at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Saturday. The veteran actor, 59, was among a number of speakers who appeared at the 2019 Novus Summit which is...
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Hawkamah becomes the first signatory from MENA region to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment   
(Sunday - July 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : UN - Principles for Responsible Investing PRI
Source: Al Bawaba News - The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) - based Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance has become the first-ever institution from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to sign up to the United Nations...
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FIFA Guardians and new FIFA child safeguarding toolkit for member associations presented at United Nations headquarters   
(Sunday - July 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: FIFA - Following the launch of a new child safeguarding programme and toolkit for member associations last week, FIFA joined key stakeholders and other international organisations at the United Nations headquarters in New York today...
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Colorado Energy Chief Will Toor on Achieving Ambitious New Climate Goals   
(Saturday - July 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Westword - Westword: There seems to have been a lot more awareness and urgency around climate change over the last six months to a year, starting with the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change last October. As...
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Climate Weekly: Food, fuel or forests'   
(Saturday - July 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: climatechangenews.com - The climate discourse has long been dominated by energy. A report on land use coming from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change next month could change that. The draft summary for policymakers leaked this week by Business...
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Sowing seeds of resistance: the fight for food sovereignty in Palestine   
(Saturday - July 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations International Labour Organization
Source: equaltimes.org - But it was a quick way to make money, which gradually led people to abandon their lands.” In 2019, according to an International Labour Organization (ILO) report, the lack of opportunities on the Palestinian labour market...
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Impossible Foods sets its sights on Asia, which consumes nearly half the world's meat   
(Friday - July 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: CNBC on MSN.com - Load Error According to a 2019 report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Asia accounts for more than 46% of the world's meat...
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