United Nations Initiatives

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The Government of Iraq, UNICEF, WFP and ILO partner to reform social protection with support from the European Union [EN/AR/KU]   
September 22, 2021
Source: ReliefWeb - Arabic News and Press Release on Iraq about Contributions, Food and Nutrition, Epidemic and more; published on 21 Sep 2021 by EU, Govt. Iraq and 4 other organizations
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Kenya: Safaricom Named as Only African Firm in UN Global Compact Lead List   
September 22, 2021
Source: AllAfrica.com - Safaricom was Tuesday named as a Global Compact LEAD company, highlighting the firm's commitment to the United Nations (UN) Global compact initiative which provides a collaborative space to generate and implement advanced...
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Companies pledge millions to end hunger in the world by 2030 as part of the Zero Hunger Private Sector Pledge   
September 22, 2021
Source: ReliefWeb - English News and Press Release on World about Agriculture, Contributions and more; published on 21 Sep 2021 by GAIN
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Arçelik joins the UN Global Compact CFO Taskforce to align finance and sustainability for real world change   
September 22, 2021
Source: Stockhouse - Arçelik A.S. (IST: ARCLK) ("Arçelik"), the global leading consumer durables and electronics manufacturer, has announced that Polat Sen, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Arçelik has joined the UN Global...
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Tasks daunting as United Nations meeting opens   
September 22, 2021
Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser - NEW YORK >>In person and on screen, world leaders returned to the United Nations’ foremost gathering for the first time in the pandemic era today with a formidable, diplomacy-packed agenda and a sharply worded warning...
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Taliban requests representation at the United Nations, kicking off credentials battle   
September 22, 2021
Source: CNN on MSN.com - The Taliban has requested representation at this week's United Nations General Assembly, a move that is expected to kick off a diplomatic battle with the preexisting Afghan envoy.
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PRESS RELEASE: Tübingen-based healthcare investor SHS joins UN investor initiative PRI for responsible investing   
September 22, 2021
Source: Sharecast - DGAP-News: SHS Gesellschaft für Beteiligungsmanagement mbH / Key word(s): Sustainability/Private Equity Tübingen-based healthcare investor SHS joins UN investor initiative PRI for responsible investing 2021-09-22 /...
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American Water Announces Publication of Latest Sustainability Report   
September 22, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today it has issued its sixth biennial Sustainability Report covering its industry leading performance in 2019 and 2020.
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Taliban seeks to attend United Nations General Assembly in New York   
September 22, 2021
Source: Washington Post on MSN.com - The Taliban wants to send a high-ranking official to a gathering of world leaders this week at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, according to a U.N. official, an indication that the militant group seeks legitimacy...
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Four takeaways from Biden’s first speech as president to the United Nations   
September 22, 2021
Source: The Boston Globe - President Biden's first speech to the UN will be remembered more for what he was saying between the lines of prepared text.
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