United Nations Initiatives
DOJ: Over $55 Million Available To Fight Human Trafficking   
April 05, 2020
Source: Los Alamos Daily Post - The International Labour Organization points out that human trafficking is a growing menace, with an estimated 40.3 million people enslaved worldwide. Over the years, these human traffickers have raked in $150 billion as profits...
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Is It Time to Postpone the 2020 Climate Summit'   
April 05, 2020
Source: Inter Press Service - NEW YORK, Mar 25 2020 (IPS) - With the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the planet and the governments of both wealthy and poorer nations overwhelmed by the demands of managing a response, the scheduling of this year’s...
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Women, Peace And Security - Challenges And Opportunities In Light Of The Corona Pandemic   
April 05, 2020
Source: Forbes - This year marks the 20th anniversary of UN Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security. As the world gets ready to deal with the corona virus pandemic, this resolution matters - possibly more than ever,
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Impossible to contain COVID-19 in war-torn countries like Libya, says United Nations   
April 05, 2020
Source: Zee News on MSN.com - The fight is between the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) led by Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj against the House of Representatives, allied to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar and his...
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U.S. agriculture: Can it handle coronavirus, labor shortages and panic buying'   
April 04, 2020
Source: USA Today - Despite being ready, both farms and fields will be tested by the pandemic. Here's what coronavirus bodes for the American dinner table.
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Global Granular Urea Market to Reach US$ 49.0 Bn by end of 2027, Says CMI   
April 04, 2020
Source: Benzinga.com - The global granular urea market was valued at US$ 36.6 Bn in 2018, and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 3.3% over the
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Unsustainable food systems: Can we reverse current trends'   
April 04, 2020
Source: EurekAlert! - an initiative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The problem is that all these drivers, so far, have had a negative impact on food systems and these drivers are very difficult to control. "It would be...
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How might climate change affect the spread of viruses'   
April 04, 2020
Source: Medical News Today - But annual fluctuations in some viral infections, such as seasonal flu, and historical epidemics, such as yellow fever, provide some clues. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, human activity has already...
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Olympic Games building firm, cult added to Brazil's slavery 'dirty list'   
April 04, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - A company that helped build Rio de Janeiro's Olympic village for the 2016 Games and a religious group that enslaved hundreds of people were named on Friday to Brazil's "dirty list," one of the country's most powerful anti-slavery...
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Jobs Destroyed Worldwide as Coronavirus Sparks Recession   
April 04, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - The world’s workers are reeling from the initial shock of the coronavirus recession, with job losses and welfare claims around the globe already running into the millions this week.As the Internationa
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