United Nations Initiatives
In-situ ToF-SIMS analyses of deuterium re-distribution in austenitic steel AISI 304L under mechanical load   
February 27, 2020
Source: Nature - Researchers already warned against climate change in the 1970s, but only the “special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 ° C above pre-industrial levels”, published by the Intergovernmental Panel on...
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United Nations says more than 948,000 displaced by Syrian fighting   
February 27, 2020
Source: UPI.com - The United Nations said Wednesday that the Syrian government's current offensive against opposition forces in Idlib and the northwestern portion of the country has displaced more than 948,000 civilians.
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Startups sabotaging their future by excluding women from boards: Austrade CEO   
February 27, 2020
Source: Entrepreneur - There is enough data to support Fahey’s argument. In a 2019 report by International Labour Organization (ILO) titled Women in Business and Management: The Business Case for Change, almost three-quarters of the 13,000...
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United Nations Decries Nearly 50% Increase in Killings of Women Activists in Colombia   
February 27, 2020
Source: News18 on MSN.com - Bogota: Killings of women engaged in community organising and defending human rights in Colombia increased nearly 50% in 2019 compared to the year before, the United Nations said on Wednesday as it urged the government to...
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Beth Robinette and Lindell Haggin: Empower farmers to lead on climate   
February 27, 2020
Source: The Spokesman-Review - Last fall, two major studies came out detailing the threat. The United Nations Environment Program released a report in November warning that greenhouse gas emissions are continuing unabated. Just a month before that, the...
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United Nations 1267 Sanctions Committee Designation of ISIS-West Africa and ISIS-Greater Sahara   
February 27, 2020
Source: GlobalSecurity.org - The United States welcomes the action taken by the United Nations Security Council's 1267 al-Qa'ida and ISIL (Da'esh) Sanctions Committee on February 23 to add ISIS-West Africa (ISIS-WA) and ISIS-Greater Sahara (ISIS-GS) to its...
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United Nations should have handled impeachment   
February 27, 2020
Source: Missoulian - The other impeachments that have taken place were national crimes. Trump’s impeachment was international. These hearings should have been held and the final decision handed down by the United Nations. This way we would have...
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Forced Migration Review Issue 63: Cities and towns (February 2020)   
February 27, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - This resulted in the Marrakech Mayors Declaration, ‘Cities working together for migrants and refugees’, which was presented at the Intergovernmental Conference to adopt the Global Compact for Migration, as well as at...
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Petite Murray Hill co-op with United Nations views seeks $550K   
February 27, 2020
Source: Curbed on MSN.com - Welcome back to The Six-Digit Club, in which we take a look at a newish-to-market listing priced under $1 million, because nice things sometimes come in small packages. Send nominations to the tipline.
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Valmet has published the Annual Report and the Corporate Governance Statement for 2019   
February 26, 2020
Source: GlobeNewswire - Valmet Oyj's stock exchange release on February 25, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. EET Valmet has today, on February 25, 2020, published its Annual Report for 2019 on the company's website at www.valmet.com/annualreport2019.
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