United Nations Initiatives
UN supports Latin American countries in urgent effort to stop COVID-19 spread   
April 02, 2020
Source: UN News Centre - In Brazil, the United Nations Global Compact, which unites over 10,400 companies globally in 166 countries, is collecting information on measures that companies are taking to fight the pandemic and on voluntary initiatives to...
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United Nations chief warns coronavirus could drive 'instability' and 'unrest'   
April 02, 2020
Source: Washington Examiner - World leaders need to coordinate to address economic and public health challenges that the coronavirus pandemic is causing on a scale unseen since the Second World War, according to the top United Nations official.
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Environmental Pollution: Communities Sue Nigerian Breweries Plc; Environmental Rights Group Seeks Justice.   
April 02, 2020
Source: The Nigerian Voice - She became by 1992, a member on Unites Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; she's a party to Kyoto Protocol; she's a member of CoP Conference of Parties in Paris by 2015; again, this act as perpetrated by the Brewery...
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Jim Cramer's Thoughts on the United Nations Call to Action on the Coronavirus   
April 02, 2020
Source: TheStreet.com - Jim Cramer weighs in on the United Nations report and its call for the world to ban together to help fight the coronavirus. Here's what was in the UN's call to action report on COVID-19. "We are facing a global health crisis...
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United Nations will host global meetings online through a partnership with Tencent   
April 02, 2020
Source: TechRadar on MSN.com - The UN plans to use Tencent Meeting, WeChat Work and Tencent Artificial Intelligence Simultaneous Interpretation to host thousands of online conversations.
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United Nations wants 10% of entire planet’s annual income in fund for coronavirus response   
April 02, 2020
Source: LifeSiteNews - April 1, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, has announced the creation of a fund for addressing the global coronavirus pandemic – and he is simultaneously asking...
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Life in the Times of Corona: Lockdown & Livelihood in the Lurch   
April 01, 2020
Source: Inter Press Service - This has threatened an economic bloodbath, where practically all economic activities around the world are witnessing a closure. According to the International Labour Organization, nearly 25 million jobs could be lost worldwide...
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Coronavirus Pandemic Could Make Another 25 Million Jobless: UN   
April 01, 2020
Source: NDTV - In a fresh study, the International Labour Organization warned that the economic and labour crisis sparked by the spread of the new coronavirus, which has now killed more than 8,000 people ...
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G20's Initiative to Fight Covid-19 is Welcomed by World Health, ILO Chiefs as a 'First Step'   
April 01, 2020
Source: Al Bawaba News - The heads of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed G20 leaders’ commitment as a “first step” to the challenge created by the ...
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Walking the Talk on Climate Change after the Pandemic: Reorienting State-Owned Enterprises towards Sustainability   
April 01, 2020
Source: Inter Press Service - If governments reorient SOEs mandate towards sustainability, they will have at their disposal the tools arising from their 2030 ASD and Paris Agreement commitments The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in its 2014 report...
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