United Nations Initiatives
The United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre performed Cybersecurity Innovation Challenge in Collaboration with OICT and AIT   
(Thursday - December 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: GlobeNewswire - The event was co-organized by the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), the United Nations Office of Information Communication and Technology (OICT), and the...
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FAO: Three Million Undernourished People in Asia-Pacific Need to Be Lifted out of Hunger Every Single Month   
(Thursday - December 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: Fars News Agency - Three million undernourished people in Asia and the Pacific must be lifted out of hunger each month from now on, if the region is to meet the SDG 2 Zero Hunger goal by the end of 2030, says a new report released today by the Food...
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Greenland’s ice is melting much faster than we thought – that’s a huge problem   
(Thursday - December 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: SlashGear - Back in 2013, the estimates were already fairly damning. Global sea levels could rise by 60cm – almost two feet – by 2100, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) calculated. That could leave 360 million...
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Urban Food Governance   
(Wednesday - December 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: FAO - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) invites you to a roundtable discussion examining how local governments, especially in low and middle-income countries, are already engaging in activities to...
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President Trump nominates another Kentuckian for a United Nations post   
(Wednesday - December 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Louisville Courier-Journal on MSN.com - Jennifer Yue Barber, a tax attorney at Louisville law firm Frost Brown Todd, has been nominated to serve on the UN Economic and Social Council.
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The UN climate talks can tackle fossil fuels head-on: here’s how   
(Wednesday - December 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : UN - Environmental Programme
Source: climatechangenews.com - As ministers gather for a high-level discussion on ambition at the climate talks in Madrid today, the stakes are high. The UN Environment Programme (Unep) recently warned emissions will need to be cut by 7.6% a year for the next...
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UAE's efforts to reduce gender gap "admirable": top UN official   
(Wednesday - December 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: Zawya - Each organisation had pledged to undertake an initiative, project or programme derived from the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) launched by UN Women and UN Global Compact. Amongst the 17 pledges are Sharjah Police,...
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Greenland’s ice losses have septupled and are now in line with its highest sea-level scenario, scientists say   
(Wednesday - December 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : UN - Environmental Programme
Source: The Washington Post on MSN.com - Greenland’s glaciers are losing ice faster and faster, according to 26 separate satellite measurements and 89 scientists who study them.
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FAO and INCATEMA team up to support small island developing nations in the Caribbean   
(Wednesday - December 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: ReliefWeb - 10 December 2019, Rome - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and INCATEMA today agreed to support Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean to scale up their use of renewable energy...
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Elizabeth Warren Proposes a Green New Deal for the Ocean   
(Wednesday - December 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Gizmodo - Chile—the chair of talks—has dubbed it the Blue COP, and it’s about damn time. A report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in September showed us the oceans have reached a tipping point. Ocean...
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