United Nations Initiatives

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U.N. says to raise $1.6 bln for Zimbabwe development   
May 29, 2015
- Reuters - HARARE May 29 (Reuters) - The îUnited Nationsî plans to raise $1.6 billion from donors to improve agriculture, food security, health and governance in Zimbabwe between 2016-2020, its representative in the...
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Africa: Boosting Food Security in Cities Through Better Markets, Reduced Food Waste   
May 29, 2015
- AllAfrica - Copyright © 2015 îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly...
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Indian peacekeeper injured in fresh firing in Malakal region of South Sudan   
May 29, 2015
- Firstpost - îUnited Nationsî: An Indian peacekeeper was injured in fresh firing in the troubled Malakal region in South Sudan, with the UN mission expressing concern over the incident and reiterating its call for...
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Indian city offers way to beat the heat as 1,786 killed in heat wave   
May 29, 2015
- Reuters - "URBAN HEAT ISLANDS" The U.N. îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî predicts rising global temperatures could cause an increase of up to 82 cm (32 inches) in sea levels by the late 21st century due to...
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New climate commitments from subnational governments set strong example for Paris   
May 29, 2015
- Environmental Defense Fund - which îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) scientists say is needed to avoid dangerous climate change. The jurisdictions will take a number of steps to achieve these goals,...
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Ten-pin bowling   
May 29, 2015
- The Economist online - Second, the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), a îUnited Nationsî-backed institution, is investigating crimes in conjunction with a tough federal prosecutorâs...
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UN: Myanmar must address root causes of migrant crisis   
May 29, 2015
- CNN - (CNN)Myanmar must address the root causes of why people are leaving its shores, a top îUnited Nationsî official said Friday at a summit to find a solution to a crisis that has seen thousands of migrants and...
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Ceres : Awarded Patent for Innovation in Soybean   
May 29, 2015
- 4 Traders - From 2003 to 2013, the number of acres planted increased 2.4% annually, to 275 million acres today, according to the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî. Soybeans are used for oil,...
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Lithuania wants NATO battalion as 'security guarantee'   
May 29, 2015
- Stars and Stripes - îUNITED NATIONSî â Lithuania's foreign minister says his government wants a NATO battalion deployed permanently in the country as a "security guarantee" â not a provocation against...
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FAO Highlights LatAm Commitment to Wipe out Hunger   
May 29, 2015
- La Prensa Latina - Santiago, Chile, May 28 (Prensa Latina) Delegate of the Regional chapter of the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî (FAO), Raúl Benítez, welcomed today...
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