United Nations Initiatives
South Sudan rejects Troika involvement in peace talks   
March 31, 2015
- Sudan Tribune - March 31, 2015 (JUBA) - South Sudan has opposed the direct involvement of îUnited Nationsî Security Council and the Troika countries in the next round of peace talks. South Sudanâs information...
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US Climate Change Expert Calls For New Climate Change Goal   
March 31, 2015
- morningledger.com - Tschakert is lead author of an assessment report for the United Nationâs îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC). She said that a rise of 0.8 degrees Celsius would have negative...
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AfDB and Partners Commit to Ending HIV-Aids Related Discrimination in the Workplace   
March 31, 2015
- AllAfrica - The commitment is captured in a new publication by the îInternational Labour Organizationî (ILO) and UNAIDS titled "AIDS is Everyone's Business". The report includes a collection of messages from top...
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India develops new climate change model   
March 31, 2015
- Live Mint - The model, developed by researchers at the Pune-based Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), will allow India next year to contribute for the first time to the annual report of the îIntergovernmental...
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UN Scientist Says 2 Degrees Isn't Enough To Stop Climate Change Devastation   
March 31, 2015
- Design&Trend - This is according to a commentary report recently issued by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) and published in the journal Climate Change Responses. The report details a two-day...
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New meeting for the Libyan dialogue to be held next week in Algeria   
March 31, 2015
- echoroukonline.com - Algerian diplomacy is doing best efforts in coordination with the îUnited Nationsî. Solution to the Libyan crisis requires the will of all parties of the conflict." Head of the Algerian diplomacy...
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The Mediterranean Diet Pollutes Less   
March 31, 2015
- Science 2.0 - Each one has a global warming potential (provided by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC)) relating to that caused by a unit of carbon dioxide. In the case of methane, this has a global...
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Don't blame brutal winters on climate change: study   
March 31, 2015
- FOX News - So, less difference, less fluctuation. The study in the Journal of Climate says climate scenarios support this theory, and simulations by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî came to similar...
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E-Phyto to boost controls over spread of plant pests in global trade   
March 31, 2015
- Agri-View - according to the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî. The process in which millions of paper phytosanitary certificates are created, printed and exchanged between countries each year...
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Food, First Hand in Cameroon   
March 31, 2015
- goodfoodworld.com - Sadly, Cameroon is listed by FAO (the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî) as a low-income, food deficit country (LIFDC) with poverty affecting 64% of the rural population. It...
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