United Nations Initiatives
Stock Exchanges Around the World Ring the Bell for Gender Equality   
March 18, 2015
- UNCTAD - While in New York, Fiona Reynold, Managing Director of the îUNî-supported îPrinciples for Responsible Investmentî (PRI), noted, "Gender equality is an issue that impacts everyone, from diversity...
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Why are Indians using fewer condoms'   
March 18, 2015
- Daily News and Analysis - The îUnited Nationsî Family Planning Associationâs (UNFPA) India president Sujatha Natarajan told TOI, said the decline could be because of a host of reasons such as preference for...
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Human Development Group, Others, Kicks Against Bill HB 191   
March 18, 2015
- Daily Times NG - âAs at now, this bill as it is presently constituted, gives a right of abortion to abortionists. As a lawyer who has been attending the îUnited Nationsî Conventions in New York and public...
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Serbian prosecutors arrest suspects in 1995 Srebrenica massacre   
March 18, 2015
- FOX News - Altogether, more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims were killed in the eastern Bosnian enclave by the Serbs in 1995 -- the only atrocity in Europe to be labeled genocide by the îUnited Nationsî since World War II....
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Tackling Youth Unemployment: Startup InternsME Wants To Help Your Company Find The Right Fit   
March 17, 2015
- Entrepreneur - The reality for the youth workforce is dire. According to the îInternational Labour Organizationî, the Middle East has the highest youth unemployment rate globally, with it being 29.1% in 2013. Students...
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Pacific Nations to Highlight Cyclone Pam, Insurance Pool in Climate Talks   
March 17, 2015
- Insurance Journal - âThe îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî [IPCC] have stated in their most recent report that these sorts of events are going to get worse as a result of climate change, and in fact...
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Zimbabwe: Search On for Miss Zim UN   
March 17, 2015
- AllAfrica - Newly established Miss Zimbabwe îUnited Nationsî has embarked on a scouting drive for prospective candidates who will participate in the inaugural pageant that is scheduled for May 1 in Harare. National...
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GRI Launches New And Updated Services   
March 17, 2015
- Just Means Business Better - GRI recognizes that as the reporting process matures, the quality must also continue to improve. To help achieve this, GRI is launching a new handbook, a new service for reporters, as well as updating...
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UPDATE 5-Rescue teams reach cyclone-hit Vanuatu islands, official toll lowered   
March 17, 2015
- Reuters - "You can see them out there now, rebuilding with whatever they have," he said. The îUnited Nationsî said on Tuesday the official death toll from the cyclone was 11, revising down its earlier figure of 24,...
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Yemen's Houthis replace air force chief in power struggle: military sources   
March 17, 2015
- Reuters - The îUnited Nationsî, which is brokering talks between the two sides, has warned of imminent civil war. Major General Rashid al-Jund along with the air force's chief of staff was dismissed on Monday and...
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