United Nations Initiatives
U.N. investigators ready to share lists of war crimes suspects   
March 17, 2015
- Reuters - Paulo Pinheiro, chairman of the îUnited Nationsî' commission of inquiry, urged national authorities to contact the independent investigators who have compiled five confidential lists over the past four...
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Mid-East Minorities Call on UN Security Council to Establish "Interim Protected Areas"   
March 17, 2015
- Yahoo News - WASHINGTON, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federation of Western- and Middle East- based NGOs representing Yazidi and Christian communities in the region met with the representatives of four of the...
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UN closer to pulling peacekeepers from Darfur   
March 17, 2015
- News24 - îUnited Nationsî - It was an awkward reminder of the world's failure to hold to account a president accused of war crimes: A group photo from Egypt's economic summit over the weekend shows US Secretary of...
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UNSC extends Afghanistan mission for another year   
March 17, 2015
- Vancouver Desi South Asian news - îUnited Nationsî, March 17 (IANS/WAM) â The UN Security Council has extended the mandate of its Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (Unama) for another year. The resolution...
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Emission plan on trucker's agenda   
March 17, 2015
- NWA Online - 2015." Calvert Investments highlighted a 2014 report by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, which concluded "human-caused warming of the climate system is unequivocal." The firm also included...
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Dire climate predictions haven't come to pass   
March 17, 2015
- capecodtimes.com - There have been many other similar dire predictions. Those who disagree with the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî and other agencies agree there are climate changes of warming and...
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This pope did not blink   
March 17, 2015
- Inquirer Opinion - Juan L. Mercado was a communication officer for the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî in Bangkok. Thereafter, he was posted in FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, as...
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Past warming increased snowfall on Antarctica, affecting global sea level   
March 17, 2015
- Science Daily - Clark, a professor in Oregon State's College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, was coordinating lead author on sea level change for the fifth îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî...
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MagneGas Announces Participants For World Water Day Summit At The UN   
March 17, 2015
- wateronline.com - Also in attendance to the Summit will be representatives from the World Health Organization, UNICEF, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United...
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Imperfect Fruit And Vegetables Will Now Be Sold In Montreal Grocery Stores   
March 17, 2015
- mtlblog.com - Photo cred â N-Sai According to the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî, one third of commercial produce is wasted worldwide, roughly 1.3 million tons per year, often due to...
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