United Nations Initiatives

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The 20 countries where more than 1 in 4 people go hungry   
May 28, 2015
- The Independent - The report, published by the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP), did...
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Widespread Youth Unemployment Seen as Worldwide Risk   
May 28, 2015
- youthtoday.org - The youth unemployment rate across the globe is three times as high as the rate for the rest of the workforce, according to the îInternational Labour Organizationî, a United Nations agency focusing on...
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Ceres Awarded Patent For Innovation In Soybean   
May 28, 2015
- The Street - 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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Bill allows civil servants to join unions   
May 28, 2015
- Fiji Times - While speaking to Fiji Airways staff in Nadi yesterday, Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said the amendments would assist Government in complying with the îInternational Labour Organizationî's core conventions. He said...
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Fear silences human trafficking victims - Mexico prosecutor   
May 28, 2015
- Thomson Reuters Foundation - Despite such efforts, prosecutions for human trafficking remain low in Mexico, as they do worldwide, in an industry the îInternational Labour Organizationî estimates is worth $150 billion...
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Ghana To Assess Contribution Of Labour Immigration   
May 28, 2015
- Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - The Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations, the îInternational Labour Organizationî (ILO) and the OECD Development Centre will on Tuesday hold a national consultation meeting to...
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French foreign minister to visit Israel, Palestinian territories, in bid to revive peace talks   
May 28, 2015
- The Jerusalem Post - French sources said the target could be to put a resolution forward during the îUnited Nationsî General Assembly in September. Palestinians seek a state in Gaza, the West Bank and East Jerusalem,...
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UN Push to Blacklist IDF   
May 28, 2015
- Arutz Sheva - A push is currently being made in the îUnited Nationsî to have the Israeli Defense Forces added to the blacklist of the council for Children and Armed Conflict. The Special Representative of the...
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Leaving the Church of Environmentalism   
May 28, 2015
- The Moral Liberal - Suggesting that humans actually have any effect on the weather is absurd. That is why the predictions made by the UNâs îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî and all the others based on...
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UN hunger reduction report: India trumps China, leads world's hunger list at 195 million   
May 28, 2015
- Firstpost - A report compiled by the îUnited Nationsî said that the number of hungry people worldwide has reduced from one billion 25 years ago to about 795 million today. But in absolute terms, it means despite a...
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