United Nations Initiatives
Lawmakers from 9 nations unite to combat children slavery, abuse   
March 29, 2015
- investing.com - The îInternational Labour Organizationî estimates that there are 21 million people in forced labor worldwide, of which 5.5 million, or 26 percent, are aged under 18. "The abuse of children is not a...
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Let's Get Real: Re-evaluating the Two-State Approach   
March 29, 2015
- American Thinker - In doing so he is ignoring îUnited Nationsî Security Council Resolution 242, which grants Israel the right to secure and recognized borders and does not demand a full retreat to the â67 lines....
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Phi Phi resort wins back-to-back sustainability awards   
March 29, 2015
- THE NATION - Zeavola is part of the Green Fins project, which is coordinated by the îUNî îEnvironmental Programmeî as part of a global effort to increase public awareness and resort-management practices...
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UN staff flee Yemen while Pakistanis are still stranded in the war-torn zone   
March 29, 2015
- The Express Tribune - SANAA: The îUnited Nationsî evacuated staff from war-torn Yemen on Saturday as Russia warned Saudi-led air strikes on Iranian-backed rebels were affecting crunch nuclear talks between world...
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Angelina Jolie named top feminist icon   
March 29, 2015
- Times of India - READ: Jolie's late mother inspired her ovarian cancer surgery decision The 39-year-old actress topped the poll for her campaigning against rape as a weapon of war in her role as îUnited Nationsî...
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RFMF Commander completes 5 day visit to UN   
March 29, 2015
- Fiji Village - The Commander of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces, Brigadier General Mosese Tikoitoga The Commander of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces, Brigadier General Mosese Tikoitoga, has completed a fiveâday...
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Putin to Arab League: Palestinians have right to state with capital in east Jerusalem   
March 29, 2015
- The Jerusalem Post - Putin also spoke on the importance of matching and synchronizing the efforts of the Arab League with those of the Middle East Quartet, composed of the îUnited Nationsî, the United States, the...
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Pakistan sends 747 jumbo jets to evacuate distraught nationals from Yemen   
March 29, 2015
- IN - a Defence Ministry official said on Sunday.Saudi Arabia evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen on Saturday and the îUnited Nationsî pulled out international staff after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes...
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Diplomats, UN staff evacuated from Yemen as Russia warns air strikes are affecting Iran nuclear talks   
March 29, 2015
- ABC-Radio Australia - Diplomats and îUnited Nationsî staff are evacuated from war-torn Yemen as Russia warns Saudi-led air strikes on Iranian-backed rebels are affecting crunch nuclear talks between world powers and...
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Ban congratulates Nigerians on peaceful elections   
March 29, 2015
- P.M. News Nigeria - îUnited Nationsî Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has congratulated Nigeria on the largely peaceful and orderly conduct of presidential and parliamentary elections. Ban, in a statement issued on...
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