United Nations Initiatives
Netanyahu Tells UN It Failed Its Own Policy to Disarm Hezbollah   
February 02, 2015
- Jewish Press - The îUnited Nationsî is at fault for failing to carry out its own resolution to disarm Hezbollah, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a phone call Sunday....
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RepRisk Provides ESG Data for the Global 100 Ranking Launched at the World Economic Forum   
February 02, 2015
- Green Technology World - Corporate Knights Capital is a certified B Corporation and a proud signatory of the îUnited Nationsî îPrinciples for Responsible Investmentî. The Global 100 Most Sustainable...
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Money from heaven puts con-men in Dubai jail   
February 02, 2015
- Emirates247 - When the 42-year-old Omani, HA, did not fall for the bait, they changed their trick and asked him for $75,000 that they said they needed to buy a chemical for cleaning US dollar notes that carried a black stamp of...
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Human rights commission: Mexico has 'serious problem' with disappearances   
February 02, 2015
- FOX News - according to a report the country's National Human Rights Commission will present Monday to the U.N. Commission chairman Luis Raul Gonzalez Perez will ask the îUnited Nationsî Committee On Enforced...
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Fraud, organized crime costing Africa billions per year: study   
February 02, 2015
- Al Arabiya News - âLarge commercial corporations are by far the biggest culprits of illicit outflows, followed by organized crime,â said Mbeki in the report commissioned by the îUnited Nationsî and African...
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Welcome To North Korea   
February 02, 2015
- Townhall.com - But a new focus is emerging on the human rights conditions in North Korea, due to twenty thousand defectors and a landmark 2014 îUnited Nationsî report that have confirmed what has long been suspected:...
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EL SALVADOR AND FIJI ESTABLISH DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS   
February 02, 2015
- The Jet Newspaper - The Republic of El Salvador and the Republic of Fiji formalised diplomatic relations this week at a ceremony at the Permanent Mission of Fiji to the îUnited Nationsî in New York. The Charge...
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UN deplores ISIL's 'barbaric' murder of Japanese journalist   
February 02, 2015
- UN News Centre - 1 February 2015 â The îUnited Nationsî Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Security Council have deplored the apparent murder of a Japanese journalist Kenji Goto by the Islamic State of Iraq and...
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ICAO to Address Delays in Universal Airliner-Tracking Efforts   
February 02, 2015
- Wall Street Journal - Representatives to ICAO, an arm of the îUnited Nationsî, are expected to call for tracking planes at least every 15 minutes during routine flights. In cases of an emergency or deviation from...
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New study says Great Barrier Reef could be dead by end of century   
February 02, 2015
- Asian Correspondent - Scientists under the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) have agreed a limit of 2C if the earth is to avert catastrophe. CSIROâs principal scientist, Kevin Hennessy, said the...
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