United Nations Initiatives
Global Plastic Production Rises, Recycling Lags   
January 30, 2015
- investorideas.com - According to the îUnited Nationsî îEnvironmental Programmeî, an estimated 22-43 percent of the plastic used worldwide is disposed of in landfills, where its resources are wasted, the...
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Venezuelan general appears in New York after 11 months on the run   
January 30, 2015
- The Indian Express - On Thursday, Rivero spoke to journalists outside the îUnited Nationsî in his first public appearance in 11 months. He said he had not seen his family in a year, and had been living in...
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Call for Submissions: 2015 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace Video Contest   
January 30, 2015
- UN News Centre - Geneva, Switzerland (UNOSDP) â The îUnited Nationsî Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) is launching a Video Contest to commemorate this yearâs International Day of Sport...
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Clinical Dietician   
January 30, 2015
- ReliefWeb - UNRWA is the îUnited Nationsî agency responsible for the protection, care and human development of a population of some 4.6 million Palestine refugees living in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, Jordan,...
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Deal Makers Comment On Crowdfunding Platform Acquisition   
January 30, 2015
- Forbes - Additionally this is evident by the incredible partnerships the GATEWAY platform has in their respective spaces such as The îUnited Nationsî îGlobal Compactî, and being selected and an OPIC EDN...
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Regions Refocus 2015 Urges For Structural Shifts to Achieve Sustainable Development   
January 30, 2015
- Inter Press Service - îUNITED NATIONSî, Jan 29 2015 (IPS) - The new initiative Regions Refocus 2015, housed at the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, draws attention to the systemic and structural shifts...
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Swiss need to catch up in corporate accountability   
January 30, 2015
- swissinfo - A dozen countries have adopted or are working on action plans. Numerous voluntary corporate sustainability initiatives exist, like the îUNî îGlobal Compactî, but these are criticised by NGOs...
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Bank Ki-moon orders probe of deadly protest at UN base in north Mali   
January 30, 2015
- Post - îUnited Nationsî: Secretary-General of îUnited Nationsî Ban Ki-moon has ordered an investigation into violence during a demonstration this week outside a peacekeeping base of the organisation in...
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New Iran U.N. envoy expected to get U.S. visa: sources   
January 30, 2015
- Al Arabiya News - Iranâs state-run Tasnim news agency carried an official announcement on Wednesday that Iran had appointed career diplomat Gholamali Khoshrou, whose surname is also spelled Khoshroo, as its îUnited...
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Nuclear Power Needs to Double to Meet Warming Goal   
January 30, 2015
- POWER SOURCE - That conclusion is consistent with the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeîâs findings last year that global carbon dioxide emissions need to be capped at 450 parts per million in order to...
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