United Nations Initiatives
Author says prominent North Korean defector 'misled' him on parts of life story   
January 19, 2015
- FOX News - îUNITED NATIONSî â A prominent North Korean defector who fled a prison camp and became the face of international efforts to hold the country accountable for widespread human rights abuses has changed...
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Field Security Officer   
January 18, 2015
- ReliefWeb - In this context, and in accordance with the established Agency and applicable îUnited Nationsî Security Management System (UNSMS) policies and procedures, the Field Security Officer (FSO) performs the...
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The Island President producer rubbishes claims of state expenditure for film crew   
January 18, 2015
- Minivan News - The award-winning film was based around Nasheedâs presidency and his efforts to garner diplomatic support to combat climate change during the 2009 îUnited Nationsî Climate Change Conference at...
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WATCH: Palestinian protesters throw eggs, shoes, at Canadian FM in Ramallah   
January 18, 2015
- The Jerusalem Post - "You're not welcome," the demonstrators shouted at Baird. Canada was among a handful of countries that voted against Palestinians' bid to become a non-member state at the îUnited Nationsî General...
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Lebanese army files complaint with UNIFIL over border incident   
January 18, 2015
- YNET News - The Lebanese army filed a complaint with îUnited Nationsî Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) in response to the smoke bombs fired by the IDF into a military outpost in Lebanon's Ayta ash Shab village....
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No respite in Bangladesh violence over polls as death toll rises to 27   
January 18, 2015
- Reuters - Human rights groups have expressed concern over the violence and urged those involved in the conflict to exercise restraint, with a statement from îUnited Nationsî human rights office spokeswoman Ravina...
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Islamic State Releases 200 Captive Yazidis in Iraq   
January 18, 2015
- Wall Street Journal - About 50,000 Yazidisâhalf of them children, according to îUnited Nationsî figuresâfled to the mountains outside Sinjar during the onslaught. Some still remain there. The Sunni...
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Tribal schools to get lessons in hygiene   
January 18, 2015
- Times of India - NASHIK: The tribal development department, along with the îUnited Nationsî Children's Fund (UNICEF), has decided to organise a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) drive from January 26 as part of the...
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The year of Paris   
January 18, 2015
- The Hindu - The Synthesis Report of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) has clearly laid a strong scientific basis, and adaptation alone will not save the earth from warming to levels which will...
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EPA Methane Regulations Are Wasted Energy   
January 18, 2015
- Townhall.com - Editor's note: Patrick J. Michaels coauthored this piece. Newly announced EPA regulations targeting methane leakage are another part of President Obamaâs "Climate Action Plan," which more properly would be...
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