United Nations Initiatives
Coping With Extreme Weather Events   
February 23, 2015
- Eurasia Review - Climate change projections from the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) show that in the years to come we will see increases in temperatures across Europe, increases in precipitation in...
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International Government Communication Forum in Sharjah Day Two: 'Lebanon deserves to be saluted'   
February 23, 2015
- Gulf News - No single country was able to do that. Lebanon deserves to be saluted," said Lakhdar Brahimi, Algerian îUnited Nationsî Diplomat. Every single government in the Arab world can undergo change, but if they...
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UNEP to help East Africa tap 500 MW of geothermal energy   
February 23, 2015
- REVE - The îUNî îEnvironmental Programmeî (UNEP) will assist six East Africa states to tap 500 MW of geothermal power in the next five years. Programme Manager for the UNEPâs African Rift Geothermal...
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Climate Change Denial A Bargain At $1.2 Mil   
February 23, 2015
- CleanTechnica - These climate change denial and obfuscation âreportsâ are listed at the end of this article. Soon has also accused the distinguished global îUnited Nationsî panel on climate change of...
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UN rep lauds Manchester youth group   
February 23, 2015
- Jamaica Observer - MANDEVILLE, MANCHESTER â Douglas Ragan, Unit Leader for Youth and Employment for the îUnited Nationsî Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), has hailed as "visionary and far-reaching" the...
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Government reinvigorated relations with neighbours: President   
February 23, 2015
- Vancouver Desi South Asian news - In his address to the joint session of parliament at the beginning of the budget session, Mukherjee said India will continue to work with others to reform multilateral institutions, including the...
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French president to visit E. Samar fishermen   
February 23, 2015
- ABS-CBN News - Following the bilateral meetings and joint declaration at Malacañang, both leaders are expected to launch a call for the global community to support the signing of a climate agreement during the 21st...
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Kerry, Zarif Join Nuclear Talks in Geneva   
February 23, 2015
- Voice of America - The latest talks come as a new report from the îUnited Nationsî nuclear agency says it remains concerned about the possible existence of âundisclosed nuclear-related activitiesâ in Iran...
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Flashback: That Famous 2002 Antiwar Speech   
February 23, 2015
- Daily Kos - Because bipartisan support for this resolution makes success in the îUnited Nationsî more likely, and therefore, war less likely, and because a good faith effort by the United States, even if it fails,...
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Hadi wants Yemen crisis talks moved outside capital: envoy   
February 23, 2015
- Yahoo News - He also welcomed a îUnited Nationsî Security Council resolution on February 16 demanding the Huthis withdraw their forces and refrain from further unilateral actions. View gallery Motorists drive past a...
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