United Nations Initiatives
Investors urged to switch to gas powered machines   
March 05, 2015
- IPP Media - Director of the Environment Division at the Vice Presidentâs Office, Dr Julius Ningu made the call here when speaking at the just concluded îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) outreach...
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Tale of two droughts: What California, Syria can teach about adaptation gap (+video)   
March 05, 2015
- The Christian Science Monitor - The last round of reports from the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, released in 2013 and '14, placed a new emphasis on the need to focus on the full range of factors that...
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Climate change defectors having to weather Democrat led storm   
March 05, 2015
- GOPUSA - "He has defended the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî report and supports a carbon tax, [b]ut Pielke doesn't buy all the hype â hence his testimony that challenged the catastrophic-weather...
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Vocational training for the differently abled   
March 05, 2015
- Deccan Herald - A few of these initiatives have been listed below. The îInternational Labour Organizationîâs (ILO) âDisability Programmeâ has been actively involved in encouraging the availability of...
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Snowden, NSA spying, hard drive malware ... what we need is a UN privacy watchdog!   
March 05, 2015
- The Register - The Electronic Frontier Foundation thinks the îUnited Nationsî needs to get its arse in gear and safeguard people's privacy from government snoops. The activist group (EFF) said an independent expert...
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Nirbhaya rape convict's remarks 'unspeakable': Ban Ki moon's spokesperson   
March 05, 2015
- m.indiatvnews.com - îUnited Nationsî: The remarks by one of the Delhi gang-rape convict blaming the victim for the assault are âunspeakableâ, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's spokesperson has said,...
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ZTE doubled 4G shipments, global market share exceeded 25% in 2014   
March 05, 2015
- ITWeb - ZTE is committed to corporate social responsibility and is a member of the îUNî îGlobal Compactî. For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn. > 1862
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Greece outlines radical immigration reforms   
March 05, 2015
- Al JAZEERA - According to the îUnited Nationsî High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), 45,500 migrants and asylum seekers were apprehended by Greek police in 2014. But the left-wing Syriza party's resounding victory...
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Tech firms pledge to bridge gender gap   
March 05, 2015
- Courier Mail - Created by the îUnited Nationsî Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (îUNî Women) and the îUnited Nationsî îGlobal Compactî, and adapted from the...
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Iraq says Iran nuclear talks will lead to peaceful solution   
March 05, 2015
- Reuters - Jaafari told a îUnited Nationsî-sponsored Conference on Disarmament in Geneva that developing countries had an inalienable right to use nuclear technology for peaceful purposes, under the supervision of the...
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