United Nations Initiatives
How the social lives of animals should form part of our conservation culture   
April 17, 2019
Source: MENAFN - the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals , a treaty under the aegis of the United Nations Environment Programme , has been spearheading work to explore how best to ...
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The United Nations in Zambia welcomes the launch of the Zambia Ending AIDS and Free to Shine Campaigns   
April 17, 2019
Source: afro.who.int - The United Nations in Zambia has welcomed the launch of the Zambia Ending AIDS and Free to Shine Campaigns by the First Lady of the Republic of Zambia, Mrs Esther Lungu which took place on the 11 of April 2019 in the City of...
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The Issue of Agriculture and Greenhouse Gas Emissions   
April 17, 2019
Source: Newswire - Farmers are now making their move to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases. This is because according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, it is estimated that the worldwide GHG from agriculture...
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Justicia Climática   
April 16, 2019
Source: demos.org - According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s 2018 report, the world has less than 12 years to rapidly and dramatically make changes to all aspects of society to limit global warming to 1.5°C. At the same...
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UN Marks 100th Anniversary of International Labor Organization (ILO)   
April 16, 2019
Source: Zenit News Agency - The Delegation of the Holy See is pleased to participate in this High-level Meeting on the occasion of the one-hundredth anniversary of the establishment of the International Labour Organization ...
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These millennials are going on “birth strike” because of climate change   
April 16, 2019
Source: Quartz - Then, in October, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report showing that the world has to start cutting emissions drastically and do it soon if we are to keep global ...
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Reader's View: Don't give climate skeptics equal space   
April 16, 2019
Source: Duluth News Tribune - In 1994 I attended a conference on climate change in St. Paul. One of the presenters, a scientist involved with the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, pointed out a phenomena he felt likely contributed to...
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Learning about climate change uncertainty enables flexible water infrastructure planning   
April 16, 2019
Source: Nature - The United Nations Environment Program estimates that the cost of climate change adaptation investments in the developing world may reach $500 billion per year by 2050; 26 the World Bank estimates that the infrastructure and...
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The Colonial Politics of Global Health: France and the United Nations in Postwar Africa   
April 16, 2019
Source: Foreign Affairs - The United Nations and its associated organizations were formed at a time when the European colonial empires were still largely intact, if under fire. After the UN’s founding, the imperial powers started to incorporate...
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Mandate of United Nations Justice Support Mission in Haiti Extended for Final Time, as Security Council Adopts Resolution 2466 (2019)   
April 16, 2019
Source: ReliefWeb - The Security Council decided today to extend the mandate of the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH) for a final period of six months until 15 October and requested the ...
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