United Nations Initiatives
Husband charged with murder of United Nations aid worker, report   
August 13, 2019
Source: Fox News - The husband of a United Nations aid worker killed at her family home in Fiji last month has been charged with one count of murder, according to Fiji police. Jennifer Ann Downes, an Australian mother of three, was found dead in...
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Hong Kong's protests a populist movement of self-harm   
August 13, 2019
Source: The Australian Financial Review - Hong Kong has long been a beacon of inspiration for Asian cities. Highly competitive and connected, it has served as a bridge between East and West, earning it the moniker “Asia’s world city”. But this position...
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Children Learn to Become Global Leaders at the 2019 Eye Level Model United Nations Camp   
August 13, 2019
Source: YAHOO! News - SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Eye Level, a global leader in educational services, together with the United Nations, the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Save the Children Korea, hosted the Eye...
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Another climate change warning we need to heed   
August 11, 2019
Source: The Jamaica Observer - Last week's Special Report by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change should serve as another warning to the people who still scoff at the scientific reports of the harmful ...
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UAlbany Climate Scientist Discusses Recent IPCC Report   
August 11, 2019
Source: WAMC - The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a new report that dives into land use and how it relates on climate change. Among details, the IPCC is warning that people must change the way they grow and consume...
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Making One Billion People Resilient To Climate Change By 2030   
August 11, 2019
Source: Forbes - That’s the official United Nations website announcing a new report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Our food is at risk' That gets our attention! The soil across the globe is being depleted by...
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Climate change could lead to food shortages, U.N. report says   
August 11, 2019
Source: The Spokesman-Review - With more extreme weather, stable food production will increasingly be imperiled, threatening the poorest populations first, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a report Thursday. In addition, the push to use...
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5th Element Group PBC Joins the UN Global Compact   
August 11, 2019
Source: Middle East North Africa Financial Network - The United Nations Global Compact has announced today that 5th Element Group PBC has joined as a signatory and a participant. The Global Compact is a strategic initiative for organizations ...
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Husband charged with murder of Australian United Nations worker Jennifer Downes in Fiji   
August 11, 2019
Source: ABC News on MSN.com - The husband of an Australian woman killed in Fiji last month has been charged with her murder, according to local media reports. Jennifer Downes, known professionally as Jenna Lusaka, was allegedly murdered in a domestic violence...
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United Nations Security Council snubs Pakistan, does not discuss its letter on Kashmir   
August 11, 2019
Source: WION - In a big snub to Pakistan, the United Nations Security Council did not take up Islamabad's letter of August 6 at several meetings it held this week, in the aftermath of New Delhi removing the special status for the erstwhile...
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