United Nations Initiatives
New report: To limit climate change, food production must change dramatically   
August 06, 2019
Source: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - A leaked draft of a report on climate change and land use, which is now being debated in Geneva by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), states that it will be impossible to keep global temperatures at safe levels...
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IPCC Report to Highlight Urgent Need for Sustainable Land Use and Forest Protection   
August 06, 2019
Source: Environmental Defense Fund - (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will release on August 8 its Special Report on Climate Change and Land, which will detail the major contribution of food production and deforestation to...
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Erin Arvedlund: Vanguard reopens Dividend Growth mutual fund, redefines ESG portfolio definition   
August 06, 2019
Source: Morning Call PA - The index methodology also excludes the stocks of companies that do not meet the labor, human rights, environmental, and anti-corruption standards as defined by the United Nations Global Compact Principles, as well as companies...
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Migration and the climate crisis: The UN's search for solutions   
August 06, 2019
Source: Middle East North Africa Financial Network - As she explained to UN News, we are now living in an era where ... the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Global Compact for Migration, which, says, Lonesco, marks a clear ...
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Opinion: Fast fashion and sustainability will never be compatible   
August 06, 2019
Source: Los Angeles Times - Furthermore, according to the United Nations Environmental Programme, textile dyeing requires extortionate quantities of water per garment (for reference, it takes 2,000 gallons of water to dye a pair of jeans) and is the...
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United Nations Support Mission Statement on Airstrikes and Communal Violence in Murzuq   
August 06, 2019
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Central American protection initiative gains its 'missing link'   
August 06, 2019
Source: Devex - Photo by: REUTERS/Jose Cabezas WASHINGTON — El Salvador’s new government will join a regional implementation of the Global Compact for Refugees aimed at addressing forced displacement in Central America. The UN...
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Tiv vs Jukun crisis: Middle Belt group writes TY Danjuma over killings, alleges plot to wipe out Benue indigenes   
August 06, 2019
Source: Daily Post Nigeria - “Lastly, let us remind you that world- wide, the TY Danjuma Family is on the international Investment portfolio as a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UN- PRI
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Even Former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley Is Annoyed With Trump’s Trolling   
August 06, 2019
Source: The Root - When Nikki Haley thinks you’re being an asshole, you know you’ve gone too far. On Friday, after learning that Rep. Elijah Cummings’ (D-Md.) home had been burglarized, the perpetually petty president, whose...
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Nigeria: Ogoni Clean-Up - It's Bad That Much Time Has Been Lost - UNEP   
August 06, 2019
Source: AllAfrica.com - The United Nations Environmental Programme, UNEP, has said it is bad that much time has been lost on the implementation of its recommendations on the cleanup of oil polluted Ogoniland, Rivers ...
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