United Nations Initiatives
Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands to speak at the United Nations   
March 09, 2019
Source: Akron Legal News - AKRON––Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands has been selected as a presenter at the upcoming 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) being held next week at the United...
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FAO Report Rings Warning Bell on Loss of Biodiversity   
March 08, 2019
Source: NewsClick - health and environment—the latest report published by FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) has declared. Named as State of World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture, the report was...
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Work-related gender gaps persist but solutions are clear – new ILO report   
March 08, 2019
Source: ILO - according to a new International Labour Organization (ILO) report published for International Women’s Day on 8 March. “We need to make it happen, and the report, A Quantum leap for gender equality: For a better future...
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Fanelli: The Green New Deal is an ambitious proposal   
March 08, 2019
Source: The Whit - It wasn’t too long ago that a report came out from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which stated humanity has just over a decade to get carbon emissions under control before the impacts of climate change become...
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How to Talk to Kids About Climate Change (and Have Fun, Too)   
March 08, 2019
Source: YES! Magazine - The latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a final call to keep the global temperature rise to within 1.5 degrees Celsius of preindustrial levels. Doing so will require “rapid, far-reaching, and...
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Gender parity at work only possible if men do more at home — UN   
March 08, 2019
Source: m.jamaicaobserver.com - The UN's International Labour Organization said in a fresh report that the difference in employment rates for men and women has shrunk by less than two per cent in the past 27 years. In 2018 ...
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Maine Compass: Maine farms have key role to play in combating climate change   
March 08, 2019
Source: Kennebec Journal - As the 2018 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change documents, we can’t meet the goals of the Paris climate accord unless we take steps that go beyond reducing emissions. We also need to remove carbon...
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Int'l Women's day: Strive for the future of your children, don't depend on men - Ghanaian women   
March 08, 2019
Source: Prime News Ghana - It's a day set aside to appreciate women and also celebrate their achievements. Analysis of International Labour Organization ILO, in terms of remuneration, women generally earn less than men. The analysis in 83 countries shows...
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Paid family leave movement gains traction in legislation, workforce   
March 08, 2019
Source: The Digital Universe - According to a report by the International Labour Organization, only two countries out of 185 countries and territories with information available do not provide cash benefits to women during ...
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Williams: Our planet is not fragile ... If it is, explain these phenomena   
March 08, 2019
Source: The Winchester Star - The people at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change agree, saying that to avoid some of the most devastating impacts of climate change, the world must slash carbon emissions by 45 percent by 2030 and completely...
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