United Nations Initiatives
Sturgis Charter Student Makes an Impact with Model United Nations   
March 16, 2019
Source: CapeCodToday - New York, NY – Fledgling organization Model United Nations: Indigenous (MUN:I), started by Sturgis Charter Public School senior Nathan Balk King (Sicangu Lakota), successfully launched this week ...
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Stamps on Gender Equality, Migration and Sexual Exploitation issued today   
March 16, 2019
Source: UN News Centre - In addition, the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) was formally endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2018.
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Security Council Extends Mandate of United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2460 (2019)   
March 16, 2019
Source: ReliefWeb - The Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) today, expressing support for the country’s full assumption of its own security ...
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Nigerian Stock Exchange , Global Reporting Initiative Host Sustainability Reporting Workshop, Unveils Sustainability Disclosure Guidelines   
March 16, 2019
Source: Mondo Visione - The Nigerian Stock Exchange (“the Exchange” or “NSE”) in partnership with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), supported by UK aid, hosts a half-day workshop on sustainability reporting where the NSE...
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Israel’s Ambassador calls on United Nations Security Council to condemn Hamas following rocket attacks   
March 16, 2019
Source: Fox News - Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, sent a letter Friday to the U.N Security Council that called on the 15-member body to meet and condemn the series of rocket attacks that were launched at Israel...
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From the Mountains to the Plains: Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources in the Koshi River Basin   
March 15, 2019
Source: ReliefWeb - The CC analysis is based on the most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) “Representative Concentration Pathways” (RCPs 4.5 and 8.5).
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'My Rights, Our Power' celebrates women's rights at closing event   
March 15, 2019
Source: Ma'an News Agency - International Labour Organization, Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, Ma’an TV, MIFTAH, Netherlands Representative Office, Nisaa FM, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Palestinian Working Woman...
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Climate striker Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel peace prize   
March 15, 2019
Source: New Scientist - The first was former US vice-president Al Gore, who was awarded the prize in 2007 alongside the UN climate science group, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Thunberg tweeted that she was: “Honoured and very...
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Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcomes of the Central African Republic and Monaco   
March 15, 2019
Source: CNBC Africa - The same applied to accession to some of the conventions of the International Labour Organization. In the ensuing discussion, speakers were pleased with the establishment of an inter-ministerial committee for the protection of...
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BBVA Microfinance Hosts Event At United Nations Headquarters On Women, Financial Inclusion And Digital Transformation   
March 15, 2019
Source: PR Newswire - - Peruvian Rut Pelaiza has shared in United Nations how she was once employed as a street vendor, then started to work at BBVAMF and now has the opportunity to train other rural women like her, proving that they prosper and...
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