United Nations Initiatives
How Climate Change Drives Conflict In Africa   
June 28, 2019
Source: The Daily VOX - Released by the UN Environmental Programme, the report raised concerns that tensions between pastoral communities and farmers could be ignited because of the disappearing pasture and evaporating water holes in the Sudan area....
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UN Global Compact: What Happens Next'   
June 28, 2019
Source: Gatestone Institute - This initiative [to "present a global plan of action against hate speech and hate crimes on a fast-track basis"] should be deeply concerning and is likely to serve only to silence critics of the UN, including its agenda on...
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UN Secretary-General's press conference at the G20 Summit   
June 28, 2019
Source: Scoop - But, of course, the UN is not part of the G20 ... So the answer to the situation is to make full use of the Global Compact on Migration and to restore the integrity of the refugee protection treaty. Q: We know that the digital...
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Why United Nations failed to save Rohingya   
June 28, 2019
Source: Al Jazeera English - Yangon, Myanmar - When Liam Mahony travelled to Myanmar to advise the United Nations on its handling of the Rohingya crisis, the dozens of aid workers he spoke to were almost unanimous in their appraisal of the organisation's...
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Trump's Corrupt United Nations: Former UN Staffer Accuses United Nations of Racism, Sexism, Corruption, and Cover-Ups   
June 28, 2019
Source: MENAFN - In her new book, "Trump's Corrupt United Nations," former UN staffer and invitee of UN University Pallavi Kakoti-McHugh says millions of U.S. and other countries' taxpayer dollars are used to ...
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Major regional fisheries management organizations to take part in the Global Fishery Forum   
June 27, 2019
Source: TASS - of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), will talk about effective detection and control of IUU fishing vessels. At the roundtable "The Arctic and Antarctica ...
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Time for a Global Minimum Wage   
June 27, 2019
Source: CounterPunch - The International Labour Organization (ILO) is celebrating its 100th anniversary this June. In the wake of a devastating world war, its mission was transformational: to realize social justice and the rights of workers everywhere....
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‘The need to prepare for a radically different future than our past is clear’   
June 27, 2019
Source: SiliconRepublic - She has participated as a member of Canadian delegations to meetings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and meetings under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. My interest in working at the science-policy...
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Column: Denial of man-made climate change is a perilous error   
June 27, 2019
Source: Gloucester Daily Times - His argument involves dismissing as fraudulent the robust scientific consensus embodied in the four key reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change while identifying and praising those few individual scientists who...
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Eco-friendly financing for a more sustainable world   
June 27, 2019
Source: The Japan Times - Takada consequently set up GFNJ with two other founders, Takejiro Sueyoshi, CEO of Green Finance Organization Japan and special advisor to the United Nations Environment Programme — Finance Initiative in the Asia-Pacific...
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