United Nations Initiatives
Israel to head Committee of NGOs at the United Nations   
January 22, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: jpost.com - As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways...
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FRA joins UN Global Compact   
January 22, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: sis.gov.eg - Chairman of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (FRA) Mohamed Omran announced that the authority has joined the UN Global Compact for sustainable development to be the 206th government institution to join the pact. In a...
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PNP gets former United Nations officer as new spokesman   
January 22, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Rappler - MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) has appointed a former officer to the United Nations (UN) as its new uniting voice. Effective on Tuesday, January 22, Senior Superintendent Bernard Banac steps up...
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Almond board announces new goals to sustainability   
January 21, 2019 Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: recordnet - the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Almond Board of California. The new rules seek to decrease water usage an additional 20 percent. The 2025 rules call for innovation in finding higher value uses...
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Climate Action Barometer: 12 Charts Explain Where We Are Today, and Where We Need to be in 2020   
January 21, 2019 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: World Resources Institute - The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) makes it clear that half a degree of warming makes a huge difference, and 1.5°C is the safer target. So how and where do we start to get to...
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State-of-the-Art Climate Model funded by the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation shows how we can solve the Global Climate Crisis   
January 21, 2019 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Markets Insider - SYDNEY, Australia, Jan. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report warned in October 2018, the planet must be kept below the dangerous ...
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Editor’s recap: NL snow crab sector braces for cuts; GSMC 2019 blog; China shrimp prices jump on supply shortage   
January 21, 2019 Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: Undercurrentnews.com - China is by far the largest producer of farmed seafood, with about two-thirds of the world's farmed fish, crustaceans and other aquatic products produced in the country, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...
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Scientists begin quest to make WINE on Mars in race to create first space tipple   
January 21, 2019 Associated Profiles : Millennium Project
Source: The Sun - But that hasn't put off scientists behind the IX Millennium project as they set out to grow grapevines fit for the living pods humans will live in on Mars. The team hopes to learn more about radiation, dust and how best to grow...
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Cryptocurrency market update: The United Nations sees cryptocurrency as a leader in Finance – Focus on Ripple and IOTA   
January 21, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: FXStreet - Digital assets have the potential to bring the next revolution in business models. “Cryptocurrencies represent a new frontier in digital finance and their popularity is growing,” United Nations. The recently released...
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Security Council Press Statement on Attack against United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)   
January 21, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
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