United Nations Initiatives
Cuba plans rodent and ostrich farms to combat food shortages   
April 13, 2019
Source: The Independent - The United Nations Environment Programme has warned that rising meat consumption patterns are unsustainable. Peter Stevenson, chief policy adviser of Compassion in World Farming, said: “When it comes to exploring ways to...
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Trump wanted to nominate Ivanka to the United Nations and the World Bank: ‘That’s a genetic thing’   
April 13, 2019
Source: The Raw Story - President Donald Trump confirmed that he had considered his eldest daughter for two high-profile international positions. The president revealed that he wanted to nominate Ivanka Trump to the United Nations and the World Bank,...
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United Nations tribunal lawyer to present lecture on Rwandan genocide   
April 13, 2019
Source: TribLIVE.com - TribLIVE's Daily and Weekly email newsletters deliver the news you want and information you need, right to your inbox. The legal implications of the 1994 Rwandan genocide will be discussed during ...
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SF Special: Brazil's Soybean Success Is Rooted in the U.S.   
April 12, 2019
Source: Agriculture - During this same time, Brazil has almost doubled its corn production. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) says that nearly 40% of the food imports in the world come from Brazil. Food production in...
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FAO starts distribution of much-needed seeds and tools in cyclone-ravaged Mozambique   
April 12, 2019
Source: FAO - Mozambique - Farmers in areas left devastated by Tropical Cyclone Idai in Mozambique have started to receive much-needed agricultural inputs thanks to a joint effort by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations...
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Climate activists march to Montpelier   
April 12, 2019
Source: Stowe Reporter - Zac Rudge, development and communications manager for 350.org, pointed to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released in 2018 that states there are only 12 years to take action to keep global temperatures...
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Centennial celebrations of the International Labour Organization under the patronage of the President   
April 12, 2019
Source: Hiru News - The commemorative function organized on behalf of the centenary celebrations of the International Labour Organization was held today (11) in Colombo under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. The President’s...
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Africa: UN Labor Agency ILO Sees Big Challenges On 100th Anniversary   
April 12, 2019
Source: AllAfrica.com - In 1919, the International Labour Organization was brought to life to fight for social justice. A century later, many workers are still exposed to exploitation, particularly in Africa. Martina ...
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Sisi says ILO is safety valve for rights of laborers worldwide   
April 12, 2019
Source: sis.gov.eg - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said the International Labour Organization (ILO) has always been considered as a safety valve for the rights of the laborers all over the world and a unique example that brings together, on an equal...
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FAO continues its capacity-building program with Libyan partners   
April 12, 2019
Source: ReliefWeb - Libya, 9 April 2019 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is completing the cycle of training workshops on fighting Zoonotic diseases in Libya implemented in the ...
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