United Nations Initiatives
United Nations predicts hungry future, due to global warming, that can be avoided   
August 09, 2019
Source: PBS - WASHINGTON — On the ground, climate change is hitting us where it counts: the stomach — not to mention the forests, plants and animals. A new United Nations scientific report examines how global warming and land...
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ZTE and China Mobile empower China's first 5G sporting events with 5G Live TV solutions   
August 09, 2019
Source: Business Insider - ZTE is committed to corporate social responsibility and is a member of the UN Global Compact. For more information, please visit https://www.zte.com.cn/global/ Markets Insider and Business ...
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Do world leaders understand the consequences of the climate crisis'   
August 09, 2019
Source: The Daily Star - Eventually, in 1988, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was formed by the United Nations Environmental Programme and World Meteorological Organization to play a leadership role in tackling climate change. That...
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News briefs: United Nations official says more than 100,000 detained and missing in Syria   
August 09, 2019
Source: Tulsa World - UNITED NATIONS — Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said...
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United Nations rejects Pakistan’s appeal for intervention on J-K   
August 09, 2019
Source: Hindustan Times on MSN.com - Calling for "maximum restraint" by all sides, UN Secretary General Antonio Gutteres on Thursday indicated the Kashmir dispute needs to be resolved bilaterally in keeping with the Shimla Agreement of 1972 and by peaceful means in...
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Being truly responsible investors — and telling the world about it — would set asset managers apart   
August 09, 2019
Source: businesslive.co.za - Some asset managers are thus repositioning themselves as responsible investors. By becoming signatories of the UN-backed principles for responsible investment (PRI), signatories commit to incorporate environmental, social and...
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Packaging Machinery Market to Witness Steady Growth at 4% to 5% CAGR By 2025 by MGA Study   
August 08, 2019
Source: WhatTheyThink - According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), one-third of the food produced in the world (or 1.3 billion tons) gets wasted. Furthermore, these food losses amount to the loss of a whopping $680...
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It is high time to reboot our relationship with nature   
August 08, 2019
Source: climatechangenews.com - So it’s tempting to avoid the issue and let someone else tackle it. The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change today released a report on the links between land use and climate change. Some of its findings...
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Africa's Key Development Partners Formalize Their Commitment to Work Jointly to Help Address Food and Nutrition Security in Times of Climate Change   
August 08, 2019
Source: AllAfrica.com - Kigali — In partnership with the African Union, leaders of four multilateral agencies - The African Development Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the ...
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The Latest: Less meat, more plant-based food helps climate   
August 08, 2019
Source: WRAL - But scientists emphasize they aren't telling you what to eat. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Chairman Hoesung Lee says the panel doesn't make consumer choices, just recommendations for government leaders. When pressed,...
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