United Nations Initiatives
Experience Sharing Training from the ILO Office for Turkey for Stakeholder Institutions in Turkey   
April 12, 2019
Source: ILO - The International Labour Organization (ILO) Office for Turkey organises training, through the trainers of the ILO International Training Centre (ITC), for the staff of partner institutions to share ILO’s experience on...
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ILO Hosts Consultation Meeting on Determining Gender Pay Gap   
April 12, 2019
Source: ILO - The International Labour Organization (ILO) Office for Turkey hosted a “Consultation Meeting on Determining Gender Pay Gap” on 3 April 2019 in Ankara with the participation of relevant stakeholders to evaluate the...
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Insecurity in Rivers hampering Ogoni clean-up, says Senator Abe   
April 12, 2019
Source: The Punch Newspapers - On the reasons for the establishment of the university, the senator said he took the advantage of a provision in the United Nations Environment Programme report for the clean-up of Ogoni land ...
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Xconomy Awards San Diego Diversity Finalists Are Scaling Up Empowerment   
April 12, 2019
Source: Xconomy - Athena—which Smithson says is the largest networking organization for women in STEM in San Diego and California—last year signed on to the United Nations’s Global Compact and Sustainable ...
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Partners Launch ‘Cool Coalition’ to Save Lives, Energy and Trillions for Global Economy   
April 12, 2019
Source: climate-l.iisd.org - The coalition is led by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC), the Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program and Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL)....
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Brexit and the global race for raw materials   
April 12, 2019
Source: The Ecologist - New research from the UN Environment Programme’s Resource Panel recently revealed that even at current rates of extraction the extractive industries are responsible for 80 percent of biodiversity loss and 50 percent of...
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Pence to UN: 'Time for the United Nations to speak' against Maduro   
April 12, 2019
Source: Tribune News Service on MSN.com - UNITED NATIONS — Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday sought to ratchet up international pressure on Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro, chastising the United Nations Security Council for being slow to act against that...
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Member States Exchange Ideas on UN’s 75th Anniversary   
April 12, 2019
Source: climate-l.iisd.org - the Global Compact on Migration, the UN Human Rights Council, the World Trade Organization (WTO), and arms control instruments. She said such trends are particularly dangerous for smaller states. Espinosa suggested that the ...
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Diving into the Blue Economy   
April 12, 2019
Source: Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - However, in Nor-Shipping’s case, as you may expect from an organization that is a UN Global Compact participant and key advocate of the UN’s SDGs, there’s a strong emphasis on environmental responsibility....
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United Nations and outrage spur Dawson student's anti-Bill 21 rally   
April 12, 2019
Source: Montreal Gazette - It was Marianna Mason’s experience with the United Nations and interaction with people from all over the world that spurred the first-year Dawson College student to organize Friday’s protest ...
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