United Nations Initiatives
Locusts invade Mecca   
January 18, 2019 Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: Journal News - There is a special Locust Information Group in the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations that collects data from countries affected by locusts. This information is analyzed, along with weather data and satellite...
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Climate change: How could artificial photosynthesis contribute to limiting global warming'   
January 18, 2019 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Phys.org - However, there is no way around turning off the tap. Credit: M. May/HZB The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has numerically simulated various scenarios. Only in the most ...
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The United Nations is trying to grab control of worldwide immigration policies   
January 18, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Dallas Morning News - While President Donald Trump seeks funding for a border wall, the United Nations is seeking control of migration policies worldwide, with a campaign configured to undermine America's sovereignty and control over its own borders....
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UN Secretary-General Outlines UN Priorities for 2019   
January 18, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: climate-l.iisd.org - Briefing UN Member States on 16 January 2019 ... Agreement Work Programme during the Katowice Climate Change Conference; and the adoption of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration and of the Global Compact on ...
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Ethiopia allows almost 1 million refugees to leave camps and work   
January 18, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The new law is in line with Ethiopia's commitment towards the United Nations Global Compact on Refugees, adopted by world leaders in December to increase refugees' self-reliance and ease the ...
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PhosAgro joins UN Global Compact, expanding its engagement with the UN on CSR and sustainable development   
January 18, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: Finanzen - OJSC Phosagro (PHOR) PhosAgro joins UN Global Compact, expanding its engagement with the UN on CSR and sustainable development 18-Jan-2019 / 12:00 CET/CEST Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group. The...
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Rampant sexual harassment inflicts a blow to United Nations   
January 18, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Human Resources Online - According to United Nation’s own survey carried out by Deloitte, one in three UN workers was sexually harassed in the preceding two years, and only one in three took action afterwards. The disturbing findings are a blow to...
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United Nations General Assembly president makes maiden visit to Pakistan   
January 18, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Business Recorder - United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) President Maria Fernanda Espinosa arrived in Pakistan on Friday for a five-day visit of the country. This is Espinosa’s first official trip to any country in Asia since assuming office...
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'Otto Warmbier Way': Push to rename NYC street where the North Korean mission to the United Nations is located   
January 18, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Yahoo News - New York City Councilman Joe Borelli seeks to honor Otto Warmbier's memory with a defiant gesture to Kim Jong Un's regime.
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Q&A: 17 Percent of the Problem, but 30 Percent of the Solution   
January 18, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Environmental Programme
Source: Inter Press Service - After a series of eye-opening reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) were published in 2018, it was clear that international action is more urgent...
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