United Nations Initiatives
Qatar- Parliamentarians can play crucial role in transition to green economy: UN official   
April 09, 2019
Source: MENAFN - As decision makers and opinion leaders, parliamentarians can play a decisive role in the transition to the green economy in their respective countries, said a senior UN official. 'There several ...
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Meet the youngest female CEO of multinational company in Kenya   
April 09, 2019
Source: Daily Nation - She has also served as the Chief of Brand Building at the United Nations Environmental Programme. The USIU, Oxford and Harvard University alumna joined P&G through a university recruitment programme and began her career in...
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10 Orgs Highlighting the True Cost of Food   
April 09, 2019
Source: Food Tank - The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Agriculture and Food (TEEBAgriFood) Led by the United Nations Environment Programme, TEEBAgriFood brings together scientists, economists, policymakers, business leaders, and farmer...
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First resettled refugees arrive in Portugal from Turkey   
April 09, 2019
Source: UNHCR - LISBON – Thirteen refugees from Syria and Iraq, including six children, arrived safely in Lisbon on Wednesday (03/04) after leaving Istanbul, Turkey as part of a Portuguese refugee resettlement programme for 2018-2019,...
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United Nations looking into 'floating cities' designs as solution to climate change   
April 09, 2019
Source: abc13 - The United Nations is teaming up with a private firm that designs floating cities. They want to see if this kind of city could be a solution to sea level rise caused by climate change. Oceanix ...
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EPF adopts UN-supported investment principles   
April 09, 2019
Source: The Sun - PETALING JAYA: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has signed up to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), underlining its commitment towards responsible investing and environment, social and...
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UN refugee chief connects with Chinese companies at Boao Forum   
April 09, 2019
Source: UNHCR - Guided by the Global Compact on Refugees, UNHCR is expanding partnerships with development actors and the private sector. Affirmed by the UN General Assembly last year, the compact aims to share responsibility more equitably in ...
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Disrupting economic models should be a goal, CU Boulder CWA panelist Leyla Acaroglu contends   
April 09, 2019
Source: Daily Camera - The Australia native, Portugal resident and award-winning designer, sociologist, entrepreneur and 2016 United Nations Environment Program Champion of the Earth will explain some of those thoughts and more when she leads a...
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Kenya: Adema Sangale - Youngest Female CEO of Multinational Company in Kenya   
April 09, 2019
Source: AllAfrica.com - She has also served as the Chief of Brand Building at the United Nations Environmental Programme. The USIU, Oxford and Harvard University alumna joined P&G through a university recruitment ...
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Against the tide: Thai 'floating temple' defies coastal erosion   
April 09, 2019
Source: standardmedia.co.ke - Thailand lost almost one third of its vast coastal mangrove forests between 1961 and 2000, according to a report from the nation's Department of Marine and Coastal Resources and the UN Environment Programme. Climate change is...
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