United Nations Initiatives
FAO Early Warning Early Action report on food security and agriculture (January - March 2019)   
January 17, 2019 Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: ReliefWeb - The Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). It provides a quarterly forward ...
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Those Tiny Cotton Sprouts China Grew on the Moon' They’re Dead Now   
January 17, 2019 Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: Live Science - Some plants are better at dealing with cold than others, as the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) explained in a post. As days shorten and temperatures drop, the plants flood their cells with sugar and...
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Activists Lobby Lawmakers as Climate Legislation Begins to Take Shape   
January 17, 2019 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Westword - The path endorsed by the world’s top climate authority, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, calls for cutting overall emissions 45 percent by 2030 and achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. On the...
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South Africa hosts First Lead Author Meeting of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change   
January 17, 2019 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Africanews - South Africa, through the Department of Environmental Affairs, will host the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group II First Lead Author Meeting of the Sixth Assessment Report from 21 to 25 January 2019 in...
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International Food Safety Conference   
January 17, 2019 Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: Africanews - The First International Food Safety Conference, hosted jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the African Union (AU), will bring together government...
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Climate change demands shift in responsibility for AEC industry   
January 17, 2019 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Real Estate Weekly - The latest climate report by the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) anticipates that the world will experience the more extreme effects and consequences of climate ...
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Researchers set standards for models in biodiversity assessments   
January 17, 2019 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Phys.org - Over the past 20 years, more than 6000 studies have used one of the most common classes of biodiversity modeling, species distribution models (SDMs). Over half of the studies using SDMs sought to ...
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Internet Access Is a Human Right-United Nations Report   
January 17, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Techzim - The recent switching on and off of internet, throttling and blocking of IP addresses has got many people thinking if the Zimbabwe government is not infringing our human right. Well, according to the United Nations Human Rights...
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UN Refugee Chief meets Egypt President and Secretary General of the Arab League   
January 17, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: Naija Gist - Latest - Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees ... sharing to help Egypt manage the impact of a substantial refugee presence. The adoption of the Global Compact on Refugees aims at mobilizing not only humanitarian resources,...
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United Nations chief condemns al shabaab terrorism in Nairobi   
January 17, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Coastweek - UNITED NATIONS New York (Xinhua) --UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday condemned the "terrorist attack" in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi that killed at least six people, his spokesman said in a statement. Stephane...
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