United Nations Initiatives
'Peace park' removes United Nations flag after objections   
August 23, 2019
Source: Houston Chronicle - SHERBORN, Mass. (AP) — Who knew a "peace park" could be so contentious' The Pacifist Memorial in the Boston suburb of Sherborn has been forced to take down a United Nations flag after residents objected. Memorial founder...
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More international engagement needed in Brazil areas hosting Venezuelans: UN refugee chief   
August 23, 2019
Source: Xinhua - GENEVA, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has ... Grandi's appeal for more international support is in line with the Global Compact on Refugees that calls for greater support to refugees and the...
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Priyanka Chopra retains right to speak in personal capacity, says United Nations   
August 23, 2019
Source: Mid Day - United Nations spokesperson said UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador 'speak in their personal capacity, they retain the right to speak about issues that interest or concern them' United Nations: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra,...
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The United Nations has a secret funding crisis – and I know because I work there   
August 23, 2019
Source: The Independent on MSN.com - The United Nations is gripped by a secret cash flow crisis, the scale of which it hasn’t seen since Ronald Regan started to withhold contributions to gain political leverage in the 1980s. Now, while the budget is...
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Priyanka Chopra retains right to speak in personal capacity, states United Nations   
August 23, 2019
Source: The Hindu - Pakistan’s Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari wrote this week to UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore demanding Chopra’s removal as a Goodwill Ambassador UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra, who has been...
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Easy to Say, Difficult to Achieve: Experts Discuss Forging a Fair, Green Economy   
August 23, 2019
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) President Ola Elvestuen echoed this idea, saying that the connection between environmental and social issues is much stronger now than it was even a few years ago. However, he said, there is not yet...
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The UN just elevated its greatest allies in the climate fight: the youth   
August 22, 2019
Source: YAHOO! - It’s been 31 years since the United Nations created the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Year after year, the convening countries have published ever-more urgent reports ...
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Climate doomsday predictions prove to be ‘fake news’ every time. Why does mainstream peddle it'   
August 22, 2019
Source: LifeSiteNews - World food security increasingly at risk due to 'unprecedented' climate change impact, new UN report warns Speaking at the launch of a Special Report on Climate Change and Land by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...
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Think Big. Make a Difference   
August 22, 2019
Source: Sustainable Brands - As the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) makes clear, the shift to renewable energy sources will need to accelerate to meet global climate goals. To be precise, renewables will need to make up 70 to 85...
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Farmers Will Love This Plan To Fight Climate Change at Home   
August 22, 2019
Source: YAHOO! - It also comes two weeks after the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a sweeping report highlighting the extent to which agriculture and other forms of land use are contributing to climate change. On...
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