United Nations Initiatives
UN Assembly head talks migration and battling prejudice on eve of Pakistan tour   
January 17, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: The National - But the challenges she faces as president are not confined to gender. A major plank of her tenure has been the UN's Global Compact for Migration, an international plan to improve the world’s handling of people outside their...
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States Parties to United Nations Convention on Law of Sea Meet at Headquarters, 15 January   
January 17, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: UN News Centre - The Assistant-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations briefed the Security Council on Mali today. Despite noting progress to implement the 2015 peace agreement, she however added that the security situation remains of...
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African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur - Report of the Secretary-General (S/2019/44) [EN/AR]   
January 17, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: ReliefWeb - The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2429 (2018), by which the Council extended the mandate of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur ...
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CAPPMA: China’s green drive will continue in 2019, aquaculture production to fall   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: Undercurrentnews.com - China is by far the largest producer of farmed seafood, with about two-thirds of the world's farmed fish, crustaceans and other aquatic products produced in the country, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...
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Looking towards HLPF: SDG Forecast for the First Half of 2019   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: climate-l.iisd.org - According to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), we also have 11 years left to limit the global average temperature rise to 1.5°C, and that window of opportunity is closing fast. How...
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Benson Hill Teams Up with The African Orphan Crops Consortium to Combat Malnutrition Through Underutilized Crops   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: The Business Journals - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Google Genomics, Illumina Inc., James Hutton Institute, Integrated Breeding Platform, LGC, Mars, Incorporated, Thermo Fisher Scientific, UNICEF, University of...
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Does Organic Agriculture Contribute to Climate Change'   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: JSTOR Daily - When it comes to climate, the fertilizer issue is key. Back in 2010, Nadia El-Hage Scialabba and Maria Müller-Lindenlauf, of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), took an in-depth look at the...
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Cotton Seed Sprouts In China's Lunar Lander   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: NPR - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations shared its glee on Twitter, saying, "China's moon mission success means that astronauts could potentially harvest their own food in space!" For years, crew members...
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Ocasio-Cortez-Backed Green New Deal Could Save Us   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: citizentruth.org - Based on the findings of 6000 scientific reports from 91 scientists, the most comprehensive report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to date has asserted that climate change is...
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Cathy Van Maren: Let's make climate resolutions   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: La Crosse Tribune - The latest analysis of scientific data by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is grim. Oceans are warming faster and feedback loops are stronger than predicted. We have about 12 years to ...
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