United Nations Initiatives
Meet the Entrepreneurs Leading the Transition to a Green Economy   
April 10, 2019
Source: climate-l.iisd.org - The European Union-funded SWITCH to Green Initiative is implemented by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, or UN Environment) as well as many partners from the private sector and civil society, and brings together inclusive green...
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UN Refugee Chief urges Security Council for firm response to record-high displacement   
April 10, 2019
Source: UNHCR - The UN Refugee Chief highlighted “outstanding” Latin American ... “Failure to [support those countries] will leave those governments exposed.” He added that the Global Compact on Refugees – a new...
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UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants   
April 10, 2019
Source: India Blooms - New York, Apr 10 (IBNS): In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for ... as enshrined by the Global Compact for Refugees, adopted last December, it can be...
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UK emissions linked to annual loss of area of Arctic ice larger than four cities combined   
April 10, 2019
Source: Edie - WWF is also a member of the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), along with representatives from CDP, UN Global Compact and the World Resources Institute (WRI). The body recently unveiled new measures designed to help more...
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New Zealand massacre was result of ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants: top UN official   
April 10, 2019
Source: Associated Press of Pakistan - UNITED NATIONS, Apr 10 (APP):The head of the UN refugee agency ... with political will and improved responses, as enshrined by the Global Compact for Refugees, adopted last December, it can be addressed, and the Security Council ...
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Advisory C’ttee To Heighten Efforts In Restoration Of Ogoniland   
April 10, 2019
Source: LEADERSHIP Newspaper - traditional rulers and the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). They are expected to mediate, counsel, advice, reconcile and recommend appropriate actions where applicable with the ...
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Corporate tax secrecy is hurting everyone - even investment funds want to see more transparency   
April 10, 2019
Source: scmp.com - A recent consultation exercise by the Global Reporting Initiative reveals that the strongest advocates of tax transparency may be investment funds – and not the small players. The investment organisations in favour of a...
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UN refugee agency chief calls for political will to tackle refugee crises   
April 10, 2019
Source: China Economic Net - With political will, with improved responses as enshrined in the new Global Compact for Refugees adopted by the General Assembly in December 2018, it is possible to address these crises and the UN Security Council has a critical...
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India’s Permanent Mission to United Nations inaugurates giant mural   
April 10, 2019
Source: The Tribune - In an “innovative outreach”, an imposing mural on the premises of India’s Permanent Mission to the UN depicts a multi-pronged theme of environmentally sustainable green jobs, Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth...
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Key Executives for Equator Principles Association   
April 10, 2019
Source: Bloomberg L.P. - The information and data displayed in this profile are created and managed by S&P Global Market Intelligence, a division of S&P Global. Bloomberg.com does not create or control the content. For inquiries, please contact...
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