United Nations Initiatives
Editorial: Forecasts predict grim climate future   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: The Virginian-Pilot - A 2014 report by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change found a substantial increase in the past 40 years of the temperatures within the upper 75 meters of the Earth’s oceans.
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A New World of Work   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations International Labour Organization
Source: Cornell University - In recognition of the 100th Anniversary of the International Labour Organization, the ILO’s Global Commission on the Future of Work is releasing The New World of Work, a report and recommendations for orienting actions of...
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Oceans may be warming at a faster rate, study says   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: The Daily Californian - Oceans are heating at a rate up to 40 percent faster than what was estimated a few years ago by the 2014 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC, report, according to a new study published in the journal Science....
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UN Chief hails historic moment as Palestine takes over reins of G77   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: moneycontrol.com - the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration; and a Development System to eradicate poverty, implement programmes on a national level and to position development "at the centre of UN activities". "You help to keep...
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Students at Memorial University are learning about the stock market—using real money   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Principles for Responsible Investing PRI
Source: Macleans.ca - Oldford structured this fund with a few basic goals in mind. They will mainly focus on the North American market, and they’ll follow the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment. But most importantly,...
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Tasks ahead of Zarma, new environment minister   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Environmental Programme
Source: Daily Trust - Ogoni clean-up Over three years since the Federal Government flagged off the clean-up of polluted Ogoni land as recommended by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) in its 2011 report, it was only recently that the...
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United Nations Alliance for Sustainable Fashion Plans for March Debut in Nairobi   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Women's Wear Daily - The United Nations Alliance for Sustainable Fashion will be officially launched March 14, during a media event of the 4th U.N. Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya. While different U.N ...
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New United Nations Special Envoy Arrives in Syria for 1st Visit   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Latin American Herald Tribune - DAMASCUS – The United Nations’ newly appointed special envoy to Syria, Geir Pedersen, made on Tuesday his first visit to the war-torn country since he assumed the post. Pedersen, who was appointed after his...
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Nigeria: Cleanup Project - Ogoni People Threaten to Protest Against Federal Government   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Environmental Programme
Source: AllAfrica.com - The clean-up was recommended by the United Nation Environmental Programme (UNEP ... followed by "thorough" implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on Ogoniland.
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Progressive forces criticise Austrian presidency over UN migration pact   
January 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: EURACTIV - The Austrian government’s refusal to sign the UN global compact for migration while holding the EU’s rotating presidency has damaged the EU’s image, progressive forces in the European Parliament said during a...
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