United Nations Initiatives
Morals, mines and machinery   
June 21, 2019
Source: Investors Chronicle - The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) is developing new standards with the UN Environment Programme and ethical investors’ body the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). And from the beginning of...
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ESHR risk and impact categorisations 2018 to 2019   
June 21, 2019
Source: gov.uk - ESHR risk and impact categorisation of civil (non-aerospace) cases for which support was issued during 2018 to 2019 that fell within the scope of the OECD Common Approaches and or the Equator Principles Issued cases designated as...
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UN chief regrets some countries' apathy toward refugees   
June 21, 2019
Source: ECNS - The Global Compact on Refugees, adopted in December 2018, offers a blueprint for modern refugee response, said the UN chief. World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 every year to raise awareness of the situation of refugees...
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UN Refugee Chief: Rich Countries Must Keep Their Doors Open   
June 21, 2019
Source: Voice of America - Push back, shut down, have restrictive legislation, build walls. That is a narrative that I don't accept." He pointed to the U.N. Global Compact on Refugees agreed upon in December as a framework for more equitable sharing of ...
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FAO teams up with TVLA to boost livestock vaccine production   
June 20, 2019
Source: IPPMEDIA - THE Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has commended the great work by the Tanzania Veterinary Laboratory Agency (TVLA) in efforts to make the country self-reliant in livestock vaccine production. Tanzania...
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How to Bring Your In-Store Marketing into the 21st Century   
June 20, 2019
Source: SFGate - In 2018, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a study estimating that we have just 12 years left to avoid the worst effects of climate change. So it’s easy to ...
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The Dangerous Methane Mystery   
June 20, 2019
Source: CounterPunch - Still, the ESAS is not on the radar of mainstream science, and not included in calculations by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), and generally not well understood. It is one of the biggest mysteries of the...
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Fontoine v. The Permanent Mission of Chile to the United Nations   
June 20, 2019
Source: Law - This is an employment discrimination/retaliation action. Plaintiff was employed by defendant The Permanent Mission of Chile to the United Nations (“the Mission”) as a secretary from July 6, 2015 until June 30, 2017...
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Trump's Pick For United Nations Ambassador Is Married To An Ex-Billionaire With A Coal Fortune Worth Millions   
June 20, 2019
Source: Forbes - US Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft on Capitol Hill for her 2017 confirmation hearing. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Kelly Craft) Getty When Kelly Craft, President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as U.S....
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Better World Campaign Poll: U.S. Support for the UN Hits 10-Year High as the Nominee for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Heads to Capitol Hill   
June 20, 2019
Source: YAHOO! - As Kelly Craft testifies before the Senate, new poll finds eight in ten Americans want strong U.S. engagement at the UN WASHINGTON, June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Peter Yeo, President of the ...
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