United Nations Initiatives
United Nations Singles Out Israel for Violating ‘Women’s Rights’   
August 02, 2019
Source: National Review - The Israeli flag flies near the Western Wall in front of the Dome of the Rock mosque in Jerusalem’s old city. (Reinhard Krause/Reuters) The United Nations economic and social council recently singled out Israel for...
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July may set global record as hottest in recorded history - United Nations   
August 02, 2019
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - NEW YORK, Aug 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The planet endured what may have been the hottest July in history, the World Meteorological Organization said on Thursday, just a week after a ...
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Our global food system discards 46 million tonnes of fish each year. Why'   
August 01, 2019
Source: hakaimagazine.com - World fish production—capture fisheries and aquaculture combined—reached an all-time high, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO): 171 million tonnes. But our appetite is likely...
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Smells Like Inslee Spirit   
August 01, 2019
Source: Eugene Weekly - Time is running out to do something about climate change. Last year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reported that, to keep a global temperature change below 1.5 degrees Celsius, carbon dioxide emissions will have...
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Senate confirms Kelly Craft as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, replacing Nikki Haley   
August 01, 2019
Source: Chicago Tribune - The Senate has confirmed Kelly Craft to become the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations despite Democratic concerns about her inexperience and potential conflicts of interest. Craft, a longtime GOP activist from Kentucky, is...
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Senate confirms Kelly Craft as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, ending seven-month vacancy in key diplomatic post   
August 01, 2019
Source: San Francisco Chronicle - WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate confirms Kelly Craft as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, ending seven-month vacancy in key diplomatic post.
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Senate confirms Trump's pick for US ambassador to the United Nations   
August 01, 2019
Source: ABC - The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, filling a position that had been vacant for eight months after Nikki Haley left the administration.
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ZTE signs 5G cooperation agreement with esteemed university in Colombia   
August 01, 2019
Source: Virtual-Strategy - ZTE is committed to corporate social responsibility and is a member of the UN Global Compact. For more information, please visit https://www.zte.com.cn/global/. About UDFJC University Universidad Distrital Francisco José...
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Senate confirms Craft as ambassador to the United Nations   
August 01, 2019
Source: Reuters - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Kelly Craft, a Republican donor who is currently ambassador to Canada, as ambassador to the United Nations, despite opposition from Democrats who criticized President...
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United Nations Foundation and Better World Campaign on the Confirmation of Kelly Craft as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations   
August 01, 2019
Source: YAHOO! News - Ambassador Craft will bring a fresh perspective to the UN at a time when American public support for the organization is at a 10-year high WASHINGTON, July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The ...
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