United Nations Initiatives
A new global ‘language’ for nature’s resources   
April 04, 2019
Source: Cambridge Network - Anders Nordheim, Programme Leader - Ecosystems and Sustainable Land Use, UN Environment Finance Initiative, added: "'The new natural capital asset classification is a critical advancement in the ability of financial institutions...
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ZTE Commended by Frost & Sullivan for Positioning itself at the Forefront of 5G Technology Development, Standardization, and Commercialization   
April 04, 2019
Source: Markets Insider - ZTE is committed to corporate social responsibility and is a member of the UN Global Compact. For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn
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Global Report on Food Crises: Acute hunger affects over 100 million people worldwide   
April 04, 2019
Source: News Medical - The 2019 Global Report on Food Crises, a product of the Global Network against Food Crises, was presented jointly by the European Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the UN World Food...
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Acute hunger affecting more than 100mn people worldwide: Report   
April 03, 2019
Source: fareasternagriculture.com - Around 113mn people in 53 countries experienced acute food insecurity in 2018, compared to 124mn in 2017, according to a report by European Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the UN...
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Green New Deal fails to advance   
April 03, 2019
Source: Golden Gate Xpress - According to last year’s report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC, humans are responsible for a global temperature increase of approximately 34 degrees Fahrenheit. The report suggests we are...
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How Brands Can Turn Targets Into Action   
April 03, 2019
Source: Sustainable Brands - But the window of opportunity for action is closing fast: according to latest estimates by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the world needs to bring about a net zero economy — by balancing out anthropogenic...
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Can fighting climate change bring the Arab world closer together'   
April 03, 2019
Source: europeansting.com - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says the 1.5?C goal is technically and economically feasible, but depends on political leadership to become reality. While different parts of the MENA region are vulnerable to...
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Combatting climate change: veganism or a Green New Deal'   
April 03, 2019
Source: Le Monde Diplomatique - Humanity is standing on the brink of catastrophic climate change. The 2018 Special Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns that ‘without societal transformation and rapid implementation of...
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Collective Intelligence and an Application by The Millennium Project   
April 03, 2019
Source: ResearchGate - There are a range of definitions for 'collective intelligence' and applications. I define collective intelligence as 'an emergent property from synergies among three elements'(1) data/info/knowledge, (2) software/hardware, and...
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Qatar- MoPH conference focuses on occupational safety & health   
April 03, 2019
Source: MENAFN - Labour and Social Affairs in addition to the support of the International Labour Organization (ILO). It is part of the efforts by the MoPH and its partners on enhancing work environment and ...
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