United Nations Initiatives
First World Food Safety Day Asserts Food Safety as Everyone's Business.   
June 08, 2019
Source: Quality Assurance - The World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) facilitated its member states effort to celebrate the World Food Safety Day this year and in coming...
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Rights group pushes for worker safety at the Tokyo Olympics   
June 08, 2019
Source: The Christian Science Monitor - The IOC said it works closely with the International Labour Organization, a UN agency that sets labor standards. The IOC said the ILO will discuss the problems with "relevant Japanese authorities." The ILO's Tokyo office said...
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Bridging the Gap to Economic Vitality   
June 08, 2019
Source: MarketWatch - According to the International Labour Organization, Latin America is the region with the widest gap between the skills that societies and economies require and those that schools and universities offer. No one county, city, or...
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INTERVIEW-Togo failing in mission to eradicate child labour, says U.N. rapporteur   
June 08, 2019
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - The worst forms of child labour include slavery, trafficking, sexual exploitation and more, as defined by the International Labour Organization. Togo committed to end the worst forms of child ...
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Remarks from Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response Frank Yiannas on World Food Safety Day: 'Food Safety Is Everyone's Business'   
June 08, 2019
Source: YAHOO! - But first I would like to acknowledge and thank the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) for all that they do to advance food ...
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World Health Organization-Europe says foodborne illness figures are just the ‘tip of the iceberg’   
June 08, 2019
Source: Food Safety News - The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are sponsoring World Food Safety Day and intend to make it an annual event. Officials from the European Region warned...
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Mounting Pollution at Home Threatens South Korea’s Leadership on Climate Policy   
June 08, 2019
Source: World Politics Review - It is still considered a developing country, by the terms created more than 30 years ago by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, when intergovernmental meetings to coordinate climate action were just swinging into gear....
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The Leaflet: Heartland Policy Brief Details Lack of Evidence of Accelerated Sea-Level Rise   
June 08, 2019
Source: Heartland - A new Policy Brief from The Heartland Institute shows there is no evidence of acceleration in the rise of global sea levels since the 1920s and concludes the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) concerns...
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Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics   
June 08, 2019
Source: Star Tribune - The IOC said it works closely with the International Labour Organization, a UN agency that sets labor standards. The IOC said the ILO will discuss the problems with "relevant Japanese authorities." The ILO's Tokyo office said...
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How Must Indian Cities Adapt To Climate Change'   
June 08, 2019
Source: WBEZ - The U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a report in 2018, which warned of the effects of predicted coastal flooding due to global warming. Aromar Revi, one of the report’s authors, told The New...
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