United Nations Initiatives
Trump selects Kelly Craft for United Nations ambassador   
February 23, 2019
Source: The Hill on MSN.com - President Trump announced Friday night that he has selected Kelly Craft, the current U.S. ambassador to Canada, to serve as his administration's top diplomat to the United Nations. Trump shared news of the nomination on Twitter,...
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Trump announces nomination of Kelly Knight Craft as US ambassador to United Nations   
February 23, 2019
Source: Duluth News Tribune - WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump announced Friday evening that he will nominate Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada and a major Republican donor, to be the U.S. ambassador to the United ...
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Bulgaria Presented to the United Nations Good Practices for the Inclusion of Young People at Risk   
February 23, 2019
Source: Novinite - We would like to emphasize the essential role of developing competences and skills that enable young people to find meaningful work, actively participate as citizens in democratic societies and support their personal development....
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South Sudan: Increasing Number of People Face Severe Food Shortages in South Sudan   
February 22, 2019
Source: AllAfrica.com - report released today in Juba by the Government of South Sudan in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF ...
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Why No One Talks About The High Unemployment Rate Among Women With Disabilities   
February 22, 2019
Source: Forbes - The UN DESA cites the International Labour Organization, “When women with disabilities work, they often experience unequal hiring and promotion standards, unequal access to training and retraining, unequal access to credit...
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Barry Blitt’s “The Real Emergency”   
February 22, 2019
Source: The New Yorker - In October, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (I.P.C.C.) warned that the world had only a dozen years to limit global warming, with failure increasing the risk of drought and extreme poverty for many...
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FAO training on modern fish processing underway in West Africa   
February 22, 2019
Source: FAO - 20 February 2019, Ghana – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) kick started a training programme in modern fish processing for rural fishing communities in Ghana to create employment...
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Rethinking the Governance of Solar Geoengineering   
February 22, 2019
Source: Chatham House - In October 2018, The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a special report highlighting the unprecedented scale and pace of action now required to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions if the world is to limit global...
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Mitch McConnell wants Kelly Knight Craft to be United Nations ambassador   
February 22, 2019
Source: Louisville Courier-Journal on MSN.com - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants a fellow Kentuckian to be President Donald Trump’s pick as the next United Nations ambassador. McConnell is recommending Kelly Knight Craft, who currently serves as U.S....
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European Outdoor Industry Commits To Plastic Waste Reduction And Clean-Up   
February 22, 2019
Source: Forbes - 300M tonnes of plastic are produced annually globally, 8M tonnes of which enter the oceans each year. The United Nations Environmental Programme considers plastic marine debris and its ability to transport harmful substances as...
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