United Nations Initiatives
Portugal: Portuguese soldiers in the RCA receive medal of the United Nations   
February 22, 2019
Source: Macau Business - The Army and Air Force personnel serving the United Nations (UN) in the Central African Republic (RCA) have been awarded by the UN, the General Staff of the Forces Armed. Lisbon – The Army and Air Force personnel serving...
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IAA World Congress 2019 Diary: Purpose, Passion and the Power of Emotional Storytelling   
February 22, 2019
Source: ETBrandEquity.com - To replicate from the conference agenda, he is President of the ICC, chairman of the B-Team and vice-chair of the UN Global Compact. “Values and trust are more important than ever; they are an ...
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Ogoni Clean Up: FG engages UNEP as remediation continues   
February 22, 2019
Source: Vanguard - The Federal Government has re-engaged the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) to provide technical support to the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP)and ensure the project is executed in line with the...
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UN: Only 4.7 Percent of Refugees in Need Were Resettled Last Year   
February 22, 2019
Source: PJ Media - The UN Refugee Agency said the most refugee referrals ... is a key objective of the Global Compact on Refugees, to help reduce the impact of large refugee situations on host countries."
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Evo Morales speaks ‘truth to power’ on global UN stage   
February 22, 2019
Source: Independent Online - walked away from the UN Human Rights Council, has withdrawn from the Paris Climate Change Agreement and the Global Compact on Migration has withdrawn from the Iran Nuclear Deal, refused to sign up to and ratify the Treaty...
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Nigeria: Ogoni Clean Up - Govt Engages UNEP As Remediation Continues   
February 22, 2019
Source: AllAfrica.com - The Federal Government has re-engaged the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) to provide technical support to the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP)and ensure the project ...
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Members of 1518 Sanctions Committee Meet with Special Representative of INTERPOL to United Nations   
February 22, 2019
Source: UN News Centre - A measles and rubella vaccination campaign in Yemen led by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has now reached nearly 12 million children, including in high-risk areas,...
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Help victims of sex trafficking start new lives   
February 21, 2019
Source: krtv.com - About 4.8 million people worldwide — roughly the population of Ireland — became victims of sex trafficking in 2016, according to the International Labour Organization. Sex trafficking is ...
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FAO + Australia - Promoting prosperity, Reducing poverty, Enhancing stability   
February 21, 2019
Source: ReliefWeb - For over 70 years, Australia has been an active partner of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), supporting the Organization’s work through the Department of ...
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A French firm that uses automation is going to build the 'world's biggest insect farm'   
February 21, 2019
Source: CNBC - Looking at the bigger picture with regards to human consumption, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has previously stated that edible insects "contain high quality protein, vitamins and amino acids for...
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