United Nations Initiatives
OPINION: Future sustainability goals need to focus on net zeros   
February 21, 2019
Source: Daily Trojan - The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reported last year that humans must reduce their resource consumption by an “unprecedented” amount in order to prevent a global temperature rise of 1.5 degrees Celsius...
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WHO to Host Forum on Food Safety and Trade   
February 21, 2019
Source: Ohsonline.com - Feb 21, 2019 The World Health Organization, the World Trade Organization, the African Union, and the the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations organized the First International ...
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"We've created momentum by addressing consumer trends"   
February 21, 2019
Source: FreshPlaza - According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations , production is exceeding 120 million tons each year. China leads the way in overall citrus production, followed by Brazil, India, the US and Mexico. In the...
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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi expected at U.N. in Geneva next week   
February 21, 2019
Source: Reuters - Last year Suu Kyi visited Australia, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam and Nepal, and she came to Switzerland in 2012, visiting the Swiss government in Bern and the U.N. and the International Labour Organization in Geneva.
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Patrick Grady: Madison students and local leaders are embracing the green movement   
February 21, 2019
Source: Wisconsin State Journal - Although this accord provided some the opportunity to continue to challenge the need for humanity to rapidly transition away from fossil fuels, the 2018 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change terminated any doubt...
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Students debate issues at Model United Nations conference   
February 21, 2019
Source: Tallahassee Democrat - Students debate issues at Model United Nations conference This unique hands-on learning experience offered to middle and high school students was held at TCC. Check out this story on tallahassee.com: ...
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How brands want to be a force for good and growth   
February 21, 2019
Source: Business Line - Former Unilever CEO Paul Polman, President of the ICC, and Vice-chair of the UN Global Compact, poetic and forceful in part, said that it was more important than ever for businesses and brands to have a purpose and be a beacon...
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Why 1,500 of Americans are Showing Their Support for the United Nations   
February 21, 2019
Source: undispatch.com - More than 1,500 Americans are convening at the United Nations on Friday for the 2019 Global Engagement Summit. This is an annual gathering of Americans who support a robust partnership between the United States and the United...
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United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos and Nairobi Jointly Mark Mother Language Day   
February 21, 2019
Source: CNBC Africa - Content provided by APO Group. CNBC Africa provides content from APO Group as a service to its readers, but does not edit the articles it publishes. CNBC Africa is not responsible for the content provided by APO Group. Towards...
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Polymetal International plc: Polymetal receives Industry Mover Sustainability Award   
February 21, 2019
Source: Finanzen - The Company combines strong growth with a robust dividend yield. Polymetal supports the UN Global Compact, EITI, CDP, Cyanide Code and Global Reporting Initiative. The Company is part of the following leading sustainability...
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