United Nations Initiatives
A joint Government of Sudan, Troika and United Nations delegation visits Kauda, South Kordofan State, for the first time in nearly a decade   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: ReliefWeb - Khartoum, 10 January 2020. On 9 January, the Prime Minister of Sudan, Dr. Abdalla Hamdok, the Minister of Labour and Social Development, the Minister of Health, the Executive Director of the World Food Programme, the United...
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NEC Joins The Valuable 500   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: Benzinga.com - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701), a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, today announced that it has officially joined The Valuable 500, an international initiative aimed at promoting disability inclusion in...
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Former Iraq ambassador to United Nations said he hopes the US considered ‘ramifications’ before Soleimani’s death   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: MSN - INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - As the situation in Iran develops following the missiles launched on Iraqi bases housing US soldiers and the killing of top Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Feisal Istrabadi, a former Iraqi ambassador to the...
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Hamilton: Triumphs and trials of Syrian refugee resettlement   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: London Free Press - The importance of collecting better migration data is part of the first objective of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. The non-binding agreement — the first on a common approach to international...
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The Future of Food Is Zero Waste   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: The Atlantic - As the world starts to reckon with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s dire climate warnings, a good place to begin is food waste. Every year, one-third of the food produced globally for human...
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Australia on fire – Climate Weekly   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: climatechangenews.com - A 2007 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) stated that “in south-east Australia, the frequency of very high and extreme fire danger days is likely to rise 4-25% by 2020 and 15-70% by 2050”....
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Study looks at how the global energy mix could change over the next 20 years   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Phys.org - Moreover, only a small number of countries are now pursuing climate policies consistent with keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, the long-term target recommended by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...
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FAO launches Smallholder Support Programme to improve business-oriented agricultural skills for youth and women   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: ReliefWeb - The launch of a training series by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to support agricultural entrepreneurship in the Syrian Arab Republic, through its Smallholder Support Programme (SSP), will...
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The Surprising Ingredient Giada De Laurentiis Adds to Her Pancakes   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: SheKnows - Nintendo releases the Wii gaming console. And quinoa’s at the start of its rise in popularity — one that would last for seven years, culminating with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations naming...
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ProSiebenSat.1 names new sustainability officer, joins United Nations Global Impact initiative   
January 11, 2020 Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: Telecompaper - ProSiebenSat.1 has also decided to join the United Nations Global Compact this month. The Global Compact is an initiative for responsible corporate governance with a network of over 13,000 companies and organisations from civil ...
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