United Nations Initiatives
TÜV Rheinland Signs Strategic Quality Alliance Agreement with Kaola   
March 21, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - On March 11, TÜV Rheinland Group was invited by the Alibaba Group to attend its cloud contract-signing ceremony for the Kaola Quality Alliance. Yushun Wong, CEO and President of TÜV Rheinland Greater China,
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National Security at the United Nations this Week (Mar. 14 to Mar. 20)   
March 21, 2020
Source: just Security - J.D. student at Yale Law School; previously worked as a conflict and stabilization advisor at the U.S. Department of State, including two years in Nairobi Kenya, where she led the U.S. Embassy's election violence prevention...
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World Water Day 2020: Water and Climate Change... and Isotopes   
March 21, 2020
Source: iaea.org - In agriculture, it does so in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). “With more frequent extreme weather events, rainfall will become more unpredictable, affecting the livelihood...
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Mixed Movements in West and Central Africa, October 2019 - January 2020   
March 21, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - Launch at the national level of the UN Network on Migration within the framework of the Global Compact on Migration adopted on December 19, 2019 by the UN General Assembly. The executive committee of this network is composed of ...
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Covid-19: United Nations warn of worldwide economic slump   
March 21, 2020
Source: The Irish Times - Italy recorded its highest daily total of coronavirus deaths on Friday as the United Nations warned of a global recession “perhaps of record dimensions”. “We are in an unprecedented situation and the normal...
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Summary of Elior Group's Annual Shareholders' Meeting   
March 21, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - ordinary and extraordinary shareholders’ meeting convened today, shareholders voted in favor of all 27 resolutions proposed by the board of directors, notably those relative to: The approval of the corporate and...
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Social distancing causing unintended environmental benefits   
March 21, 2020
Source: The Digital Universe - In China, where the COVID-19 virus began, the environmental effects of social distancing are also being felt. According to the United Nations Environmental Programme, China has the worst air quality out of any other member...
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Coronavirus pandemic | India may offer unemployment benefits to workers who lost job due to COVID-19   
March 20, 2020
Source: moneycontrol.com - According to an estimate by the International Labour Organization (ILO) up to 25 million people might become unemployed worldwide due to the impact of COVID-19, the report said. Meanwhile, the central government is working on a...
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"This is, above all, a human crisis that calls for solidarity"   
March 20, 2020
Source: UN News Centre - A global recession – perhaps of record dimensions – is a near certainty. The International Labour Organization has just reported that workers around the world could lose as much as 3.4 trillion U.S. dollars in income...
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Restore and protect soil to absorb billions of tons of carbon: study   
March 20, 2020
Source: Global Times - Last year the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said that the world needed to work harder to retain the land's ability to absorb and store planet-warming greenhouse gases and prevent it turning from a...
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