United Nations Initiatives
Supporting migration policies in Mali: 10th UN Network on Migration launched in West and Central Africa   
February 15, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - Composed of all United Nations entities in Mali, the Network’s aim is to facilitate effective and coordinated support to the Government of Mali with the strengthening of migration policies, including the implementation,...
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Scientists Committed False Alarming Climate Advertising   
February 15, 2020
Source: Heartland - Prior to the of the release of Fifth Assessment report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the purported human causes of climate change, researchers developed four different scenarios, referred to as...
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'Maine's Climate Future' documents progression of accelerating change   
February 15, 2020
Source: Phys.org - The new report also was supported by Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park. "The goal of this work is to build on reporting at the global scale through the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and at the national scale...
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How Alappuzha bid goodbye to its only dump   
February 15, 2020
Source: The Hindu - Non-biodegredable is recycled by waste collectors. The Alappuzha model, in practice for nearly six years now, has received accolades from many environmental groups, and these include heavyweights such as the United Nations...
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United Nations Global Compact Launches ‘SDG Ambition’ Impact Initiative Aiming to Scale up Business Action at the National Level   
February 15, 2020
Source: Associated Press - The United Nations Global Compact today launched SDG Ambition — a global impact initiative aimed at challenging and supporting companies to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals into their core business. This press...
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Great Escapes: Nairobi, Kenya, and the Safaris Beyond   
February 15, 2020
Source: Barron's - The city is also home to one of just four global United Nations offices, as well as the headquarters for several of its initiatives, including the United Nations Environmental Programme. All of these factors have helped spur on ...
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United Nations Global Compact Calls for Companies to Set Ambitious Corporate...   
February 15, 2020
Source: CSR Wire - NEW YORK, Feb. 12 /CSRwire/ - The United Nations Global Compact Network today launched Target Gender Equality, a new initiative to mobilize and support companies in setting and meeting ambitious corporate targets for...
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Aqua feed: The next frontier for DDGS demand in Southeast Asia   
February 14, 2020
Source: Ethanol Producer Magazine - According to an agricultural outlook from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, aquaculture feed production is expected to grow 35 percent over the next decade. The majority of this growth is expected to...
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Ex-IPCC chair Pachauri dies   
February 14, 2020
Source: NHK - Indian scientist Rajendra Pachauri, former chair of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, has died. He was 79. His death was announced on Thursday by The Energy and Resources Institute. Pachauri headed the institute...
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Obituary: Climate champion who died out in the cold   
February 14, 2020
Source: indiaclimatedialogue.net - For two terms over 13 years, he headed the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the global body of scientists studying the “biggest threat of our times”, in the words of former UN chief Ban ki Moon. He...
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