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1 ‘Climate action starts in the kitchen,’ says UN, launching #Recipe4Change campaign
( Environment, Shelter )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

4 November 2016 – With the Paris Agreement on climate change entering into force today, famed chefs Joan, Josep and Jordi Roca are joining the United Nations ...

Created on 2016-11-04 19:47:51
2 After Lima, All Eyes Turn to UN Headquarters in New York
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo / Mark Garten

Content by: South-South News

15 December 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – International climate negotiators leave Lima, Peru this week with a well-deserved sense of victory, having accomplished what twenty years of similar agreements and thousands of other delegates have been unable to...

Created on 2014-12-15 22:16:42
3 After Years of Progress, Kenya at a Crossroads
( The Global Observatory )

United States President Barack Obamas July visit to his fathers ancestral homeelicited a lot of hope for a country working to maintain its reputation as an is...

Created on 2015-08-04 13:51:47
4 At COP20, An Attempt to Trim the Blueprint Agreement
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

10 February 2015, New York, USA | South-South News – A new round of climate change negotiations have kicked off in Geneva, Switzerland this week, as delegates from United Nations member states hope to trim down the bulky and complex language established last December in Lima, Peru.

Created on 2015-02-11 21:17:02
5 Ban Ki-Moon Crowned Chief of Samoan Village
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

2 September, 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon may be known around the world as the chief on the United Nations, but this week he received another title: Ban was crowned chief- and prince - of Siupapa: a village in the isl...

Created on 2014-09-02 22:04:17
6 Ban Ki-moon Outlines Ambitious Vision for 2015
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

8 January 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Following a tumultuous year of discord and violence that pervaded much of 2014, the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, outlined his vision for a 2015 that must embrace bold leadership and ideals to resolve the world's unfinished challenges.

Created on 2015-01-08 22:38:23
7 Book Review: Building Leadership in Global Disease Response
( The Global Observatory )

The development of what is being hailed as a breakthrough Ebola vaccine by a global partnership of researchers, governments, NGOs, companies, and funders has shown the value...

Created on 2015-08-05 14:40:19
8 Building Resiliency into Samoa's Delicate Ecosystems
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

Created on 2014-09-04 16:19:47

9 Can Finance Work for the Environment?
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

14 July 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Brendan Pastor - Financial tools for addressing climate change have become an important and growing area of public policy, particularly in the run-up to the COP21 Conference in Paris later this year. But many experts have argued that the current state of global and domestic finance is fundamentally not...

Created on 2015-07-14 22:35:08
10 Can Japan’s Prime Minister Bury the Past Without Jeopardizing His Future Goals?
( The Global Observatory )

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abes statement last week on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II was seen as too qualified an apology to satisfy China, South Korea, a...

Created on 2015-08-20 14:28:41
11 Can New Sustainable Development Goals Add Firepower to the War on War?
( The Global Observatory )

Over the last few years, the war on war (to borrow a phrase coined by scholar Joshua Goldstein) has moved in the wrong direction. After decades of progress, the last three years have seen an upswing of both armed conflict...

Created on 2015-08-10 16:38:39
12 Climate Change at Point of No Return
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

26 November 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - The world is at a point of no return, With Climate change being the new normal, and its effect having become unavoidable, says the World bank in their new report.

Created on 2014-11-26 22:25:13
13 Climate Change is Exacerbating Global Refugee Crises, UN Officials Warn
( World News SSN )

Photo: UN Photo / Luke Powell

17 September 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor — The long term effects of climate change on economies and ecosystems is already understood by policy-makers, but experts are now voicing concern about the ways that permanent environmental destruction will exacerbate ongoing political crises, with particular attention being paid to the ...

Created on 2015-09-17 19:51:14
14 Climate Change’s Impact on the Most Vulnerable
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

3 October 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — A new UN report says the evidence is growing that climate change is taking the largest toll on poor and vulnerable people, and these impacts are largely caused by inequalities that increase the risks from climate hazards. The report calls for transformative policies that could address th...

Created on 2016-10-03 21:50:07
15 Comments by the UNEP Executive Director at the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Organization
( UNEP Press Releases )

Content by: UN Environmental Programme

 

 

28 April 2015 - Director General,

Excellences,

Colleagues from the multilateral environmental agreements,

Ladies and Gentlemen

Let me begin by saying "Happy Birthday."

For a 20-year old, the World Trade Organization (WTO) bears a heavy burden that do...

Created on 2015-04-28 05:10:00
16 COP21: UN emphasizes crucial impact of young and future generations to tackle climate change
( Cop21 Latest News Official Website )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

3 December 2015 – The halls of the United Nations climate change conference (COP21) grew livelier today as hundreds of participants gathered to mark “young and futur...

Created on 2015-12-03 05:00:00
17 Despite Setbacks, Habré Trial Suggests New Path for African Justice
( The Global Observatory )

The trial of former Chadian president Hissne Habr in Dakar, Senegal, currently postponed until September 7, marks a significant development in the global effort to bring justice to the victims of authoritarian leaders.

Created on 2015-07-23 15:01:10
18 Dialogue Remains Critical as Hopes Rise for Cyprus Deal
( The Global Observatory )

The latest round of peace talks aimed at resolving Cypruss 41-year-old frozen conflict is set to resumein the last week of August, and recent statements and actions by the islands leaders have given Created on 2015-08-19 15:22:06

19 Endurance of Shining Path Shows Peace in Latin America a Long Road
( The Global Observatory )

In late July, as millions of Peruvians prepared to celebrate their countrys Independence Day, government forces descended upon Sector 5, a guerrilla installment in the heart of the coca-producing region of Junn.

Created on 2015-08-11 14:56:02
20 Erosion Creates Climate Refugees in Bangladesh
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

7 November 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — Every year in Bangladesh, 26,000 families lose their homes, land and livelihoods to erosion.

Created on 2017-11-07 18:36:41

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