Posts Tagged ‘united nations’

World's largest Muslim body calls for UN intervention in Myanmar

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

World leaders and officials from 56 Muslim nations condemned Myanmar for brutal acts against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar (more…)

“The SDGs miss the point: it’s about power, stupid,” according to Global Justice Now

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

On the eve of the UN conference in New York that that aims to eradicate poverty by 2030, campaigners have spoken critically on the policy measures that are being promoted by the conference as a means of achieving the goals. (more…)

The UK Donates £720m To The UN’s Green Climate Fund

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Energy Secretary, Ed Davey, recently announced plans (more…)

United Nations Climate Summit 2014

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

As global leaders and industry heads gather in New York for the UN Secretary-General’s historic climate summit, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) calls on governments and the private sector to commit to concrete action to eliminate hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) (more…)

UN must radically alter strategy in fight against Ebola, says world leading disease management expert

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

• Global response to Ebola epidemic must capitalize on new technologies to save lives

• Doctors must be able to rapidly identify future spread of Ebola to tackle disease

• The worst-ever outbreak of the deadly virus has killed more than 2,400 people in West Africa, with Liberia the region's hardest-hit country (more…)

Ground-breaking event on natural capital to include address by Alex Salmond

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

The UN-backed World Forum on Natural Capital will be the first major global conference devoted to understanding the economic value of natural capital (more…)

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