United Nations

United Nations

United Nations is an intergovernmental organisation.

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July 2019
United Nations figures released in July estimated that Afghan forces and their international military-backers had killed more civilians in the first half of 2019 than the Taliban and other militants.

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Ritwik Sharma
February 25, 2021
@bsindia
Their optimism stems from the United Nations (UN) reclassifying cannabis as a less dangerous drug in December 2020
February 23, 2021
WebWire
Samsung Electronics today announced that four additional Young Leaders will join Generation17, a joint initiative with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to accelerate progress towards achieving the 17 Global Goals, or the Sustainable Development Goals. Together, they are an urgent call for action around the world to build peace and prosperity for people and the planet by 2030. "We are proud to expand our mission and use our global reach and purposeful innovations to suppo...
February 17, 2021
WebWire
Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, Epson) will participate in Sustainable Brands 2021 Yokohama (SB'21 Yokohama), a hybrid international conference that is to be held both online and at the Pacifico Yokohama North on February 24 and 25. At this year's event, Epson will showcase its efforts to enhance sustainability in the fashion and apparel industry. SB'21 Yokohama will be the fourth time Epson has featured at a Sustainable Brands conference. At the same time as the Yokohama event, S...
February 13, 2021
The Economic Times
Adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 as an international day, February 13 is observed as the World Radio Day.
February 12, 2021
The Economic Times
Girls and boys are still forced to join armed groups, as fighters or in roles such as cooks or for sexual exploitation, in at least 14 countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan and Somalia, the United Nations has said.
APWG
February 10, 2021
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/PRNewswire/ -- The APWG's new Phishing Activity Trends Report reveals that the number of phishing attacks observed by APWG members grew through 2020, fully...
Bloomberg Philanthropies
February 5, 2021
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/PRNewswire/ -- Today, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Michael R. Bloomberg as his Special Envoy for Climate...
Rocky Mountain Institute
January 27, 2021
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/PRNewswire/ -- The Mission Possible Partnership (MPP), launched today at the Davos Agenda, is a new coalition formed by the Energy Transitions Commission,...
Telegraph reporters
January 20, 2021
The Telegraph
The 45th President of the United States has signed off with a farewell address on his final day. Here is what Donald Trump said
Telegraph reporters
January 19, 2021
The Telegraph
The 45th President of the United States has signed off with a farewell address on his final day. Here is what Donald Trump said
January 19, 2021
WebWire
, , , , • The Davos Agenda 2021 will convene under the theme: A Crucial Year to Rebuild Trust, , • The World Economic Forum will gather the world's foremost leaders to address the economic, environmental, social and technological challenges following the COVID-19 pandemic, , • More than 1,500 business, government and civil society leaders from over 70 countries will set the agenda for a critical year ahead and discuss how to catalyse impact in the rapidly advancing Fourth Industrial Revolution, , •...
AP
January 16, 2021
@bsindia
The General Assembly elects the secretary-general on the recommendation of the 15-member Security Council where the five permanent members have veto power
The Faas Foundation
January 15, 2021
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/PRNewswire/ - Andrew Faas, founder of the Faas Foundation and author of 'From Bully to Bull's-Eye: Move Your Organization Out of the Line of Fire' has...
The Faas Foundation
January 15, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ - Andrew Faas, founder of the Faas Foundation and author of 'From Bully to Bull's-Eye: Move Your Organization Out of the Line of Fire' has...
AP | PTI
January 14, 2021
@bsindia
The United Nations atomic watchdog agency confirmed Thursday that Iran has informed it that the country has begun installing equipment for the production of uranium metal
Mark W. Moffett
January 14, 2021
Nautilus
On Jan. 1, 2021, five long years after the vote for what's become known as Brexit, and numerous marches before and after that national...By Mark W. Moffett
ANI
January 8, 2021
@bsindia
World food prices rose for the seventh consecutive month in December, led by dairy products and vegetable oils, according to Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.The FAO Food Price Index averaged 107.5 points in December, 2.2 per cent higher than in November. Over the whole of 2020, the benchmark index -- which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly-traded food commodities -- averaged 97.9 points, a three-year high and a 3.1 per cent increase from 2019 although still more than 25 per cent below its historical 2011 peak.The FAO Cereal Price Index rose 1.1 per cent from November and for all of 2020 averaged 6.6 per cent above the level of 2019. Export prices for wheat, maize, sorghum and rice all rose in December, moving higher in part due to concerns over growing conditions and crop prospects in North and South America as well as the Russian Federation.On an annual basis, rice export prices were 8.6 per cent higher in 2020 than in 2019, while .
January 7, 2021
The Economic Times
It is a pressing issue on a global scale: Climate change, droughts, population growth and pollution are all squeezing supply. As a result, 2 billion people live in nations that are facing water stress, according to the United Nations.
January 4, 2021
WebWire
In a statement issued by his spokesperson on Sunday, Secretary-General António Guterres urged the Government to bring those responsible to justice. "The Secretary-General trusts that the Nigerien authorities will spare no effort in identifying and swiftly bringing the perpetrators of this heinous act to justice while enhancing the protection of civilians," the statement said. Mr. Guterres also reaffirmed the solidarity and support of the United Nations to the Government and people...
Former Press Secretary Paul Critchlow
December 31, 2020
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/PRNewswire/ -- Former Pennsylvania Gov. Dick Thornburgh, who made integrity and efficiency the hallmarks of his public service as a governor, U.S. attorney...
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