Tag Archives: United Nations

07Dec/15

Sceptics deny ‘climate crisis’ as international climate talks continue in Paris

Climate change sceptics deny any climate crisis, calling on world leaders to dedicate funds to adapt to climate change rather than try to fight it.

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30Nov/15

Leaders gathered for climate summit pose for family photo

World leaders gathered for the United Nations-sponsored climate summit pose for family photo as the 2-week meeting gets underway.

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30Nov/15

Climate change conference officially opens

The climate change conference officially opens as France’s Laurent Fabius is officially elected President of the United Nations Conference of the Parties or COP21.

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21Oct/15

Ex-U.N. General Assembly head, four others indicted by U.S. in bribery scheme

Former president of the United Nations General Assembly, a billionaire Macau real estate developer and three others are formally indicted by a U.S. grand jury.
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17Oct/15

U.N.’s Ban tells refugee class of his own displaced childhood

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, visiting refugee families in Rome, calls Europe’s escalating refugee situation a “crisis of global solidarity”.

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12Oct/15

Voices from Piraeus: migrants relate reasons and risks

A passenger ferry carrying around 2,500 migrants arrives at Greece’s mainland from Lesbos, an island struggling to cope with the tens of thousands of people reaching its shores after fleeing war, persecution and poverty.

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03Oct/15

Celebrating 2015 United Nations International Day of the Girl

Celebrating 2015 United Nations International Day of the Girl
featuring the Official Launch of the Justina Mutale Foundation for Leadership
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27Sep/15

Facebook Co-Founder Mark Zuckerberg announces global campaign on internet connectivity

Facebook Co-Founder Mark Zuckerberg announces during the United Nations Private Sector Forum, the launch of a global campaign to support a connectivity declaration, which recognises internet access as an important enabler of human rights.

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23Sep/15

Shakira says children should not “pay the price of war”

(EVO) – Colombian pop star Shakira met with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday (September 22), and held a news conference on the importance of providing funding for early childhood development.
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