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Pepperstone Group is pleased to announce their pledge to be Carbon Neutral by FY23 DOCKLANDS, Australia, Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With the growing focus on climate change and pledges by the United Nations, leading countries and organisations, the time to do something is now. As a global organisation, Pepperstone wants to be at the
PR Newswire | 6 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Libya: UN following attempts to thwart electoral process The United Nations has expressed concerns over the forced closure of a Libya appeals court that is meant to decide whether the son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi can run for president
The Independent | 8 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Syrian Kurds Demand End to Child Recruitment Dozens of Kurdish parents and activists protested outside the United Nations offices in Qamishli, Syria, on Sunday against the recruitment of children by local military groups. The demonstration took place after several teenage girls were reportedly recru
Voice of America | 11 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
South Korea hopes to build sustainable floating city by 2025 The United Nations-backed project will be constructed off the coast of Busan and was designed as a response to rising sea levels, Business Insider reported. It is expected to be completed by 2025.
New York Post | 14 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York
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Violations of Palestinian rights putstwo-State solution at risk UN chiefwarns The situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, continues to pose a significant challenge to international peace and security, United Nations Secretary-General, Antnio Guterres,saidon Monday.
UN News Centre | 18 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nursing unions around world call for UN action on Covid vaccine patents Bodies in 28 countries file appeal for waiver of intellectual property agreement and end to grossly unjust distribution of jabsNursing unions in 28 countries have filed a formal appeal with the United Nations over the refusal of the UK, EU and others to t
The Guardian | Nov 29, 2021 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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First Person: Disability reminds us that there is no such thing as normal Eddie Ndopu, an award-winning disability activist from South Africa, and one of 17 United Nations advocates for the Sustainable Development Goals, lives with spinal muscular atrophy, and faces many difficulty daily challenges. Ahead of International Day o
UN News Centre | Nov 28, 2021 05:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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World Health Organization classifies new COVID-19 variant as highly transmissible virus of concern, names it 'Omicron' The announcement Friday from the United Nations health agency marks the first time in months that WHO has classified a COVID-19 variant as such. The delta variant, which has become the world’s most prevalent, is in the same category. | Nov 26, 2021 7:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Rochester, New York
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UN Recap: November 20-26, 2021 Editor's note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this past week, as seen from the United Nations perch. UN Libya Envoy Resigns One Month Before Elections: U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres accepted his Libya envo
Voice of America | Nov 26, 2021 6:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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9.4 millionpeople areliving their worst nightmarein northern Ethiopia due to ongoing conflict The number of people in need of humanitarian food assistance across northern Ethiopia has spiked as a direct result of ongoing conflict, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.
UN News Centre | Nov 26, 2021 4:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend