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The World's Fourth-Largest Carbon Emitter Is Making A Big Move To Renewables

The World's Fourth-Largest Carbon Emitter Is Making A Big Move...

Share 9 Tweet 66 Comment India submitted its carbon reduction pledge to the United Nations on Thursday, promising to get more electricity from renewables. The Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) was drawn up in ... ThinkProgress, 4 days ago
Reuters India

U.N. to hold off on independent bombing probe

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations said on Monday it would wait for the results of U.S., NATO and Afghan investigations into a deadly air strike on a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) hospital in Afghanistan before deciding whether to support an ...
 Reuters India1 day ago UN: Independent inquiry into Kunduz hospital bombing would be premature  Deutsche Welle1 day ago U.N. to hold off on separate Afghan bombing probe for now | Reuters  Firstpost.com1 day ago The Latest: Turkish Cypriot leader hopeful as talks proceed  Washington Post4 days ago

Armed and dangerous: India fifth in world's strongest armed forces

While the world talks of India getting closer to a permanent spot in the United Nations Security Council, a report released by Credit Suisse places India on the fifth spot in a list of the top 20 strongest armed forces in the world.  The report ranks the strength of 20 countries according to weaponry, including tanks, aircraft, helicopters and submarines, each country represents. Indian soldiers sit atop T-90 tanks. India has 4.7 million military personnel.
 Rediff.com1 day ago India opts for caution on climate change strategy  Livemint.com3 days ago Dialogue on climate change held in Belgrade  Tanjug2 days ago Intended Nationally Determined Contributions: A primer  Prokerala5 days ago

US Stands as Sole UN State Refusing to Ratify Child Rights Convention

After Somalia ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) last week, the United States remains the only UN member country that has not ratified this treaty, which aims to protect the world's most vulnerable. The ...
 Sputnik1 day ago Somalia Ratifies Rights of Children Treaty, Leaving United States as only Holdout  AllGov2 days ago | Somali ratification leaves only US outside child-rights treaty  News24 Nigeria5 days ago TISS prof to chair UN child rights centre  Times of India1 month ago
New Africa Analysis

UN hails Somalia's ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon led a chorus of United Nations officials in hailing Somalia's ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and in renewing the call for the last remaining country that has yet to join the treaty to do so, ...
 New Africa Analysis2 days ago Hailing Somalia's ratification, UN renews call for universalization of child rights treaty  Sify4 days ago Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Somalias ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child  NigerianHerald.com4 days ago

US 'Rogue Nation' to Evade War Crime Charges for Kunduz Bombing - NGO

Afghan Peace Volunteers Co-Founder Dr. Hakim claims that the United States will unlikely be charged with war crimes for the Saturday's bombing of a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan because it acts as a rouge nation impervious to international human ...
 Sputnik15 hours ago Is alleged US bombing of Afghan hospital a war crime?  Christian Science Monitor1 day ago Did the US Bombing of an Afghan Hospital Cross the Line Between Screwup and War Crime?  Mother Jones5 hours ago
Inter Press Service

Opinion: American Exceptionalism on Child Rights

Civil Society , Featured , Global , Global Governance , Headlines , Human Rights , North America , TerraViva United Nations | Opinion Kul Chandra Gautam is a former UN Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF ...
 Inter Press Service1 day ago As the Mediterranean Refugee Crisis Endures, International Morality Ebbs  Inter Press Service5 days ago Unwelcome to Canada  Canadian Dimension20 hours ago Integrating FATA  The Express Tribune5 days ago
Deccan Chronicle

World's displaced population now 60 million: UN official

United Nations: When Antonio Guterres became the U.N. refugee chief almost 10 years ago, the world counted 38 million people displaced by conflict and persecution and the number was declining. Today, it's more than 60 million and rising. As he ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 day ago UN official: World's displaced population now 60 million  Daily Sabah18 hours ago
El Moudjahid

Algeria abides by agreement crowning COP-21

Algeria attaches a "great importance" to the agreement which will crown the Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-21) , scheduled for December in Paris, said y in Algiers a representative of ...
 El Moudjahid1 day ago
Financial Express Bangladesh

146 countries submit plans to UN on global emissions

A total of 146 countries, including Bangladesh, have submitted their intended national climate action plans to the United Nations. This means that so far over 75pc of all member countries to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), ...
 Financial Express Bangladesh3 days ago 146 nations with 87% global emissions submit plans to UN  The Guardian Nigeria2 days ago States Responsible for Most World Gas Emissions Submit Climate Action Plans  Sputnik5 days ago Treaty Forecast: Cloudy With a Chance of Disaster  InsideClimate News1 day ago
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