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Reasons for Hope on World Fisheries Day 2014
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The United Nations needs a shorter, stronger game plan for hum...

By , Bjorn Lomborg is director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center. What should the world focus on for the next 15 years? In a world prone to fickle media attention to short-term crises, we often neglect to consider a long-term game plan ... Washington Post, 5 days ago

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Addressing Fresh Water Deficiency

For many countries, fresh water availability is an acute concern. According to the United Nations, close to 1.2 billion people, or almost one-fifth of the world's population, already live in areas where freshwater is scarce. Another 1.6 billion ...
 Environmental Leader1 day ago Businesses can suffer if people fail to conserve water  The Express Tribune4 hours ago Absopure Water Company Introduces Three New All Natural Cap10 Sparkling Mineral Water Flavors  WSPA1 day ago Trots save a Government drowning in deep Water  Irish Independent2 days ago
International Business Times Australia

Climate change could worsen poverty, says World Bank

Listen Jeremy TORDJMAN United Nations Climate change could undermine efforts to defeat extreme poverty around the globe, the World Bank has warned. In a new report on the impact of global warming, the bank said sharp temperature rises ...
 Gulf Time UAE2 days ago World Bank Reports Climate Change Impacts are Inevitable  International Business Times Australia1 day ago Some Future Effects of Climate Change Are Inevitable: World Bank  Insurance Journal2 days ago World Bank: No Matter What Governments Do — Big Climate Change Is Coming  Business Insider2 days ago

Big Stars Want You To Imagine A Better World For Children

During a musical event at the United Nations General Assembly today, UNICEF will unveil the # IMAGINE project as part of celebrations for the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child . The # IMAGINE project brings together ...
 Look to the Stars6 days ago UNICEF Is Using Music To #IMAGINE A Better World For Children  Forbes.com1 day ago The world would be better off if US leads constructively alongside China  Shanghai Daily1 day ago Record-breaking survey: World should prioritise education and health  EurActiv.com5 days ago
Huffington Post UK

World Toilet Day: Photos Reveal How Poor Sanitation Is Causing A Gender Inequality Crisis

It's World Toilet Day - and that's no laughing matter. According to the United Nations , 2.5 billion people - that's one in three - don't have access to proper sanitation, including toilets. And it's women and children who suffer the most as a ...
 Huffington Post UK1 week ago On World Toilet Day, this is a must-see  Rediff.com1 week ago World Toilet Day: Unbound Solving Sanitation Crisis  PRWeb1 week ago Tell Rich People To #GiveACrap On World Toilet Day  Fast Company1 week ago
Ventures Africa

UN Moves To Address Food Challenges In Developing Regions

VENTURES AFRICA At the recent Cookstoves Future Summit in New York, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced plans to provide safe cooking energy to 10 million people by 2020. This it hopes will bring the world closer to eradicating ...
 Ventures Africa1 day ago UN Calls on Nations to Eradicate Malnutrition  MedIndia5 days ago UN urges action to fix 'broken' world food system  Business Insider1 week ago UN urges action to fix `broken` world food system  ZeeNews.com1 week ago
Med India

UN Chief Says Ensuring Access to Toilets for Women is Imperative

Marking the World Toilet Day on November 19, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that it was a moral imperative to ensure that women and girls have access to toilets and are not forced to defecate in the open, which could be a potential reason ...
 Med India4 days ago Ensuring women's access to safe toilets is 'moral' imperative, says Ban marking World Day  BusinessWeek6 days ago In Washington, UN, World Bank chiefs rally support 'to build a healthy Haiti'  Sify1 month ago
Latin American Herald Tribune

Invoking John Lennon, UN imagines better world for children

United Nations, Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) The UN General Assembly took a break from politics as diplomats celebrated the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the launch of the "Imagine" project. The "Imagine" ...
 Mangalorean5 days ago Invoking John Lennon, U.N. imagines a better world for children  Fox News Latino6 days ago Invoking John Lennon, UN Imagines a Better World for Children  Latin American Herald Tribune5 days ago
US News & World Report

On U.N. World Toilet Day, More Have Access to Cell Phones Than Toilets

Wednesday is World Toilet Day , created by the United Nations in 2001 to raise awareness about lack of available sanitation around the world. Currently, 2.5 billion people globally don't have access to improved sanitation facilities meaning more ...
 US News & World Report1 week ago Can I get a little privacy? Creating awareness on World Toilet Day  Contractor Magazine1 week ago

UNWTO declares Chilika Lake as 'Destination Flyway'

The Chilika lake in Odisha has been declared as Destination Flyway by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) because of its natural treasure and bio-diversity, officials said. The chief executive of Chilika Development Authority (CDA) Ajit ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
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