United Nations

United Nations NWO (UNNWO) Launches COVID 19 Coronavirus Focused International Day of Happiness 2020 Campaign Theme HAPPINESS FOR ALL TOGETHER

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 11:00am

I join United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres in solidarity with all who are affected by COVID 19.

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  • I join United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres in solidarity with all who are affected by COVID 19.
  • The 7 day live streaming World Happiness Fest and the 2020 World Happiness Report released on March 20, 2020 are fantastic options.
  • (such as Happytalism:)
    UNIDOHappiness is the official home and secretariat of the United Nations International Day of Happiness, and part of the UN New World Order Project.
  • For more information on the Happiness For All Together global campaign theme, the Ten Steps to Global Happiness, and UNIDOHappiness, visit UNIDOHappiness.org

Mark Carney questioned on green finance and COP26

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 12:06am

The EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee hears evidence fromMark Carney, the newly appointedFinance Adviser to the Prime Minister for COP26 and UN Special Envoyfor Climate Action and Finance.

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  • The EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee hears evidence fromMark Carney, the newly appointedFinance Adviser to the Prime Minister for COP26 and UN Special Envoyfor Climate Action and Finance.
  • This is part ofthe House of Lords'cross-committee work on climate change ahead of COP26, the UN climate change conference hosted by the UK in November.
  • Wednesday18 March 2020 in Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster
    What are you key priorities in the run up to COP26 and what specific outcomes are you hoping to achieve?
  • What opportunities does the growth of green finance present to the UK?

Mark Carney questioned on green finance and COP26

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 12:05am

The EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee hears evidence fromMark Carney, the newly appointedFinance Adviser to the Prime Minister for COP26 and UN Special Envoyfor Climate Action and Finance.

Key Points: 
  • The EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee hears evidence fromMark Carney, the newly appointedFinance Adviser to the Prime Minister for COP26 and UN Special Envoyfor Climate Action and Finance.
  • This is part ofthe House of Lords'cross-committee work on climate change ahead of COP26, the UN climate change conference hosted by the UK in November.
  • Wednesday18 March 2020 in Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster
    What are you key priorities in the run up to COP26 and what specific outcomes are you hoping to achieve?
  • What opportunities does the growth of green finance present to the UK?

Coptic Orphans Recommended for Special Consultative Status by the United Nations Economic and Social Council

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 4:00pm

FAIRFAX, Va., March 12, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Coptic Orphans is pleased to announce the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, has affirmed its recommendation that Coptic Orphans be granted special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

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  • FAIRFAX, Va., March 12, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Coptic Orphans is pleased to announce the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, has affirmed its recommendation that Coptic Orphans be granted special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
  • "We are honored by this prospect of endorsement by the Economic and Social Council and the opportunity of guiding social policy.
  • The final decision on Coptic Orphans' special consultative status will be determined in June 2020.
  • The Economic and Social Council is at the heart of the United Nations system to advance the three dimensions of sustainable development economic, social and environmental.

Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of Javier Pérez de Cuéllar

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 8:50pm

OTTAWA, March 5, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Javier Prez de Cullar, former Secretary-General of the United Nations:

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  • OTTAWA, March 5, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Javier Prez de Cullar, former Secretary-General of the United Nations:
    "Today, we join the world to mourn the passing of a great architect of peace, the former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Javier Prez de Cullar.
  • "Born in Peru, Mr. Prez de Cullar was part of his country's delegation to the first United Nations General Assembly in 1946.
  • Following a distinguished diplomatic career, he returned to serve the United Nations in various roles, including two terms as Secretary-Generalthe first ever from Latin America.
  • "As Secretary-General, Mr. Prez de Cullar dedicated himself to strengthening the United Nations and international cooperation.

Economic prospects and security in Sub-Saharan Africa

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 12:03am

How has the role and importance of aid to the economies of Sub-Saharan Africa changed over recent years, and how significant will it be in the next ten years?

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  • How has the role and importance of aid to the economies of Sub-Saharan Africa changed over recent years, and how significant will it be in the next ten years?
  • To what extent will the African Continental Free Trade Area be significant to the regions economic development?
  • What do you see as the most pressing challenges to peace and security facing Sub-Saharan Africa today?
  • How effectively does the AU engage in peacekeeping, and how well does it co-operate with the Regional Economic Communities and the UN in this regard?

Economic prospects and security in Sub-Saharan Africa

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 12:02am

How has the role and importance of aid to the economies of Sub-Saharan Africa changed over recent years, and how significant will it be in the next ten years?

Key Points: 
  • How has the role and importance of aid to the economies of Sub-Saharan Africa changed over recent years, and how significant will it be in the next ten years?
  • To what extent will the African Continental Free Trade Area be significant to the regions economic development?
  • What do you see as the most pressing challenges to peace and security facing Sub-Saharan Africa today?
  • How effectively does the AU engage in peacekeeping, and how well does it co-operate with the Regional Economic Communities and the UN in this regard?

Kindred 2020 and the United Nations Announce Collaboration to Engage the Business Community for 75th Anniversary

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 3:00pm

In calling for participation, UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres said: "No country, no community, is able to solve the complex problems of our world alone.

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  • In calling for participation, UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres said: "No country, no community, is able to solve the complex problems of our world alone.
  • Kindred builds communities and events that enable brands, nonprofits, and cultural leaders to accelerate sustainable, purpose-led business transformation.
  • To mark its 75th anniversary in 2020, the United Nations is igniting a people's debate: UN75.
  • The views and ideas generated will be presented to world leaders at a high-profile event during the 75th Session of the General Assembly, 21st of September 2020.

OISTE.ORG to Address the 43rd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on the Right to Privacy

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 6:00am

Privacy is as a basic, fundamental human right.

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  • Privacy is as a basic, fundamental human right.
  • OISTE invites other organizations to join: https://necessaryandproportionate.org/
    The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations responsible for the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe.
  • It has the ability to discuss all thematic human rights issues and situations that require its attention.
  • OISTE is an organization in special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) and belongs to the Not-for-Profit constituency (NPOC) of the ICANN.

UN Global Compact Network USA Seeks Professionals Committed To Advancing Sustainable Development Goals

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:24am

PHOENIX, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Newswise-- As part of the 2020 UN Global Compact SDG Pioneers program, Global Compact Network USA today launched its national search for professionals who are committed to advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

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  • PHOENIX, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Newswise-- As part of the 2020 UN Global Compact SDG Pioneers program, Global Compact Network USA today launched its national search for professionals who are committed to advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
  • Later this year, the Network will recognize an employee of a participating company as the Global Compact Network USA SDG Pioneer.
  • Global Compact Network USA welcomes the leadership of companies participating in the UN Global Compact to nominate their employees to the program and join them during the recognition that follows.
  • Launched in 2007, the Global Compact Network USA (GCNUSA) is the local network chapter of the United Nations Global Compact.