• FRONT ROYAL, Virginia - March 17, 2017 - Following is a statement from Father Shenan J. Boquet, president of Human Life International, in response to attacks on pro-family organizations C-Fam and the Heritage Foundation for their inclusion in the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women meetings. (hli.org)
  • MONTREAL, 23 November 2017 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has won an award for its extraordinary work implementing projects to phase out methyl bromide, a highly toxic gas once used extensively in agro-industry to control a wide variety of pests. (unido.org)
  • United Nations self-released the single "Stairway to Mar-a-Lago" on January 20, 2017 through Bandcamp on a name-your-price basis, to coincide with (and protest) the inauguration of US President Donald Trump. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nikki Haley to Resign As Ambassador to the United Nations It's an oddly timed development for a rising political star. (nymag.com)
  • Nikki Haley Says Iran Is Violating U.N. Rules and These Missile Parts Prove It The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations held a press conference with "indisputable" proof of Iran's violations. (nymag.com)
  • The program has hosted global humanitarian figures including people such as Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala and US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, Oscar winners John Legend and Charlize Theron, philanthropists Melinda Gates and Ted Turner and entertainers Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez. (unfoundation.org)
  • In a world where real women are breaking barriers and shattering glass ceilings, the United Nations has fallen short, choosing a comic book character as its Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. (feminist.org)
  • This year's International Women's Day will be commemorated by the United Nations system in Thailand in two parts, namely: (1) a commemorative ceremony on 8 March (2) a special substantive session featuring a panel presentation on 25 March. (unescap.org)
  • The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in partnership with Green Technology Center Korea, organized "Regional Dialogue on Technology Facilitation" on 18 May 2014, as an associated event of the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) in Pattaya, Thailand. (unescap.org)
  • Initiatives involving the refugee children, whose families fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar following internal conflict, are coordinated by the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR). (unicef.org)
  • Donald Trump Is Going to Try a Tricky Balancing Act at the United Nations Trump wants to mount a defense of American sovereignty to please his base while selling allies on shared sacrifice. (nymag.com)
  • The United Nations Foundation was created in 1998 as a U.S. public charity by entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner. (crowdrise.com)
  • Gott received the United Nations Foundation's highest honor, the Global Leadership Award, for his role in mobilizing the entertainment industry to use its collective resources to support UN and UN Foundation-related campaigns. (unfoundation.org)
  • Gott is one of the founding members of the United Nations Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council, a select group of individuals from various industries, convened by the UN Foundation to advise the United Nations and UN Foundation on how to accelerate their philanthropic efforts, and further the mission of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. (unfoundation.org)
  • Antonio Gutteres, former prime minister of Portugal and leader of the UN refugee agency, was elected UN Secretary General last week, a disappointing end to a formal campaign attempting to elect a woman as the next leader of the United Nations. (feminist.org)
  • The United Nations' gender equality campaign #HeForShe has launched a new program called IMPACT 10X10X10. (feminist.org)
  • U.N. Condemns Trump's Jerusalem Decision Despite Threats From U.S. The Trump administration has threatened to retaliate against nations that voted for the resolution. (nymag.com)
  • Created by a United Nations Resolution in 2011, The Day of the Girl is meant to recognize the power of girls, while also addressing the problems that force millions of girl to drop out of school and not realize their potential. (feminist.org)
  • In a landmark report issued today, UNEP notes the threats and opportunities in the world's 12 desert regions ranging from the Sahara in North Africa, the planet's largest, to the Atacama in Chile in South America to the Sonora in the United States to the Kizil Kum in Afghanistan to the Gobi in China and the Great Victoria desert in Australia. (treehugger.com)
  • Struggling to contain forest and savanna fires ravaging the northern Amazon region, Brazil has accepted an offer of help from the United Nations, officials said Tuesday. (latimes.com)
  • The United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET) provided an interim civil administration and a peacekeeping mission in the territory of East Timor , from its establishment on October 25, 1999 [ 1 ] until its independence on May 20, 2002 following the outcome of the East Timor Special Autonomy Referendum . (princeton.edu)
  • A coalition of nations sent troops to support the peace keeping mission. (princeton.edu)
  • The military and police forces were transferred to the newly created United Nations Mission of Support to East Timor (UNMISET). (princeton.edu)
  • Pro-Lifers Need Not Apply September 28th the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights widely proclaimed "International Safe Abortion Day. (hli.org)
  • Comments by Argentine officials this week disparaging Brazil's attempts to exert more international influence touched off a flurry of speculation that relations between the two nations were in a nosedive. (latimes.com)
  • In 1946, the International Broadcasting Division of the United States Department of State began transmitting the entire proceedings of the Security Council and the United Nations Economic and Social Council on shortwave to the rest of the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Exactly four years after their first show, United Nations performed live on January 20, 2013, in Washington DC with Old Lines and Black Clouds. (wikipedia.org)
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