• View maps of the United States and individual states for hundreds of variables, including congregational membership, census data, crime statistics and many others. (thearda.com)
  • Generate congregational membership reports for any county, state and urban area in the United States using data collected by the Religious Congregations & Membership Study. (thearda.com)
  • The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is also a key partner for maternal and neonatal health. (unicef.org)
  • Micheline Ravololonarisoa, the chief of the Africa Section of the United Nations Development Fund for Women, says the international campaign against FGM is leading to a decrease in the practice. (voanews.com)
  • UN Women and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) are two of the UN's key agencies that help promote gender equality, empower women and improve maternal health care (Millennium Development Goals #3 and #5). (unfoundation.org)
  • A major component of this response has been the establishment of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria in 2002 to provide low- and middle-income nations with financial aid to help control the epidemic. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Increased funding coming from the World Bank 's Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, along with the United States President's Malaria Initiative and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation , among others, are expected to encourage important malaria control interventions, particularly insecticide-treated net use and access to effective anti-malarial drugs. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Julie Andrews is scheduled to be in New York today to be named good-will ambassador for the United Nations Development Fund for Women. (latimes.com)
  • The United Nations Development Fund for Women has said the law "legalizes the rape of a wife by her husband. (latimes.com)
  • For more information on the United Nations Road Safety Fund (UNRSF), kindly consult our website . (unece.org)
  • It was established in 1946 as the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund, and became a permanent part of the United Nations in 1953, when it acquired its current name (but retained its well-known acronym). (questia.com)
  • The United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, estimates that approximately 500,000 people have been displaced, on the move or hiding in the mountains. (marxist.com)
  • 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)
  • VIENNA, 15 November 2018 - The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) are co-hosting the EIB's annual Africa Day on 22 November in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (unido.org)
  • Groups such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) have launched the "Three by Five Initiative," which has helped to substantially increase the number of people receiving antiretroviral treatment. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress and human rights issues . (ala.org)
  • Indeed, Turner announced his gift at a dinner sponsored by the United Nations Association of the U.S., a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that raises private funds and advocates more federal support for UN activities. (apfn.org)
  • In addition to drawing attention to the work of the UN and supporters who are helping to build a better and more prosperous future, the gathering raises funds for the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA), a UN Foundation-led membership organization that informs, educates, and inspires Americans in support of the UN's work. (prweb.com)
  • The United States restored its funding for UNFPA under President Obama in 2009. (feminist.org)
  • En este día, el UNFPA. (unfpa.org)
  • El UNFPA trabaja en más de 150 países y cada función contribuye al avance de nuestra misión de proteger y promover los derechos humanos. (unfpa.org)
  • He hosted the United Nation's World Malaria Day at UN headquarters in New York City with the Secretary-General, and has been an active supporter of important UN events including World Humanitarian Day and International Day of Happiness. (unfoundation.org)
  • Gott has produced several celebrity-driven PSAs for organizations, including those for the U.S. Government's "Let Girls Learn" campaign, as well as the United Nation's climate initiative efforts. (unfoundation.org)
  • 2005 One World Danny Choo used Uniting Nation's Ai no Corrida in his Tokyo Dance Trooper video shot in Shibuya, Tokyo Rikki & Daz Bus Stop Roberts, Davi (2006). (wikipedia.org)
  • The postal receipt returned 18 Nov. 1995, stamped 15 Nov. 1995 "Received by United Nations Secretariat. (angelfire.com)
  • Nor can we forget the civilians of the United Nations Secretariat, and especially the Field Operations Service, who have supported their military colleagues with dedication and courage in fifteen peacekeeping operations all over the world. (nobelprize.org)
  • Windhoek, 24 October 2018 - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SACREEE) was inaugurated today in Windhoek, with several high-level interventions by ministers and deputy ministers responsible for Energy of Botswana, Mauritius Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, SADC Secretariat, the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). (unido.org)
  • Encouraging leadership in the United Nations, the Secretariat, NGOs, and member states to foster effective partnerships between the United Nations and NGOs. (globalpolicy.org)
  • This conference will also be an exciting time as we simulate the diplomatic actions of the United Nations, and UNEP Committee. (baylor.edu)
  • How can the UNEP stop the exporting of hazardous waste or material from developed to developing nation states? (baylor.edu)
  • At the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012 (Rio+20 conference), it was decided to strengthen UNEP inter alia through the introduction of universal membership and the development of environmental strategies for the United Nations system. (admin.ch)
  • 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)
  • The award of the Nobel Peace Prize to the United Nations peacekeeping operations gives recognition to an idea of striking originality and power and pays brilliant tribute to those who have made it a reality. (nobelprize.org)
  • In January 2017, President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China gave a keynote speech at the Palais des Nations of the United Nations in Geneva. (hrw.org)
  • The Human Development Report 2005 of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) concluded that the HIV/AIDS pandemic had done more to reverse human development than any other single factor. (encyclopedia.com)
  • I am not through regretting that my position in United States v. Navajo Nation , 537 U. S. 488 , 514 -521 (2003) (dissenting opinion), did not carry the day. (cornell.edu)
  • Whether the Court’s prior decision in United States v. Navajo Nation (2003) foreclosed a finding that the government breached fiduciary duties in connection with Indian coal lease amendments. (scotusblog.com)
  • A United Nations report Wednesday blamed the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, shown at a rally of supporters on March 23, 2019, with extrajudicial killings and other human rights violations since 2014. (upi.com)
  • United Nations Voting Accountability Act of 2019, H.R. 28, 116th Cong. (govtrack.us)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Yesterday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon talked to Japanese leaders in Tokyo, and complimented on Japan's "immense contribution" to the United Nations. (newsblaze.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)
  • The military and police forces were transferred to the newly created United Nations Mission of Support to East Timor (UNMISET). (princeton.edu)
  • East Timor: Can we trust the United Nations? (marxist.com)
  • This article analyses the role of the United Nations in East Timor and also the policies of the Timor Resistance movement and the left in Australia. (marxist.com)
  • The Copenhagen Accord was drafted by the United States, China, India , Brazil and South Africa on 18 December, and judged a "meaningful agreement" by the United States government . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Kyoto Protocol sets binding limits on emissions for developed countries, requires other countries (including, controversially, India and China) only to monitor their greenhouse emissions, and sets up mechanisms for trading in carbon credits and for transferring money from wealthy nations to poorer nations for greenhouse-mitigation projects such as the setup of more efficient manufacturing plants. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A decade-old community effort in Nagoya to recycle food waste from supermarkets and school lunches to make compost for vegetable farming has been awarded the Biodiversity Action Award by the Japan Committee for United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (UNDB). (japantimes.co.jp)
  • He also served on the host committee for the United Nations 70th anniversary. (unfoundation.org)
  • I should like to thank you, Mr Chairman, and the other members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee , for the award which I have received today on behalf of the United Nations peacekeeping operations. (nobelprize.org)
  • The petition aims to counter a move by the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHCR). (hli.org)
  • B ritain must stop forcing children to attend Christian school assemblies because it undermines their human rights, a United Nations committee has said in a controversial new report. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • By Caroline James This week, South Africa was one of eight countries in the United Nations Committee on Non-Governmental Organisations that voted to deny the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) observer status at the United Nations (UN). (thoughtleader.co.za)
  • China's record on its reatment of prisoners came under intense scrutiny on Friday, with members of the United Nations Committee Against Torture questioning the way the government carried out laws barring abusive practices. (nytimes.com)
  • The Chinese ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, Li Baodong, told the committee that his country had made progress in recent years on banning torture, with law enforcement officials undergoing training in the rule of law and human rights. (nytimes.com)
  • The U.N. Security Council is considering action to push Myanmar to work with the United Nations to address the Rohingya refugee crisis, although China and Russia have so far boycotted talks on a British-drafted resolution, diplomats said Monday. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Petition · United Nations : Save Rohingya, Save Humanity. (change.org)
  • These include the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 as amended by the 1972 Protocol, the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971, and the United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988. (inquisitr.com)
  • Accordingly, UNSS 2020 has been reformatted: The core class, The United Nations and World Order, and UNSS practicums will be entirely online. (newschool.edu)
  • The United Nations-led international response to Haiti's deadly cholera epidemic is 'inadequate' and woefully short of funding and aid groups, including the U.N. humanitarian agency. (slate.com)
  • CN) - The United Nations contaminated Haiti's main water source in 2010, causing an outbreak of cholera that has killed thousands, a class claims in court. (courthousenews.com)
  • I walk by the U.N. nearly every day, and am always impressed by the number of visitors it attracts, especially the busloads of school children who come, wide-eyed and taking pictures, and full of hope that the U.N. can actually fulfill its mission of creating peace among nations. (emofree.com)
  • A huge battle has broken out over the reappointment of the head of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Dr. Robert Watson. (cato.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)
  • The United Nations Foundation links the UN's work with others around the world, mobilizing the energy and expertise of business and non-governmental organizations to help the UN tackle issues including climate change, global health, peace and security, women's empowerment, poverty eradication, energy access, and U.S.-UN relations. (prweb.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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Named as defendants alongside the United Nations are Ban Ki-Moon and Edmund Mulet, the current and former secretaries general, respectively, and the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (Minustah). (courthousenews.com)
  • During tonight's annual Global Leadership Awards Dinner, the United Nations Foundation will recognize five honorees who are working alongside the United Nations to tackle some of the most pressing issues of our time. (prweb.com)
  • Protesters said they want justice from the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) after a study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed that a unit from Nepal might be responsible for bringing cholera into the country, which has killed more than 5,500 people so far. (slate.com)
  • The overarching goal of the United Nations University is to contribute to global sustainable development that will enable present generations to live a decent life in peace, in freedom, in safety, and in good health, without compromising the ability of future generations to do the same. (preventionweb.net)
  • Leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI), SCAPH helps partnering countries improve the operational efficiency of their public healthcare supply chains and accelerate the fulfillment of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs). (prnewswire.com)
  • I have forged close relationships and friendships and strong partnerships with the leaders of many nations in this room, and our approach has already yielded incredible change. (upi.com)
  • In presenting this event, H l ne-Marie Gosselin, UN Coordinator for Expo 2005 and currently Director of the UNESCO Office in Kingston, Jamaica, pointed out that, in addition to celebrating cultural diversity, the United Nations Pavilion would focus on biodiversity, people and the environment in which they live and work, and initiatives for peace. (unesco.org)
  • United Nations Treaty Collection The Collection consists mainly of the digitized treaties contained in the Treaty Series, which contains the international agreements of international governmental organizations (IGOs) and member states. (ala.org)
  • Another concern for several environmental organizations and participating nations was the reluctance of some high-polluting nations, such as the United States , to discuss binding emissions limits or to codify target reductions. (encyclopedia.com)
  • To accomplish this, UN Environment works with a wide range of partners, including United Nations entities, international organizations, national governments, non-governmental organizations, the private sector and civil society. (preventionweb.net)
  • The Millennium Goals pertaining to the global control of infectious disease include 1) "Reduce child mortality," a major part of which is the reduction of childhood deaths from measles through vaccination programs, and 2) "Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases," which will be achieved mainly by international aid to poor nations to help implement prevention and treatment measures that are known to be effective. (encyclopedia.com)
  • 3. AcknowledgementsThe World Youth Report: Youth and Climate Change represents a collabora-tive effort, made possible by the input and feedback received from expertsin the field of youth and climate change and from partners throughout theUnited Nations system working on issues relating to youth developmentand climate change. (slideshare.net)
  • The 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference , commonly known as the Copenhagen Summit , was held at the Bella Center in Copenhagen, Denmark , between 7 and 18 December. (wikipedia.org)
  • The United Nations rejected Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's request to speak at its climate summit last September, government sources said Thursday, apparently due to the government's promotion of coal-fired power plants. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Held over June 3-14, 1992, the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development-better known as the Earth Summit -was unprecedented for a U.N. conference, in terms of its size and breadth of its concerns. (encyclopedia.com)
  • An additional amendment condemned "coercive measures" to change national policies, a slap at donor nations that have adjusted international aid in response to anti-LGBT laws. (boxturtlebulletin.com)
  • Indeed, the prospects of realising the vision expressed in the Charter of the United Nations seem better today than at any time since the organisation was founded. (nobelprize.org)
  • On behalf of 51 members of the 57-nation Organisation for Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Egypt requested that the UN bar 11 groups from attending the conference, news agencies reported. (boxturtlebulletin.com)
  • Ki-moon accepted the announcement of Prime Minister Yasuo Fukada, which the country decides to bring in Self Defense Forces personnel to the United Nations mission in Sudan (UNMIS) and offer financial backing to develop a peacekeeping training centre. (newsblaze.com)
  • Sept. 16 (UPI) -- A United Nations mission on Wednesday blamed the Venezuelan government for extrajudicial executions, kidnappings, arbitrary detentions and torture of residents since 2014 and demanded that those responsible be held accountable. (upi.com)
  • At the invitation of the Government of Japan the United Nations has announced that it will participate in the World Exposition (EXPO) 2005 to take place in Aichi, Japan, from next March 25 to September 25, 2005. (unesco.org)
  • In addition to cutting off bilateral ties, I urge your government to support expelling the DPRK from the United Nations,' the letter said. (foxbusiness.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)
  • Personal War on Poverty : Charity: A Los Angeles millionaire has started a foundation to help women in the Third World nations by garnering financial support from U.S. corporations. (latimes.com)
  • Another concern is legislative and constitutional: Turner s United Nations Foundation has very close ties to the Clinton administration and appears to be furthering the interests of certain State Department officials. (apfn.org)
  • The United Nations Foundation is honored to work with the United Nations to foster a more peaceful, prosperous, and just world. (prweb.com)
  • concerned with a wide range of statistical issues related to social and economic development and has written a number of books and articles both in her own name and on behalf of the United Nations on human functioning and disability. (cdc.gov)
  • U.S. President Barack Obama will receive the "Champion for Global Change" Award in recognition of his strong leadership at the United Nations and globally, which has helped bring peace to war-torn areas and build resilience against climate change. (prweb.com)
  • They are the result of diplomatic activity by the United Nations sustained over the years and intensified recently. (nobelprize.org)
  • The chairman of the U.S. Senate's East Asia subcommittee is asking China and 20 other nations on Monday to clamp down on North Korea by cutting ties, closing down diplomatic facilities and working to oust the country from the United Nations. (foxbusiness.com)
  • Maintaining official diplomatic relations with a regime that continues to defy international law and threaten nations across the globe only serves to reward nefarious behavior,' wrote Gardner. (foxbusiness.com)
  • On anniversary of United Nations' resolution, new data shows that most countries are far behind on their goals for women in positions of global leadership. (feminist.org)
  • In 2000, the United Nations (UN) adopted a series of goals designed to improve the lives of people throughout the world by reducing poverty, hunger, disease, maternal and infant mortality, by providing better education for children, equal opportunities for women, and moving toward a healthier environment. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Haiti cholera epidemic: Photos from the United Nations fiasco (PHOTOS). (slate.com)
  • Haiti, one of the poorest nations in the Western Hemisphere, has been further unsettled by an outbreak of cholera, which has so far killed more than 330 people. (slate.com)
  • Cholera allegedly hit Haiti when the UN sent the island nation personnel from Nepal, "a country in which cholera is endemic and where a surge in infections had just been reported. (courthousenews.com)
  • The overwhelming support for marijuana legalization in the recently-held U.S. elections is being viewed with scrutiny by the United Nations. (inquisitr.com)
  • Participants suggested ways to facilitate the UN-NGO relationship without undermining member states' authority at the United Nations or burdening the United Nations. (globalpolicy.org)
  • The United Nations' Commission on the Status of Women is marking the International Women's Day (March 8) with a close look on the financing of programs aimed at improving the lives of women, especially in the developing world. (voanews.com)
  • We are now at a time of extraordinary hope and promise for the United Nations, after a long period when the spectre, and too often the grim reality of war have darkened our planet, there is a new mood of understanding and common sense, a new determination to move away from international conflict and devote ourselves instead to the immense task of building a better world. (nobelprize.org)
  • The contributions from youth around the world wereinvaluable in the preparation of the Report.To obtain background information for the Report, the United NationsProgramme on Youth issued a call for input. (slideshare.net)
  • Tagged marriage and family , Spirit and Life , United Nations , World Congress of Families . (hli.org)
  • A number of the studio recordings on the Uniting Nations debut and only album One World released in 2005 on Gut Records were also done by vocalist and session artist Jinian Wilde. (wikipedia.org)
  • United Nations Radio is the international broadcasting service of the United Nations and is distributed by partner national radio stations and the World Radio Network (acquired by Babcock International in May 2015), Sirius Satellite Radio/XM Satellite Radio. (wikipedia.org)
  • Home World Asia Japan's 'immense contribution' to the United Nations. (newsblaze.com)
  • It is expected that the 2015 World Drug Report, the yearly publication report of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), will focus on the spread of marijuana legalization in the U.S. and across the world. (inquisitr.com)
  • A plant scientist from The Australian National University (ANU) has called for the United Nations to guarantee free and open access to plant DNA sequences to enable scientists to continue work to sustainably intensify world food production. (edu.au)
  • She hoped that visitors to the pavilion would go away with a greater understanding and appreciation of the efforts of the United Nations to promote harmony and justice in the world. (unesco.org)
  • The position, officially known as a Special Rapporteur, represents the first time the United Nations has created a formal position to monitor violence and discrimination against LGBT people around the world. (boxturtlebulletin.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)