“Act now with ambition and urgency” to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting

The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital of Abu Dhabi on Sunday, urging all participants to “seize this opportunity to take bold climate action”.

“Act now with ambition and urgency” to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting
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Keeping cool in the face of climate change

As global temperatures reach record highs, providing cooling systems which are effective, sustainable and which do not harm the environment is increasingly essential for everyday life. That’s according to Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Energy for All, and Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL).

Keeping cool in the face of climate change
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Create conditions for ‘harmony between humankind and nature’, UN chief says on sidelines of G20 in Japan

The world needs to create conditions for “harmony between humankind and nature”, Secretary-General António Guterres said in Osaka, Japan, during a meeting on Saturday with the Foreign Ministers of China and France, on the margins of the G20 summit.

Create conditions for ‘harmony between humankind and nature’, UN chief says on sidelines of G20 in Japan
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Strawberries and child support; a Thai partnership

Mother of three, Mhee Saesong, a strawberry farmer from Chiang Mai in the north of Thailand, has always struggled alongside her husband to provide for her family. She describes how, in the past, when her two older children became sick, she was unable to afford to take them to hospital.

Strawberries and child support; a Thai partnership
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Friday’s Daily Brief: More climate action says Guterres, migrant children dangers, Ebola fight, record-setting weather

This Friday, we cover: UN chief appeals for stronger climate action commitment; report on migrant children deaths and disappearances; Ebola fight in DR Congo as violence goes on; and global over-heating. 

Friday’s Daily Brief: More climate action says Guterres, migrant children dangers, Ebola fight, record-setting weather
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One migrant child reported dead or missing every day, UN calls for more protection

Around 1,600 children were reported dead or missing between 2014 and 2018 – an average of almost one every day – but many more go unrecorded, a new UN report revealed on Friday.

One migrant child reported dead or missing every day, UN calls for more protection
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Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation 

The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “a moment of high political tension”.

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation 
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Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council

This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’ Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF); trachoma-related blindness on the verge of being eliminated; and updates from the Human Rights Council in Geneva.

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June 27, 2019 at 02:32PM
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Madagascar villagers learn dangers of outdoor defecation

The discussion with villagers starts early in the morning. Volunteers are invited to draw a map of their village on the ground with chalk. One woman’s sketch shows 17 families – a total of 65 people – living in 11 red clay houses. She explains they share the three latrines that have been there for some time.

Madagascar villagers learn dangers of outdoor defecation
June 27, 2019 at 12:09PM by a people finder usingInternational Phone Book the best way to find people.

‘Words must never be met with violence’ urges UN, following Taliban threat to journalists  

Following last week’s public threats by Taliban militants to deliberately target media outlets in Afghanistan, the United Nations mission chief in the country reiterated his call on Thursday for journalists’ rights to be protected, underlining the power of press freedom to advance peace, justice and human rights. 

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June 27, 2019 at 09:46AM
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