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Japanese YouTube star Piko Taro makes first UN appearance, promotes Global Goals
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Monday, 17 July 2017
Japanese YouTube star Piko Taro makes first UN appearance, promotes Global Goals
Japanese entertainer Piko Taro, famous for his “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen” (PPAP) viral music video, has joined the ranks of celebrities who promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on behalf of Governments, the United Nations, civil society and other actors in the global development community.Read Full Article ...
 
'Smart' money moving to 'green' financing, reveals new UN report
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Thursday, 13 July 2017
'Smart' money moving to 'green' financing, reveals new UN report
Even though investments towards sustainable development in developing countries have fallen short by nearly $2.5 trillion each year, emerging financial product...
 
Eleven global banks partner with UN to make financial markets more climate transparent
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Monday, 10 July 2017
Eleven global banks partner with UN to make financial markets more climate transparent
Representing over $7 trillion, eleven major financial institutions around the globe have joined forces with the United Nations to promote climate transparency ...
 
Amid rising temperatures, UN agency launches video ‘forecasts’ on impact of climate change
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Tuesday, 04 July 2017
Amid rising temperatures, UN agency launches video ‘forecasts’ on impact of climate change
In a year already marked by heatwaves and new daily temperature records, the United Nations weather agency and television weather anchors have joined forces to...
 
On Asteroid Day, UN space agency urges international cooperation against potential threat
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Thursday, 29 June 2017
On Asteroid Day, UN space agency urges international cooperation against potential threat
A top United Nations official today urged the international community to come together to jointly raise awareness and develop a plan to mitigate the danger fro...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
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    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.