Daily Archives: May 3, 2017

Tree-Based Ecosystems Could Be Vital to Ending Hunger, Promoting Food Security, Improving Nutrition, Speakers Tell Forum on Forests

Tree-based ecosystems could play a vital role in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 2 — on ending hunger, realizing food security and improved nutrition, and promoting sustainable agriculture — participants said today, as the United Nations …

Speakers Underline Health Risks, Environmental Threats Posed to Indigenous Peoples by Extractive Industries, Energy Projects, as Permanent Forum Continues

Extractive industries and energy projects continued to broach ancestral lands, threatening their environmental health and the people living on them, speakers told the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues today.

To address such corporate land grabs, …

New Permanent Representative of Uganda Presents Credentials

(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

The new Permanent Representative of Uganda to the United Nations, Adonia Ayebare, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

Prior to his latest …

UN Daily News Programme 3 May 2017

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Listen to a bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, with Dianne Penn and Matthew Wells.

In today’s programme: an Eritrean journalist is the winner of a UN-backed …

Written question – VP/HR – Contribution to defence operations from countries that share EU values – E-002613/2017

The Republic of Korea has recently joined the EU’s counter-piracy operation off the coast of Somalia. As part of Operation Atalanta, the Choi Young warship is partnering EU NAVFOR warships in efforts to prevent acts …