Daily Archives: December 6, 2017

News in Brief 06 December 2017 (PM)

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CAPTION: UN Secretary-General António Guterres. Photo: UN/Mark Garten (file)

“No Plan B” for Middle East Peace Process: UN chief

The UN Secretary-General has reiterated his belief that there is “no …

New ICAO SAM Plan to coordinate South American air transport cooperation and progress

Montréal and Asunción, 6 December 2017 – Congratulating the States of the ICAO South American (SAM) Region for their recent progress in meeting the targets of the Bogotá Declaration, the President of the …

Myanmar: opium cultivation down 25 per cent, but conflict areas remain 'safe haven' for drug traders

6 December 2017 &#150 The total area of opium poppy cultivation in Myanmar has decreased significantly in 2017 to 41,000 hectares, down 25 per cent from the 55,500 recorded in 2015, a United Nations survey …

New Analysis: 1 in 12 Children Face “Bleaker Prospects” Than Their Parents. Here’s Why

The future doesn’t look so bright for 180 million children.

Despite major improvements in child well-being around the world over the last 20 years, a recent UNICEF analysis

Alberta Energy Regulator to ask tougher questions of oil well applicants

  • Alberta Energy Regulator to ask tougher questions of oil well applicants
  • Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc to begin treatment for leukemia