Daily Archives: January 31, 2018

Radiant.Earth and OpenAQ Partner to Fight Air Pollution in Africa

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radiant.Earth today announced its partnership with OpenAQ to bring together a diverse group of individuals in Ghana and Kenya who are deeply concerned about poor air quality in …

Building Regional Partnership in Afghanistan, Central Asia among Signature Items of January, Speakers Underline at Security Council ‘Wrap-Up’ Meeting

A ministerial debate on building regional partnership in Afghanistan and Central Asia was among the signature events of a January packed with meetings and discussions, Security Council President Kairat Umarov (Kazakhstan) told members during an …

Outlining 2018 Workplan, Peacebuilding Commission Chair Says More Collaboration with Regional Organizations, Global Financial Institutions Among Top Priorities

Convening its first 2018 meeting amid several major shifts in the United Nations peacebuilding architecture, the Peacebuilding Commission today elected Ion Jinga (Romania) as Chair of its twelfth session, while also adopting a workplan aimed …

Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds

Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year, a new United Nations health study has found, underlining the need for context-specific strategies for both …

SOUTH AFRICA, UGANDA TO BOOST BILATERAL TRADE

PRETORIA– South Africa and Uganda have signed a collaboration agreement to put in place various measures to boost and diversify bilateral trade, promote inclusive growth and create jobs.

The agreement which was signed here Tuesday …