Response Archive

UNODC Chief: Afghanistan faces opium crisis, response must be urgent, swift, decisive

In remarks at the UN Security Council, head of UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) sets out scale of Afghanistan’s opium problem; offers tangible solutions to reduce supply, build cooperation and provide prevention and treatment of opiate misuse VIENNA, 21 December 2017 (UN Information Service) — In recent years attention has shifted away from

Addressing legal barriers to fast-track the HIV and TB response in Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 3 August 2017 – Six years after the first Africa Regional Dialogue on HIV and the Law and five years since the report of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law was released, over 140 advocates are gathering this week in Johannesburg, South Africa, to take stock of progress on the

Apple announces commitment to 100% recycled materials, major step for IT sector – Greenpeace response

San Francisco, 19 April 2017 – Apple officially announced today its major new commitment to tackle the environmental impact caused by electronics production, becoming the first major IT company to commit to using 100% recycled materials for its products. In response to today’s news, Greenpeace Senior IT Analyst Gary Cook said: “Apple’s commitment to 100%

WHO scales up response to critical trauma needs as plans for West Mosul operations intensify

Erbil, Iraq, 30 January 2017 – The Government of France, through the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism, has swiftly responded to an appeal byWHO and the Ministry of Health, Iraq for urgent medicines and medical supplies to manage the overwhelming number of casualty caseloads coming from East Mosul. The shipment consists of 20 surgical kits

IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2016 – Greenpeace response

Hong Kong, 15 November 2016 – The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) report World Energy Outlook 2016 outlines the world’s future energy mix, but refuses to take full account of the breakthrough of renewable energy taking place across the world. “The IEA now admits it has long underestimated renewable energy, but astonishingly little has changed about its projections.

Peratech creates Chinese version of its website in response to rapidly growing demand for its innovative 3D Touch Technology

Peratech creates Chinese version of its website in response to rapidly growing demand for its innovative 3D Touch Technology Richmond, Yorkshire – x April 2016.  Peratech, a world leader in force sensing technology, has created a Chinese version of its website to meet the rapidly growing demand for its innovative, 3D Touch Technology solutions in


New Delhi, January 29, 2016: Discovery Channel generated nationwide conversation on Siachen across social media platforms on the Republic Day, 26th January. The channel launched an intensive digital campaign to salute the sacrifice and heroism of the soldiers posted at the world’s most extreme frontline – Siachen. The digital campaign on Discovery’s Republic Day premiere

In response to Shri Narendra Modi’s letter to Prime Minister on Sir Creek issue

The Prime Minister has received a letter dated 12th December 2012 from Shri Narendra Modi, making unsubstantiated allegations and statements about discussions with Pakistan on the Sir Creek issue. These discussions have been carried out by successive Governments of India since the dialogue process began in 1998, and continued after Shri Atal Behari Vajpayee’s visit

Response by Prime Minister at the 10th ASEAN-India Summit