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Global Citizenship Forum Holds Gender Equality Event at UN

New Delhi, October 3, 2018: An event on the topic “UN sustainable Development Goals – Beyond Gender Equality” was held by the Global Citizen Forum (GCF) at the United Nations. GCF hosted the event in association with Universal Peace Federation, ITV and the Association of American Physicians of Indian origin (AAPI). The event was held

Regional Organisations and UN Join Hands for Peace and Mediation

 NEW YORK, 4 May 2015 – A total of 18 regional organisations, including ASEAN, gathered in New York on May 1-2 to discuss ways to strengthen their cooperation with the United Nations (UN) on the global peace agenda. The two-day retreat, hosted by the United Nations Secretary-General (UNSG), H.E. Ban Ki-moon, focused on three major

UN rules against hunting of whales ‘for science’ — Greenpeace official reaction

The Hague, 31 March 2014 – In response to the International Court of  Justice ruling today that the Japanese Whaling program is not scientific [1] John Frizell, Greenpeace International whales campaign coordinator said: “We welcome this outcome which vindicates our view that whaling in the Southern Ocean is not necessary for science and should be

TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL CALLS ON THE UN TO MAKE GOVERNANCE A PRIORITY FOR POST 2015 DEVELOPMENT

RESEARCH SHOWS LOW BRIBERY RATES BRING BETTER ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE, EDUCATION AND WATER Transparency International calls on the United Nations to adopt a governance goal and governance targets for its post 2015 development priorities because this will have a significant effect on reducing poverty and improving the lives of millions of poor people. 2015 and

CSE-MoEF Side Event at CoP 18 Doha

India should walk out of the Doha negotiations if equity is not made a part of the deal, says Sunita Narain in Doha · Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and Ministry of Environment and Forests jointly organise a side event at CoP18 in Doha · The subject was ‘Equity: an integral part of Durban