World News

February 9, 2017

UN Environment Condemns Killing of Mexican Activist Isidro Baldenegro López

Isidro Baldenegro López was a passionate and courageous man who stood up to protect his community’s ancestral forests. UN Environment chief Erik Solheim released the following […]
February 7, 2017

Successfully launching the 3rd Annual Future Landscape & Public Realm UAE Conference supported by Abu Dhabi City Municipality

Abu Dhabi (February 6, 2017) – Supported by Abu Dhabi City Municipality, Advanced Conferences & Meetings is proud to launch Future Landscape & Public Realm UAE […]
February 6, 2017

FAO calls for international action on antimicrobial resistance

Deputy Director General urges European ministers to help poorer countries cope with challenge Health workers in Bulgaria train during an animal disease outbreak simulation exercise. 10 […]
September 19, 2016

Forced Sterilization of 272,000 Indigenous Women “Not a Crime against Humanity”: Public Prosecutor

“A nurse put me on a stretcher and tied my hands and feet,” said Sabina Huillca. “I asked them to bring me my little baby girl […]
September 19, 2016

Under-Pressure Communities Hosting Refugees also Need World’s Support More than Ever

As the numbers of refugees and migrants across the globe continue to grow to unprecedented levels, the communities that host them need the world’s support to […]
September 26, 2015

Egypt security forces accidentally kill 12, including Mexican tourists

Egyptian security forces killed 12 Mexicans and Egyptians and injured 10 “by accident” on Monday, mistaking a tourist convoy for militants, the ministry of interior said. […]
June 11, 2012

Global Peace Initiative of Women Convenes Environmental Conference in Kenya

The Global Peace Initiative of Women (GPIW), a non-governmental organization of contemplative leaders based in the United States, held today an environmental conference at the headquarters […]
February 27, 2012

High levels of food insecurity in South Sudan

FAO-WFP report says poor harvests, price hikes, conflict, displacement worsen hunger Mill ions of people in South Sudan will face hunger this year if urgent action […]