Let’s heed the UN’s dire warning and stop the east African oil pipeline now | Bill McKibben, Diana Nabiruma and Omar Elmawi 

The fate of a planned line from Uganda to Tanzania will be the first test of whether anyone was listening to António Guterres’ call to end fossil fuels Sorgente: Let’s heed the UN’s dire warning and stop the east African oil pipeline now | Bill McKibben, Diana Nabiruma and Omar Elmawi | The Guardian

LECTURE BY PROF. UMBERTO ECO AT THE UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS IN NEW YORK ON “AGAINST THE LOSS OF MEMORY” (October 21, 2013)

LECTURE BY PROF. UMBERTO ECO AT THE UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS IN NEW YORK ON Sorgente: LECTURE BY PROF. UMBERTO ECO AT THE UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS IN NEW YORK ON “AGAINST THE LOSS OF MEMORY” (October 21, 2013)

Over 80 Groups Want Russia Off The UN Human Rights Council, There’s Just One Problem

More than 80 human rights groups and other related non-governmental organizations have called on the United Nations to drop Russia from the U.N. Human Rights Council over its military campaign in Syria.The groups, which include Human Rights Watch, CARE International, and Refugees International, signed an appeal that was launched ahead of the upcoming elections to fillContinua a leggere “Over 80 Groups Want Russia Off The UN Human Rights Council, There’s Just One Problem”

UN: Shameful pandering to Saudi Arabia over children killed in Yemen conflict | Amnesty International

The credibility of the United Nations is on the line after it shamefully caved in to pressure to remove the Saudi Arabia-led military coalition from a blacklist of states and armed groups that violate children’s rights in conflict, Amnesty International said today. Sorgente: UN: Shameful pandering to Saudi Arabia over children killed in Yemen conflictContinua a leggere “UN: Shameful pandering to Saudi Arabia over children killed in Yemen conflict | Amnesty International”