News on Climate change

23 May 2016
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York – The world is currently facing its worst refugee crisis since the Second World War, due to conflicts, persecutions and natural disasters intensified by climate change. And tens of millions... Read more
21 March 2016
News
RAKIRAKI, Fiji – One week after Cyclone Winston devastated the island nation of Fiji, Elenoa Adi, age 33, awoke at 4 a.m. to unexpected birth pangs. It was late February, and the baby wasn’t due until April. Her husband... Read more
16 March 2016
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York – “When there is armed conflict, it is often more dangerous to be a woman than a soldier,” said Susana Camarero Benitez, Spain’s Secretary of State for Equality and Social Services, during an... Read more
25 September 2015
News
Los 17 Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible proyectados en la fachada del edificio de las Naciones Unidas antes de la Cumbre de Desarrollo Sostenible.
NACIONES UNIDAS, Nueva York – Hoy los líderes mundiales han aprobado por unanimidad un conjunto histórico de objetivos mundiales con los que se pretende erradicar la pobreza, alcanzar la igualdad de género y garantizar... Read more
24 September 2014
News
Residentes de Kiribati, un país conformado por islas de baja altitud amenazado por el aumento del nivel del mar. Fotografía: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe
NACIONES UNIDAS (Nueva York) – Los líderes mundiales se comprometieron a adoptar medidas decisivas para abordar el cambio climático mundial en la histórica Cumbre sobre el Clima de las Naciones Unidas celebrada ayer.... Read more
4 November 2014
News
PUNJAB PROVINCE, Pakistan – When torrential rains flooded Asma Bibi’s village last month, the pregnant 18 year old was able to reach a rural health centre in the neighbouring Jhang District, where she received basic... Read more
6 June 2014
News
UNFPA assists Balkan flood survivors
SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina / BELGRADE, Serbia – Millions of people across the Balkans are facing the aftermath of the worst natural disaster to hit the region in more than a century. As the waters retreat,... Read more
13 December 2011
News
BANGKOK — Thailand has been experiencing one of its worst flood crises in recent history, with 64 of 77 provinces and more than five million people, about 8 per cent of the population, affected since July 2011.... Read more
7 June 2011
News
To date, research and policy-making on climate change have focused on climate science, technological solutions, and projected impacts to ecosystems and physical infrastructure. An emphasis on people -- the key drivers... Read more
18 August 2010
In the News
Shmyalla Jawad, who is the gender advisor for the Plan International organisation in Pakistan, visited some of these camps in the Layyah district in Southern Punjab. Visiting these camps was a heart wrenching experience... Read more

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