Daily Archives: May 28, 2015

Western countries, businesses facing increased terrorism threat: Aon

TerrorismWestern countries, businesses facing increased terrorism threat: Aon Published 29 May 2015 Risk levels are rising in Western economies due to the increased terror threat presented by Islamic extremists, according to the Aon Terrorism and Political Violence Map. The map, launched earlier this week, provides insight for business aiming to reduce risk exposures. Top risks

Helen Clark: Remarks at the UNDP Annual Meeting on the Rule of Law in Crisis and Fragile Situations

28 May 2015 UNDP is very happy to host this Annual Meeting on Rule of Law in Crisis and Fragile Settings once again.   I welcome our guests: Mr. Mohamed Salah Ben Aïssa, Minister of Justice of Tunisia;Mr. Aristide Sokambi, Minister of Justice of Central African Republic;and Mr. Bassam Talhouni, Minister of Justice of Jordan.

At main UN economic and social body, former US President Clinton calls for partnerships to boost health

28 May 2015 – As the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) met to discuss the role of partnerships in achieving the Post-2015 development agenda, the focus fell on the recent response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa and the need to work together to boost capacity in healthcare systems. Martin Sajdik, President

UN and Africa: E-waste in Africa, children in South Sudan and nuclear science and water in Mali

28 May 2015 Listen / Ghana and Nigeria key destinations for shipments of e-waste. Photo: UNEP (file) • Up to 90 per cent of the world’s electronic waste, worth nearly US $19 billion, is illegally traded or dumped each year. That’s according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Ghana and