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Israel: Ensure Equal COVID-19 Vaccine Access To Palestinians – UN Independent Experts

Published: Fri 15 Jan 2021 09:15 AM
“In this early stage of the worldwide inoculation programme, Israel has delivered the vaccines to a higher percentage of its citizens than any other country”, said Special Rapporteurs Michael Lynk and Tlaleng Mofokeng. While noting that Israel has ... Read more...

2020, One Of Three Warmest Years On Record: World Meteorological Organization

Published: Fri 15 Jan 2021 07:36 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic was not the only long-term crisis the world will remember from 2020. In terms of climate change, the year was also one of the three warmest on record, and rivalled 2016 for the top spot, the UN weather agency said on Wednesday. ... Read more...

Step Up Action And Adapt To 'New Climate Reality', UN Environment Report Urges

Published: Fri 15 Jan 2021 07:31 AM
Though countries have made progress in planning for climate change adaptation, there are significant financing shortfalls in getting them to the stage where they provide real protection against droughts, floods and rising sea levels, a new UN environment ... Read more...

Comment By UN Human Rights Office Spokesperson Marta Hurtado On Venezuela

Published: Fri 15 Jan 2021 07:21 AM
Geneva, 14 January 2021 “We are deeply concerned by continuous and increasing attacks in Venezuela against civil society organizations, human rights defenders and journalists. In the latest incident, on 12 January in Zulia state, military counter-intelligence ... Read more...

Viet Nam: Arrests Send Chilling Message Before Key Party Meeting – UN Experts

Published: Fri 15 Jan 2021 07:18 AM
GENEVA (14 January 2021) – UN human rights experts said today that the heavy sentences handed down against three Vietnamese journalists and human rights defenders, just weeks ahead of a key meeting of the ruling Communist Party, sends a chilling message ... Read more...

Dietary Supplement Ingredient Initiatives Bolster Industry Amid Increased Growth

Published: Fri 15 Jan 2021 07:15 AM
DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences’ newly expanded supplement ingredients portfolio for plant-based solutions help supplement manufacturers diversify their offerings and align to consumer trends WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 14, 2021 – Consumers ... Read more...

Israel/OPT: UN Experts Call On Israel To Ensure Equal Access To COVID-19 Vaccines For Palestinians

Published: Fri 15 Jan 2021 07:06 AM
GENEVA (14 January 2021) – UN human rights experts* today called on Israel, the occupying power, to ensure swift and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for the Palestinian people under occupation. “Israel’s roll-out of its vaccination programme ... Read more...

Turkey: Targeted Support, Sustainable Macroeconomic Policy And Structural Reforms Will Strengthen The COVID-19 Recovery

Published: Fri 15 Jan 2021 07:02 AM
The COVID-19 crisis has hit Turkey’s people and economy hard, accentuating pre-existing challenges such as the low share of workers in formal employment and obstacles to firm expansion. Well-designed support to households and firms that is aligned with ... Read more...

Ahead Of EU Commission Inquiry, Report Slams EU’s Best-Funded Agency For Repeatedly Violating International And EU Laws

Published: Fri 15 Jan 2021 06:59 AM
14 January 2021 Today, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor published a new report that documents and analyses the involvement of Frontex in Greece's illegal pushbacks of migrants and asylum seekers to Turkish waters and the various violations of International ... Read more...

Australian Horticulture Grower Reduces Bird Presence By Up To 90%

Published: Fri 15 Jan 2021 06:53 AM
Gazzola Farms installed the laser bird deterrent in 2018, and a few months later, decreased bird presence by up to 90%. Delft, the Netherlands, January 14th, 2020 - Gazzola Farms located in Melbourne, Australia, deployed the laser bird deterrent ... Read more...
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