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Daily Archives: September 12, 2017

OHCHR Condemns Myanmar Ethnic Cleansing Move

New York (ABC Live): Myanmar Ethnic Cleansing : The United Nations human rights chief today lashed out at the treatment of the Rohingya in Myanmar which has led to more than 300,000 people fleeing to Bangladesh in the past three weeks, as security forces and local militia reportedly burn villages and shoot civilians. “The situation seems a textbook example of ethnic …

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IAEA Alerts on North Korea Nuclear Programme

New York (ABC Live): North Korea Nuclear Programme : Noting signs suggesting that a nuclear plant in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) could be operating, the head of the United Nations atomic agency called on the country’s leadership to comply fully with its obligations under Security Council resolutions. “There were indications at the Yongbyon Experimental Nuclear Power Plant suggesting …

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UNSC Imposes Strict Sanctions on North Korea

New York (ABC Live):Norh Korea :The Security Council today unanimously agreed to impose tighter sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK),Norh Korea imposing limits on oil exports, banning the country’s textile imports and access to gas liquids, and more closely inspecting cargo ships going in and out of its ports. In the approved text, the 15-member Council seeks …

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UNFCCC Identifying Policy for Effective Climate Technologies

New Delhi (ABC Live): UNFCCC : UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee: This month, international experts will meet in Bonn, Germany, to identify policies that can support countries in accelerating the deployment of technologies for reducing greenhouse gases and adapting to climate change – from LED Lighting to climate-smart agriculture. Once identified, the policies will be presented to governments d uring the UN …

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IPCC Agrees on IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

New Delhi (ABC Live): IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has agreed the outline of its next comprehensive scientific assessment of climate change, the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). At a Session of the Panel in Montreal, Canada, the IPCC agreed the outlines of the three working group contributions to AR6, which will all be …

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