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Know United Kingdom 5 Steps to Beat Plastic Pollution

London (ABC Live): Beat Plastic Pollution :We’re only two months into 2018, but this year has already seen a number of concrete steps to combat plastic pollution in the United Kingdom. Changing public opinion, along with new restrictions on sending plastics to China (which previously took in 66 per cent of the UK’s plastic waste), have forced businesses and government …

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World Day of Social Justice Reminds Fair Labour Migration

New York (ABC Live): World Day of Social Justice :Many migrant workers end up trapped in low-pay, unsafe and unhealthy jobs, the head of the United Nations labour agency warned Monday, calling for the adoption of fair labour migration governance frameworks at the global, regional and national levels. “Most migration today is linked, directly or indirectly, to the search for …

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Tax Evasion Badly Affects Sustainable Development Goals

New York (ABC Live): Tax Evasion  :Countries need to strengthen the effectiveness of their tax regimes to unleash much-needed domestic resources to ensure the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as the promotion of inclusive economic growth, United Nations and as key international economic and financial organizations have urged. At a three-day conference, from 14-16 February, held …

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Korean Nuclear Crisis Affects Global Security: UN Chief

New York (ABC Live): Korean Nuclear Crisis : A nuclear threat on the Korean Peninsula and a quagmire in the Middle East are “two qualitative changes” that further eroded global security over the past year, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told an annual conference on international security policy in Munich, Germany. “Conflicts are becoming more and more interrelated and more …

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Russia Asks YouTube and Instagram to Delete Navalny Video

Moscow (ABC Live): Navalny Video : Russia has asked Social Media Websites like YouTube and Instagram to delete the videos showing a senior government official cavorting on a yacht with an oligarch once close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Alexey Navalny, Alexei Anatolievich Navalny is a Russian lawyer and political activist has  posted a video Thursday on YouTube describing his …

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Know the UN Convention on Discrimination Against Women

New Delhi (ABC Live): Discrimination Against Women : The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), adopted in 1979 by the UN General Assembly, is often described as an international bill of rights for women.  Consisting of a preamble and 30 articles, it defines what constitutes discrimination against women and sets up an agenda for …

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Trump Calls Congress to Pass $1.5 trillion Infrastructure Legislation

Washington (ABC Live): Infrastructure Legislation : A Nation’s infrastructure is a measure of its greatness. It affects everyone’s quality of life and ability to succeed. That is why President Donald J. Trump unveiled a plan this week calling on Congress to pass legislation giving Americans a network of vital infrastructure that will make them proud, strong, and safe. The President …

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UN Confirms 5000 Child Soldiers Released in 2017

New York (ABC Live):Child Soldiers : The global commitment to end the use of children in armed conflict led to the release and reintegration of more than 5,000 children in 2017, but tens of thousands of boys and girls are still being recruited, kidnapped, and forced to fight or work for military groups or armed forces at “alarming rates,” according …

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UN Condemns Maldives Supreme Court Judges Arrest

New York (ABC Live): Maldives Supreme Court Judges Arrest  :Denouncing the detention of two Supreme Court judges in the Maldives, United Nations human rights experts warned that the independence of the judiciary is under “serious threat” in the country, as is the principle of separation of powers between the State and the courts. “It is clear that the rule of …

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Resource Experts Call for Sustainable Urban Infrastructure

Goa (ABC Live): Sustainable Urban Infrastructure : As urban areas around the world continue to grow, cities are placing an increasingly heavy burden on our environment. Policymakers should therefore treat resource efficiency as equal in importance to climate policy if they want to move towards a sustainable future, according to a new report from the International Resource Panel. The Weight …

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