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United Nations Tag Archive

Scientists urge for a biodiversity ‘safety net’

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Newcastle professor Phillip McGowan on board to assess new UN Biodiversity goals....

UN Climate Summit postponed: coronavirus vs climate change?

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The UNFCCC has postponed COP26, the global climate summit due to be held in Glasgow. They state: “In light of the ongoing, worldwide effects of COVID-19, holding an ambitious,...

University ranked 11th in world for Sustainable Development Goals performance

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It has climbed 12 places since last year in recognition of its impact on society & leadership in sustainable development....

The WHO Press Conference: 15th April 2020

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Lorcan Flahive attends the WHO Press Conference...

IWD2020: The ongoing fight for equality

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Emma McCartney shares how far feminism has to go on International Women's Day...

UK sacks UN Climate Conference President

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Lily Holbrook reports on the Prime Minister's decision to fire the president of the climate summit in Glasgow later this year...

UN climate change report: a global warning

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Lily Holbrook dissects the recent climate change report released by the UN. ...

North of Tyne to introduce UN-accredited climate change teachers: opinion

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If Driscoll has serious concerns about the impact of climate change on the North East, he ought to do more than tell primary school children off for asking Mum for a lift to...

Newcastle poverty shows North-South health divide

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Speaking at the Gateshead Council’s Families Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Professor of Urban Design for Health Tim Townshend argued that there are location-related...

¡Vete! Hands off Venezuela

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As the situation in Venezuela deteriorates, our writers ask if foreign intervention is necessary, and consider what could be done...