United Nations

Die Vereinten Nationen (VN), englisch United Nations (UN), häufig auch UNO für United Nations Organization (deutsch Organisation der Vereinten Nationen), sind ein zwischenstaatlicher Zusammenschluss von 193 Staaten und als globale internationale Organisation ein uneingeschränkt anerkanntes Völkerrechtssubjekt.Die wichtigsten Aufgaben der Organisation sind gemäß ihrer Charta die Sicherung des Weltfriedens, die Einhaltung des Völkerrechts, der Schutz der Menschenrechte und die Förderung der internationalen Zusammenarbeit. Im Vordergrund stehen außerdem Unterstützung im wirtschaftlichen, sozialen und humanitären Gebiet (siehe auch die Millennium-Entwicklungsziele der UNO).
Artikel zum Thema United Nations
  • Human Rights Day – Stand Up For Someone’s Rights

    … Next week is Human Rights Day. It is observed every year on December 10. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Here’s from the United Nations’s website: “This year, Human Rights Day calls on everyone to stand up for someone’s rights! Many of us…

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  • Int'l Press Review: Doha talks enter critical phase

    …(The Hindu) - As the United Nations climate change conference enters the high level segment, with a ministerial round slated for Wednesday, negotiators are grappling with the impasse over issues of finance and the second period of commitment to the Kyoto Protocol from developed countries including the European Union (EU…

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  • Int'l Press Review: New finance models to address climate change

    …(IBNS) - The World Economic Forum and the United Nations Climate Change secretariat announced on Tuesday the launch of "Momentum for Change: Innovative Financing for Climate-friendly Investment", an initiative that showcases successful public-private financing mechanisms and approaches to support climate change adaption and mitigation activities. ...…

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  • Int'l Press Review: U.N. Climate Talks Promise Little Drama

    …(New York Times) - The last three United Nations climate change summit meetings have been disorderly affairs, marked by brinkmanship, breakdowns and a weary sense that there has to be a better way to address the intensifying challenge of a simmering planet. ...…

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  • Int'l Press Review: Arab Youth Climate Movement launches across more than dozen countries

    …(middle east online) - An Arab Youth Climate Movement calling for a more sustainable future in the region will launch simultaneously across more than a dozen countries in the Middle East and North Africa on 10 November 2012, ahead of the upcoming 18th Conference of the Parties (COP 18) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Doha.…

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  • Int'l Press Review: Qatar ‘keen to save the environment’

    …(Gulf Times) - Hosting the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP18/CMP8) represents an opportunity to show Qatar’s seriousness to protect the environment as outlined in the National Vision 2030, HE Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah, president of COP18/CMP8, has said…

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