TerraViva-United Nations, September 8, 2015

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TV1Opinion: Promoting Culture of Peace Through Dialogue – Part One
Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury

This week, for the fourth time in a row, the annual gathering of the apex intergovernmental body of the United Nation deliberating on peace and non-violence will take place at the U.N. headquarters in New York. Photo Courtesy of Ambassador Chowdhury President of the ongoing 69th session of … MORE > >

 

World Running Out of Time to Save Oceanstv2
Thalif Deen

The united nations is posting a new environmental warning: the world is running out of time to prevent the gradual degradation of the world’s oceans and the widespread destruction of marine life. In its first comprehensive assessment on the state of the oceans, the united nations says delays in … MORE > >

 

tv3Opinion: Short-Term Goals are the Key to an Effective Climate Treaty
Andreas Sieber

Less than 100 days before the U.N. climate change conference (COP21) in paris in December, there are now only few who believe that the conference will not produce a treaty. But for most countries involved, this is rarely the question. Andreas Sieber The key concern at this stage is: will a … MORE > >

 

Investigators Dismiss Mexican Government’s Official Story on Missing Studentstv4
Kanya D’Almeida

A group of independent investigators has roundly dismissed the Mexican government’s claims that the 43 students who went missing in the southwestern city of Iguala last fall were burned to ashes in a garbage dump, reigniting an international outcry against the disappearance and heaping pressure on … MORE > >

 

tv5Opinion: Paris Will Be Make or Break for the Planet
Renee Juliene Karunungan

December 2015 will define the course of humanity’s survival at the crunch U.N. climate conference in Paris, known in technical jargon as the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21). COPs are annual meeting of countries mandated by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change … MORE > >