Saturday July 11, 2020 05:41

THE UNITED NATIONS Press Releases

United Nations Global Compact And Russell Reynolds Associates Study Identifies Characteristics Of General—16 Jun 20

- First-of-its-kind report defines the unique characteristics possessed by sustainable business leaders and urges a radical re-think on how C-suite and board leaders are selected The United Nations Global Compact today launched the "Leadership for the

The United Nations Organization acknowledges STIEBEL ELTRON'S commitment to climate General—15 Jun 20

The United Nations have sent a thank-you letter to STIEBEL ELTRON in Germany after the company displayed its on-going commitment to climate protection together with more than 67 companies from all sectors of the economy. The commitment to climate

championing diversity and inclusion for the LGBTI community Events—12 Jun 20

Sansiri announced today that it has become the first Thai company to commit to greater LGBTI rights by signing up to the United Nations Global Standards of Conduct for Business to tackle discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and

Alex Rendell named UN Environment Programme Goodwill Ambassador for General—05 Jun 20

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today announced Alex Rendell as a National Goodwill Ambassador for Thailand. Alex is an actor and co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Environmental Education Center (EEC), an organization that

COVID-19 pandemic may give Asia-Pacific’s oceans a chance to recover, highlights new UN General—13 May 20

The well-being of oceans in the Asia-Pacific region are edging closer to a tipping point due to the unprecedented pace of marine pollution, overfishing and climate change in recent years. However, a new report released today by the United Nations

Global Online Retailer SHEIN Announces SHEIN TOGETHER Featuring Headlining Performances By Katy General—05 May 20

A Virtual Event To Benefit The COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund For WHO Powered By The United Nations Foundation Global industry-leading e-retailer SHEIN announces the brand's first-ever digital entertainment festival, SHEIN Together, on May 9, 2020.

Tencent and United Nations announce global partnership to hold thousands of conversations online IT—01 Apr 20

Tencent (00700.HK) and the United Nations (UN) today announced a new and innovative global partnership for the UN's 75th anniversary, which will host thousands of online conversations through VooV Meeting (international version of Tencent Meeting),

KBank becomes the first and only Thai bank to be a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Events—31 Mar 20

Determined to conduct business on the foundation of a Bank of Sustainability, KASIKORNBANK (KBank) has become a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Banking of the United Nations Environmental Program Finance Initiative, or UNEP FI. It is the

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) continues to provide inspiration under the Tiger General—17 Mar 20

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) continues to provide inspiration under the Tiger Project to present the story about preserving the abundance of the forest and the coexistence of humans and wildlife in the forest. This is being designed

UOB investment arms sign up to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Stcoks—06 Jan 20

- UOB Asset Management, UOB Venture Management and UOB Global Capital affirm their commitment to pursue responsible investments United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) today announced that its investment management subsidiaries, namely UOB Asset Management

Trade in Asia-Pacific declines for the first time since 2009, highlights UN regional arm Region Events—18 Dec 19

Asia-Pacific economies may see positive trade growth in 2020 but are still facing downside risks from the adverse impacts of the United States – China trade tensions, two new trade briefs by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for

US$136,000 Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support Extends Nomination Deadline General—17 Dec 19

The Big Heart Foundation organizes the award in collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) The US$136,000 Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support (SIARA), granted to local institutions undertaking

DDPM joins MFA and UNOCHA host the Asia Pacific Region Emergency Response Exercise 2019 Improving General—16 Dec 19

On 15 December B.E. 2562 (2019), Chiang Mai province, Thailand. Ministry of Interior- by the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation- in cooperation with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs' Regional Office for

Asia-Pacific becomes largest destination and source of foreign direct Stcoks—04 Dec 19

For the first time, the Asia-Pacific region has become the largest destination and source of foreign direct investment (FDI) globally, according to a new report launched by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

UAE Wins Membership on the UNESCO#s Executive Board General—22 Nov 19

The United Arab Emirates announced that the country won a seat on the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization for the tenure 2019-2023. This marks the fourth time that the UAE has won a seat at one of

UN committee opens with call for strengthened regional tax cooperation in Stcoks—06 Nov 19

The Second Session of the Committee on Macroeconomic Policy, Poverty Reduction and Financing for Development opened today at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) with high-level officials underscoring the

Press Conference by the United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres, 3 November 2019, General—04 Nov 19

The United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres, will hold a press conference following the 10th ASEAN-UN summit on Sunday 3rd November. The briefing is scheduled to take place directly after the summit at 15:00 in Media Holding Room at the

UN Climate Finance Sustainable Investing Conference 2019 examines 6 topics oriented towards SDGs Events—30 Oct 19

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), in partnership with the World Green Organisation (WGO), organized the "UN Climate Finance & Sustainable Investing Conference 2019" from 17th to 18th October, 2019

Photo Release: TAT together with Expedia Group and UNESCO launch Sustainable Tourism Lifestyle—28 Oct 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with the Expedia Group and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), are launching a global sustainable tourism initiative, The UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge (the

The UAE Calls for Innovative Ideas in Finding Solutions to Global Food Security General—24 Oct 19

UAE Minister for State for Food Security reveals the country's plans to address global food security challenges through the "FoodTech Challenge" On the occasion of World Food Day, marked at the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome,

Thai Union Ranked No. 1 on Inaugural Seafood Stewardship Index for Contribution to UN Sustainable Events—24 Oct 19

Thai Union Group PCL has been ranked number one on the inaugural Seafood Stewardship Index (SSI), which assessed the contribution of the world's 30 largest seafood companies to the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Thai Union

Xinhua Silk Road: Central China#s Chenzhou holds conference to foster national innovation General—09 Oct 19

Chenzhou City in central China's Hunan Province recently held a conference to boost the construction of the national innovation demonstration zone for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development of the United Nations in the city. Approved

The Thai Contractors Association enters its 10th decade of services with its positive outlook of Events—01 Oct 19

The Thai Contractors Association under H.M. the King's Patronage celebrates the 90th anniversary of its contributions to the holistic development of the construction industry of Thailand. The association organises the seminar entitled "Future

Thailand and Germany push global knowledge exchange to rethink Circular Stcoks—01 Oct 19

The Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in collaboration with the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) organised the "Reduce! Rethinking the Circular Economy: A global knowledge exchange on Sustainable Development

The Thai Contractors Association enters its 10th decade of services with its positive outlook of Events—30 Sep 19

The Thai Contractors Association enters its 10th decade of services with its positive outlook of the Thai construction industry Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations Aiming to develop human resources' potential, governmental

Kaneka Americas Holding, Inc. to sponsor the SDG Business Forum at the United Nations Headquarters General—25 Sep 19

Kaneka Americas Holding, Inc. is proud to announce that it will be one of only five sponsors of the 4th SDG Business Forum* taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on September 25th, 2019. The Business Forum provides a unique

พิธีลงนามบันทึกความเข้าใจ (MOU) ระหว่างสำนักงานเศรษฐกิจการคลังและ UNICEF ทั่วไป—19 Sep 19

นายลวรณ แสงสนิท ผู้อำนวยการสำนักงานเศรษฐกิจการคลัง เปิดเผยว่า ในวันที่ 19 กันยายน 2562 สำนักงานเศรษฐกิจการคลัง (สศค.) ได้มีการลงนามบันทึกความเข้าใจ (Memorandum of Understanding : MOU) ระหว่าง สศค. และองค์การทุนเพื่อเด็กแห่งสหประชาชาติ (The United Nations

A KILO OF KINDNESS IN HUA HIN General—17 Sep 19

Now in its fifth year, the 'Kilo of Kindness' campaign which honours the United Nations International Day of Charity. As a part of Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts, Moevenpick Asara Resort & Spa Hua Hin called on guests and hotel team members to

Ontario Teachers# congratulates COO Rosemarie McClean on being appointed CEO of the United Nations Stcoks—27 Aug 19

Ron Mock, President and CEO of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers') today announced that Rosemarie McClean, Chief Operating Officer, Enterprise Operations, is leaving at the end of 2019 to become CEO of the United Nations Joint Staff

Movenpick Hotels Resorts Launches Its 2019 #Kilo of Kindness - Charity Campaign Sends out Global General—26 Aug 19

Movenpick Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok is lending a hand to people in need with the launch of its 2019 'Kilo of Kindness' global charity campaign. Now in its fifth year, the 'Kilo of Kindness' campaign which honours the United Nations International Day of