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Polluted environments kill 1.7 million children each year, UN health agency reports

6 March 2017 (UN) – Unhealthy environments are responsible for one-quarter of young child deaths, according to two new reports from the United Nations health agency, which reviewed the threats from pollutants such as second-hand smoke, UV radiation, unsafe water and e-waste. According to the latest information, polluted environments take the lives of 1.7 million […]

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Polluted environments kill 1.7 million children each year, UN health agency reports

6 March 2017 (UN) – Unhealthy environments are responsible for one-quarter of young child deaths, according to two new reports from the United Nations health agency, which reviewed the threats from pollutants such as second-hand smoke, UV radiation, unsafe water and e-waste. According to the latest information, polluted environments take the lives of 1.7 million […]

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Restoring Trust in Politics, Institutions Key to Resolving Global Conflicts, Secretary-General Tells World Government Summit

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’s remarks to the World Government Summit and the subsequent question-and-answer session, in Dubai: It’s an enormous pleasure and an enormous honour to be here.  I am very grateful to your Highness [Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum] for your very kind invitation. If one looks at today’s governance problems […]

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Restoring Trust in Politics, Institutions Key to Resolving Global Conflicts, Secretary-General Tells World Government Summit

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’s remarks to the World Government Summit and the subsequent question-and-answer session, in Dubai: It’s an enormous pleasure and an enormous honour to be here.  I am very grateful to your Highness [Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum] for your very kind invitation. If one looks at today’s governance problems […]