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Dodd also holds New Zealand citizenship and started his aviation career at the listed company Auckland International Airport Limited, which runs New Zealand’s busiest airport. (...) He was also the Chairman of each of China Nanshan Development (Group) Incorporation and Silk Road E-Merchants Company Limited, and the Vice-Chairman of China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited and the Managing Director of China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited.  (...) Renou has gained extensive experience during his tenure with the company, focusing on cost efficiency, streamlining operations, procurement and logistics solutions.
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Score: 407841.5 - https://sdgs.un.org/events/for...ng-sustainable-transport-34332
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Page 11 of 15 √ Yes No If Yes, what areas do these technical/scientific activities focus on: √ Forest inventory systems Low-impact logging or other harvesting techniques Wood production for energy √ Wood processing technology √ Waste reduction and recycling Other, please list below: Are these programs directed at: Forest owners Timber companies/forest products industry √ State agencies √ Local communities Indigenous communities NGOs General public Since 2007, has funding for forest-related science and research increased?
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Score: 151243.46 - https://www.un.org/esa/forests...k-pdf-manager/165_ETHIOPIA.PDF
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Colourful Giggles Nutrition (Nigeria) - A ready-to-eat cereal company meant to tackle malnutrition and hidden hunger in Nigeria. (...) Kitkit School by Enuma (Kenya, United Republic of Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, and Bangladesh) - Kitkit School, a winner of the Global Learning XPRIZE, is a proven tablet-based application that engages and empowers ALL children to master foundational literacy and numeracy skills, regardless of their abilities and circumstance. Kitovu Technology Company (Nigeria) - Kitovu is a social enterprise that uses data to eliminate guesswork and supply chain inefficiencies in African agriculture to enable smallholder farmers to make more money off their farms. Lejan Energy LTD (Kenya) - A renewable energy company recycling biomass waste into biomass briquettes which are of high calorific value, economical, 100% eco-friendly for use by factories and institutions reducing carbon emission and deforestation.
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Score: 259466.46 - https://sdgs.un.org/tfm/STIForum2021
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The timber sector in Eastern Europe was not as severely affected as other industries because larger companies were able to continue operations and employment even though supply chains were disrupted (FAO and UNECE 2021). (...) The whole situation caused lower revenues for forest companies, owners and managers. Some countries reported the need for external funding, such as bank loans, to cope with difficult economic conditions. (...) Bern University of Applied Sciences | School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL Page 16 • The market situation described above caused lower financial revenues for forest companies, owners and managers (from timber sale). • As regards expenditures, the procurement of protective equipment (face masks, disinfection) for employees increased costs for forest companies. • As a consequence, forest companies, owners and managers utilized to larger extent other, external sources of funding, such as bank loans, to cope with difficult economic conditions.
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Score: 392833.35 - https://www.un.org/esa/forests...-Covid19-East-Europe-final.pdf
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We see it also closer to home, in my own country where workers are replaced by so-called seasonal labour-migrants, or Finland were one of the leading companies refused to recognise the right of collective bargaining.
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Score: 341335.06 - https://www.un.org/esa/forests...-HLRT-Workers-Trade-Unions.pdf
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Generally, COVID-19 impacted on the operations of the forest sector (logging and processing companies, small and medium scale forest-based enterprises, employment and livelihoods of forest fringe communities, Indigenous People, migrant workers, NTFPs collectors and traders).
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Score: 111266.11 - https://www.un.org/esa/forests...-MGs-Dec2021-Summary-final.pdf
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Rohingya | Myanmar Related Stories ‘Comprehensive’ solution needed to end mass displacement of Rohingya UN and partners appeal for $920 million to meet ‘dire needs’ of Rohingya refugees Response plan launched to support 1.4 million Rohingya and Bangladeshis News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue More than half a million Rohingya in Bangladesh get ID cards for first time: UN refugee agency 9 August 2019 Humanitarian Aid More than 500,000 Rohingya refugees who fled a brutal crackdown in Myanmar two years ago, have received identification cards that the UN insisted on Friday were critical to safeguarding their right to return home. Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military, independent UN experts claim in new report   5 August 2019 Human Rights Money earned by the Myanmar military from international and domestic business deals, “substantially enhances its ability to carry out gross violations of human rights with impunity” according to a report released on Monday by an independent United Nations group looking into military-business ties in the South East Asian country. 
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Score: 304845.92 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/08/1044321
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"Action is needed to end Internet shutdowns, incl. through more reporting of impacts & more transparency by involved companies," says @mbachelet in new report. https://t.co/e3GpJyRJ9K pic.twitter.com/Tv6TPKnAa1 — UN Human Rights (@UNHumanRights) June 23, 2022 Alarm bells “When you see a shutdown happen, it's time to start worrying about human rights”, said Peggy Hicks, Director of the Thematic Engagement,  Special Procedures and Right to Development Division, at the UN human rights office ( OHCHR ). (...) In denial Many States refuse to acknowledge interfering in communications  or putting pressure on telecom companies to prevent them from sharing information. (...) The report also encourages companies to share information on disruptions and ensure that they take all possible lawful measures to prevent shutdowns they have been asked to implement.
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Score: 482847.6 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2022/06/1121242
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Artificial intelligence can help halve road deaths by 2030  | | UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search the United Nations Search Advanced Search Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv   Subscribe Audio Hub Artificial intelligence can help halve road deaths by 2030  Unsplash/David von Diemar Car companies like Tesla are increasingly using AI to control vehicles. 7 October 2021 UN Affairs ​Countries and investors need to step up the development and use of artificial intelligence (AI) to keep roads safe for everyone, three UN Special Envoys said on Thursday, leading a new  AI for Road Safety  initiative. 
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Score: 341330 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/10/1102522
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