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Earl Gregg Swem Library

VigiAccess

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Health/Medical,United Nations

http://www.vigiaccess.org/

This database allows you to browse and view data on suspected side-effects from various medicinal products (also known as adverse drug reactions.  From the World Health Organization

 

Draft Doha Declaration on Integrating Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice into the Wider United Nations Agenda to Address Social and Economic Challenges …

Categories: Crime/Justice,United Nations

http://www.unodc.org/documents/congress//Documentation/ACONF222_L6_e_V1502120.pdf

Stresses the commitment of member states to implement comprehensive crime prevention and criminal justice strategies to strengthen the link between the rule of law and sustainable development.  Outcome of the 13th Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.  From the UN Office on Drugs and Crime

 

EFA Global Monitoring Report: Education for All 2000-2015: Achievements and Challenges

Categories: Children,Education,United Nations

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0023/002322/232205e.pdf

Assesses global progress toward the achievement of six education goals as part of the Millennium Development Goals.  Only one-third of countries have reached all the education goals.  From UNESCO

 

Fragmented Lives: Humanitarian Overview

Categories: Arab,Civil/Human Rights,Israel,Middle East Conflict,United Nations

http://www.ochaopt.org/documents/ocha_opt_fragmented_lives_annual_report_2012_05_29_english.pdf

Latest report on the humanitarian situation in the occupied Palestinian territory.  From the United Nations

 

Telecoms Firms Lead WIPO International Patent Filings

Categories: Copyright/Patents,Science/Technology,United Nations

http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2015/article_0004.html

A report on international patent filing in 2014 when China and the U.S. accounted for 87% of the growth in filings.  From the World Intellectual Property Organization

 

Fact Sheet: U.S. Reports its 2025 Emissions Target to the UNFCC

Categories: Climate Change,Energy,Environment,Laws/Regulations,United Nations

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/03/31/fact-sheet-us-reports-its-2025-emissions-target-unfccc

Describes the U.S. plan for reducing greenhouse gas emissions as presented to the UN and the previous actions of the Obama administration to assist in meeting the target.  From the White House

 

INDCs as Communicated by Parties

Categories: Climate Change,Environment,United Nations

http://www4.unfccc.int/submissions/indc/Submission%20Pages/submissions.aspx

Website which contains the plans submitted to the UN by various nations (and the European Commission) spelling out their goals for reducing greenhouse gas pollution.  From the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

 

United States Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC ) [Commitment to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions]

Categories: Climate Change,Energy,Environment,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,United Nations

http://www4.unfccc.int/submissions/INDC/Published%20Documents/United%20States%20of%20America/1/U.S.%20Cover%20Note%20INDC%20and%20Accompanying%20Information.pdf

Describes the formal U.S. plan, presented to the United Nations, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28% below its 2005 level by 2025.  From the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

 

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