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UN Agency Plan Tackles Hidden Cost of Gold

From smartphones to wedding rings, the hidden cost of everyday gold is its threat to human and environmental health, according to a new United Nations-driven initiative launched on Monday that aims to tackle mercury-based mining methods.

SOP newswire3UN Condemns Inter-Religious Violence In Nigeria - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today appealed for maximum restraint after inter-religious violence in the central Nigerian city of Jos has reportedly left over 200 people dead.
Sean BeelzebulThe Arctic Seed Vault Preservation of the Future - The Arctic Seed Vault is an ingenious plan to preserve our environment, not proof of the end times. Rather, it is a step towards preventing the end times.
SOP newswire3One Week After Haiti Quake UN Photographer Rescues Survivor - Little did Logan Abassi, a United Nations photographer, imagine that he would help to save a life when he hit the streets of the Haitian capital to capture images of looters.
SOP newswire2 Adnan Oktar to Assist in the Release Gilad Shalit - Joining them will be Noam Shalit, the father of abducted Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, who is expected to ask for Oktar's assistance in securing the release of his son.
SOP newswire3Robert Gates Presses For US-Indian Cooperation - Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today emphasized the opportunity and the need for closer defense cooperation between the United States and India.
SOP newswire3Robert Gates: Military Demonstrates Unmatched Abilities In Haiti - The U.S. military is demonstrating in Haiti its unparalleled capability in dealing with humanitarian disasters, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today.
SOP newswire3UN Chief Ban Optimistic About Progress On Disarmament - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today voiced optimism that 2010 will be a historic year " for progress on disarmament and non-proliferation goals.
SOP newswire3Security Council Approves 3,500 More Peacekeepers For Haiti - The Security Council backed Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon`s call to increase the overall force levels of the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti to support the immediate recovery.
SOP newswire2What Women Want - Mamta Bhandari is a cashier at Uttam Nagar's Sharma Gas, one of Delhi's largest gas agencies.
SOP newswire3UN Chief Ban Calls For More Peacekeepers To Be Sent To Haiti - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for an additional 3,500 United Nations troops and police officers to be deployed to Haiti.
SOP newswire3UN Chief Ban Vows Support For Quake Victims - Today, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today pledged the United Nations' support for the victims of the disaster.
SOP newswire3UN Condemns Militant Attacks In Kabul - The UN strongly condemned this morning`s coordinated deadly attacks, for which the Taliban have claimed responsibility, in the capital, Kabul, decrying the militants` staggering disregard " for civilians.
SOP newswire3UN: Rescuers Still Finding Survivors In Haiti - Search-and-rescue teams from around the world continue to work around the clock to pull survivors out of the rubble in the wake of Tuesday's devastating earthquake in Haiti.
SOP newswire3UN Urges Ugandan Government To Do Away With Anti-Homosexuality Bill - The UN urged the Ugandan Government to do away with a draft bill that would prohibit homosexual relations and contains provisions for punishing people alleged to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered.
SOP newswire3UN Seeks $560 Million For Haiti Relief Efforts - The United Nations and its partners today appealed for $562 million to help the victims of the earthquake which struck Haiti earlier this week.
SOP newswire3UN Chief Ban To Travel To Haiti - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will travel on Sunday to Haiti, which was devastated by a massive earthquake earlier this week.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)Terrorism Springs Up in Afghanistan 'Oh Yeah', and Dozens of Other Places - We're in Afghanistan because the Afghans love and admire us, right?
SOP newswire3UN Officials Give Eyewitness Accounts Of Earthquake In Haiti - UN Offiicals give eyewitness accounts of the moment the devastating earthquake in Haiti hit.
SOP newswire3UN Chief Ban Happy With Global Response To Haiti Earthquake - The international community`s outpouring of support to assist victims of this week`s devastating earthquake in Haiti is encouraging, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today.
SOP newswire3UN General Assembly Pledges Support For Haiti - The UN General Assembly and the Security Council observed a minute of silence today as they stood in solidarity with the countless earthquake victims in Haiti.
SOP newswire3UN Envoy Bill Clinton Hopeful For Haitian Recovery - Bill Clinton, expressed confidence today that the impoverished Caribbean nation can still secure a brighter future.
SOP newswire3US Military Prepares For Broader Haiti Relief Mission - The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is headed toward earthquake-devastated Haiti and is scheduled to arrive tomorrow to provide airlift support for the disaster-response mission,
SOP newswire3UN: 2009 Deadliest Year For Afghan Civilians - New statistics released by the United Nations today showed that 2009 was the deadliest year yet for civilians in Afghanistan, with 2,412 casualties recorded.
SOP newswire3UN Rushing Aid To Haiti - The United Nations is mobilizing its resources in the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti yesterday, sending its experts and supplies to the Caribbean nation.
SOP newswire3UN Chief Ban Calls On Countries To Help Haiti - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today issued an urgent call to the international community to assist Haiti following yesterday`s catastrophic earthquake.
SOP newswire3UN Chief Ban Talks About Global Challenges - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be travelling to New Haven, Connecticut, on Thursday to take part in a two-day summit of global educators hosted by Yale University.
SOP newswire3UN Chief Ban Encouraged By Political Developments In Guinea - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that he is encouraged " by recent political developments in Guinea.
SOP newswire3Growing Optimism In Afghanistan - Optimism is on the rise in Afghanistan, with 90 percent of Afghans reporting in a new survey that they believe their country is headed in the right direction.
SOP newswire3Petraeus: Aid To Yemen To Double In 2010 - The U.S. counterterrorism approach to Yemen likely will entail doubling the amount of aid there, but does not include deploying American troops, Army Gen. David H. Petraeus said.
SOP newswire3More Fort Hood Soldiers To Be Deployed To Afghanistan - The 4th Infantry Division`s 4th Combat Aviation Brigade will deploy to Afghanistan this summer.
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