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1 "Great Green Wall" Sprouting Across Africa
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

17 April 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - 4,300 miles of trees are being planted across the African continent through the participation of 11 countries in a new project designed to counter desertification, spearheaded by African heads of State.

Created on 2013-04-17 04:00:00
2 A UNICEF Movement Reawakens
( World News SSN )

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31 May 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is launching a major global campaign on child survival - "Committing to Child Survival:  Promise Renewed"

Created on 2012-05-31 04:00:00
3 First-Ever Arms Treaty Passed At UN
( UN Main Bodies )

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2 April 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon 'wholeheartedly' welcomed the first-ever treaty to regulate the international sales of arms passed by the United Nations General Assembly

Created on 2013-04-02 04:00:00
4 Future Global Economic Growth Signals The End Of Extreme Poverty
( Global Development )

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9 November 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released an encouraging report on Friday that forecasts a balance of global economic power

Created on 2012-11-09 05:00:00
5 UN Pays Tribute To The Fallen, Not Forgotten
( Global Development )

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29 May 2013, New York, USA | Mathilde Guenegan - Each and every year on May 29th, the United Nations honors its Blue Helmets at the highest level commemorating the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers.

Created on 2013-05-29 04:00:00
6 Venezuela's Chavez Pronounced Dead At 58
( World News SSN )

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5 March 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - In a nationally televised announcement flanked by Venezuela's top political and military officials, Vice President Nicolas Maduro told citizens on Tuesday evening that 'President Hugo Chavez has died'.

Created on 2013-03-05 05:00:00
7 100 Days Until The Start Of The Umoja Pilot Has UN Looking Forward To Harmonised Way Of Business
( UN Main Bodies )

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon today unveiled the clock that counts down to the implementation of UMOJA - a worldwide,...

Created on 2014-05-30 19:55:25
8 3rd International Finance for Development Conference
( Special Coverage 2015 )

13-16 July 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | South-South News - Over thirty heads of state, hundreds of senior government leaders, top UN officials, as well as over a thousand private sector and civil society representatives are meeting in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, to accomplish one not-so-minor feat: create a new global financial architecture to finance sustainable development for the next fifteen years.

Created on 2015-07-17 22:25:53
9 69th General Assembly Coverage
( INACTIVE )
Created on 2014-09-21 19:54:03
10 Ahead of G20 Meeting, Officials Express Concern over Rising Inequality
( Global Development )

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12 August 2013, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor - Rising inequality and higher levels of poverty are an increasing cause of concern for long-term economic growth and political stability, experts and ministers have declared ahead of the upcoming meeting of the G20 Summit in St...

Created on 2013-08-12 20:10:06
11 Aided By UN Staff, Malian Refugees Prepare To Vote In Sunday’s Election
( Global Development )

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9 August 2013, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor - The United Nations has mobilized its personnel to assist Mali's election authorities in reaching distant refugees ahead of Sunday's presidential runoff election.

Created on 2013-08-09 04:00:00
12 American Election To Be Felt Around The World
( Global Development )

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2 November 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - More than most American elections, this one has been primarily about domestic issues.

Created on 2012-11-02 16:29:47
13 Arms Trade Treaty Blocked By Iran, Syria And North Korea, But Other Member States Refuse To Back Down.
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

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29 March 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - 

Created on 2013-03-29 19:25:38
14 Australia Dramatically Expands Marine Protection
( Global Development )

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14 June 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Days before Rio+20 is set to commence, the Australian government made a move demonstrating that its commitment to sustainable development is more than just talk. The Australian government announced that it will establish the world's ...

Created on 2012-06-14 16:49:30
15 Ban Applauds Progress Made In Timor-Leste
( UN Main Bodies )

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15 August 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - After ten years as an independent state, Timor-Leste, a small island nation that shares Timor Island with the Kupang region of Indonesia, is in a state of change. The country peacefully elected a new president earlier this...

Created on 2012-08-15 16:52:39
16 Ban Calls For Full Chemical Weapon Investigation In Syria
( Global Development )

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29 April 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - 

Created on 2013-04-29 18:24:46

17 Ban Calls for Peace and Stability in Gaza
( UN Main Bodies )

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3 February 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - As part of a swing through the Middle East, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stopped in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, where he called for a lifting of the tight trade and travel restrictions that the Palestinian people live under, and a resumption of meaningful peace talks between ...

Created on 2012-02-03 17:59:00
18 Ban Calls On Heads Of State To Make Rio+20 Their Priority
( UN Main Bodies )

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6 June 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon once again addressed the media regarding the discussions leading up to Rio+20 on Wednesday. A mere two weeks before the conference is set to commence, Mr. Ban stressed the vital importance of ...

Created on 2012-06-06 17:09:51
19 Ban Ki-Moon Honours Dag Hammarskjöld On 60th Anniversary Of His Oath To Office Website Section: United Nations
( UN Main Bodies )

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4 October 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - 

Created on 2013-04-10 20:02:30
20 Ban Launches New Oceans Compact
( UN Main Bodies )

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13 August 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the launching of a new initiative designed to protect the world's oceans against climate change. Citing the vital importance of oceans in the global ecosystem, alo...

Created on 2012-08-13 17:33:40

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