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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 “Human Development for Everyone”
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

24 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — According to the Human Development Report 2016, a quarter-century of impressive human development progress continues to leave many people behind, with systemic, often unmeasured, barriers to catching up.

Created on 2017-03-24 16:34:00
3 A UNICEF Movement Reawakens
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

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
4 Children at Risk in South Sudan
( UN Main Bodies )

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30 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — UN Secretary-General António Guterres on April 10 designated Nobel Peace Laureate Malala Yousafzai as UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education making her the youngest ever to carry the title.

Created on 2017-03-30 16:31:00
5 First-Ever Arms Treaty Passed At UN
( UN Main Bodies )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

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
6 Future Global Economic Growth Signals The End Of Extreme Poverty
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

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
7 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
8 Venezuela's Chavez Pronounced Dead At 58
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

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
9 “SOCCKET” Brings Power To The People
( Global Development )

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28 June 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz -Soccer balls bounce. They carom off of feet, heads, and goalposts, they crash into walls and cars, roll down alleys and into hous...

Created on 2012-06-28 14:23:00
10 “Women’s Economic Empowerment”
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

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28 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Commission on the Status of Women concluded its sixty-first session with the approval of a sweeping set of Agreed Conclusions, which the top-ranking UN gender official said would help ensure that “work works for women.”

Created on 2017-03-28 18:05:00
11 100 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
12 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
13 69th General Assembly Coverage
( INACTIVE )
Created on 2014-09-21 19:54:03
14 Addressing Climate Change to Help Development
( UN Main Bodies )

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24 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — Addressing a General Assembly High-Level action event aimed at invigorating political momentum on climate change, Secretary-General António Guterres underlined that human activity is causing dangerous global warming, and stressed that “we are dealing with scientific facts, not politics...

Created on 2017-03-24 17:08:00
15 Ahead of G20 Meeting, Officials Express Concern over Rising Inequality
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

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
16 Aided By UN Staff, Malian Refugees Prepare To Vote In Sunday’s Election
( Global Development )

Photo by: UN Photo / Blagoje Grujic

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
17 American Election To Be Felt Around The World
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

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
18 Appeal for Food for Lake Chad Crisis
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

12 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), José Graziano da Silva, made an urgent appeal for a combination of immediate food assistance and food production support in addressing the hunger crisis in the strife-torn Lake Chad Basin.

Created on 2017-04-12 21:25:41
19 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
20 Australia Dramatically Expands Marine Protection
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

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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

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