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1 As Ukraine Crisis Escalates, WFP Launches Food Aid for Civilians
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

19 February 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Recent spouts of violence in East Ukraine have thrown into question the recently established ceasefire agreement. The fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists has resulted in the deaths of dozens of civilians, in addition to the million displaced by the violence alr...

Created on 2015-02-19 22:43:54
2 Demonstrating the Power of Partnerships: The Potential for Universal Health Care in Kenya
( Poverty & MDGs - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

Dr Stephen Karau, Kenya’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to The United Nations, WTO & Other International Organizations in Geneva, Switzerland. @DrKarau

GENEVA, Jan 30 2017 (IPS) - Even as the global community s...

Created on 2017-01-30 07:05:28
3 Economic Recovery Needed To Enhance Food Security
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

Jomo Kwame Sundaram was the Assistant Secretary-General for Economic and Social Development in the United Nations system during 2005-2015and received the 2007 Wassily Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought.

Created on 2016-07-21 16:08:00
4 Humanity and Social Justice, a Must for the Future of Work – Ryder
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

ROME, Apr 10 2017 (IPS) - “The future of work must be inspired by considerations of humanity, of social justice and peace. If it is not, we ...

Created on 2017-04-11 13:40:20
5 New UN Report Shows Decreased Hunger Worldwide
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

29 May 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – A new United Nations report says the total number of persons globally in conditions of hunger has dropped to 795 million. That's 216 million fewer than in 1992.

Created on 2015-05-29 20:40:49
6 New UN-backed report emphasizes possible contribution of forests to ending hunger
( Health, Poverty, Food Security )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

6 May 2015 – A new United Nations-backed report on the link between forests and food production and nutrition says that woodlands could be the key to ending hunger and will be intimately linked to the global fight against climate change.

Created on 2015-05-06 21:06:52
7 Over 100,000 Flee Fighting in South Sudan
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

2 June 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan continues as a fresh round of violence between warring factions in the country's Unity and Upper Nile states resulted in the displacement of over 100,000 civilians this week.

United Nations and aid officials ...

Created on 2015-06-03 17:59:21
8 Pope Francis Visits WFP Offices
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

14 June 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — In the first papal visit to the World Food Program (WFP) in Rome, Pope Francis voice his full support to the goal of eradicating hunger and paid tribute to the organization’s staff, including those who had lost their lives at work.

Created on 2016-06-14 21:59:16
9 Tanzania: Girls Struggle to Avoid Forced Marriage, Yearn to Learn
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

KAHAMA, Tanzania, Jan 21 2016 (IPS) - Maria was barely 16 when her father removed her from school to marry her off to a man 20 years older than she was just so that the family could receive eleven cows as her dowr...

Created on 2016-01-21 16:29:25
10 UN agency working to address women’s health and protection needs in storm-hit Haiti
( Women, Children and Population )

Content by: UN News Centre

3 November 2016 – With some 546,000 women of reproductive age in Haiti affected by Hurricane Matthew, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has urged gr...

Created on 2016-11-03 20:54:26
11 UN food relief agency chief welcomes progress on anti-hunger programmes in north-east Nigeria
( Health, Poverty, Food Security )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

27 January 2017 – The head of the United Nations food relief agency today welcomed the progress made by the humanitarian community and the Government of Nigeria in fighting hunger and malnutrition in the West African country’s north-east.

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Created on 2017-01-27 17:18:49
12 WFP Warns of Hunger in Yemen
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

26 October 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The World Food Program (WFP) has expressed concern about the deteriorating food security and growing rates of child malnutrition in the hard-to-reach areas of Yemen. A WFP team which recently visited impoverished neighborhoods in the Hajjah and Hodeida governorates described a “very d...

Created on 2016-10-26 21:34:54
13 Zika could end up costing Latin America and the Caribbean up to $18 billion, UN reports finds
( Americas )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

6 April 2017  In addition to the impact on public health, the tangible impact of the Zika outbreak, such as on gross domestic product (GDP), could cost the Latin American and the Caribbean re...

Created on 2017-04-06 05:00:00

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