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1 Access Afya joins the Business Call to Action with commitment to bring affordable healthcare to low-income Kenyans
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Nairobi - Some 15,000 residents of Nairobi’s slums will gain access to quality healthcare following a commitment by Kenyan social enterprise Access Afya to the Business Call to Action (BCtA).

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2 Africa, Brazil team up to ensure the poor share in growth, can withstand crises
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Dakar, Senegal, 8 April 2015 - As momentum builds towards the adoption of the new global Sustainable Development Goals later this year, some13African countries and Brazil have come together to share experiences on social protection, focused on ensuring that Africa’s poor are not left behi...
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3 After disclosure of Bahamas tax haven data, UN rights experts urge governments to take action
( Americas )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

6 October 2016 – In the wake of the recent disclosure of leaked Bahamas tax haven data, United Nations human rights experts today urged governments to work together on liquidating offshore tax avoidance and establishing tougher financial regulat...

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4 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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5 As Colombian voters reject peace deal, Ban pledges UN support as country seeks way forward
( Americas )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

3 October 2016 – In the wake of a referendum that defeated the peace accord signed by the President of Colombia and the country’s largest rebel group just days ago, United Nations Secretary-Gener...

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6 Better access to justice and services for people of Fiji
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Suva, Fiji – 20 April 2015 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Governments of Fiji and of Japan today launched the Fiji REACH Project to support the Fijian Government’s push to improve service delivery to disadvantaged populations, particularly for women, youth, minorities and comm...

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7 Chair of UN Development Group and Turkey Minister of Foreign Affairs jointly inaugurate new Istanbul regional hub
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

IstanbulThe United Nations and the Republic of Turkey today officially launched the new Istanbul Regional Hub which provides support to the countries and territories in which the UN Development Programme (UNDP) works in Europe and CIS.

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8 Chile, Argentina Leaders Pledge Cooperation; Express Concern over Venezuela
( Americas - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

SANTIAGO —

The leaders of neighboring Chile and Argentina pledged on Tuesday to further integrate the countries' economies and expressed mutual concern about the unrest in Venezuela.

In a televised press conference, Argentina's President Mauricio Macri and Chile's President Michelle Bachelet said they were working on a...

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9 Clock ticking in Nepal as monsoon closes in
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Struggling rural communities risk being cut off by rains

Kathmandu – With the annual monsoon rains a month away, Nepalese communities already devastated following two recent major earthquakes are now facing a new challenge – isolation from desperately-nee...

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10 Colombian Government and FARC-EP request UN to authorize Mission to continue supporting ceasefire
( Americas )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

7 October 2016 – The Colombian Government and the country’s largest rebel group announced today that they are willing to press ahead on the goals of the historic peace accord that was rejected by voters this past weekend, while the two sides a...

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11 Congo Republic burns its entire stockpile of seized ivory
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Burning ceremony takes place a day before announcement of African strategy for tackling wildlife crime

Brazzaville - The Government of Congo today incinerated nearly five tons of poached ivory, fuelled by seized timber, in a strong demonstration of Africa’s opposition to wi...

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12 COP21: UN chief launches initiative to build climate resilience of world's most vulnerable countries
( Cop21 Latest News Official Website )

Content by: UN Secretary General

 

30 November 2015 – On the opening day of the United Nations climate change conference (COP21), dozens of announcements were made in Paris by Governments and leaders of the public and private sectors, all aiming to generate climate solution...

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13 Deputy Secretary-General's briefing to the Security Council on the Lake Chad Basin [as delivered]
( UN Secretary General News )

Content by: UN Secretary General

Watch the video on web.tv.un.org:

Thank you Mr. President,

I wou...

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14 Deputy Secretary-General's video message to ECOSOC Partnership Forum
( UN Secretary General News )

Content by: UN Secretary General

I am pleased to address this important annual Forum.
 
We meet at a critical time.
 
With climate change, rapid urbanization, continued population growth, growing water scarcity, mass movements of people and other mega trends ...

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15 Development financiers review new partnership opportunities to tap the true potential of Islamic finance to implement the SDGs
( UNDP News )

Development financiers review new partnership opportunities to tap the true potential of Islamic finance to implement the SDGs

Tue Sep 20 00:00:00 EDT 2016
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16 Didier Drogba to join Ronaldo and Zidane in 12th annual Match Against Poverty
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

 

Proceeds to support Ebola recovery efforts

12th Match against Poverty to take place in Saint-Etienne, France on Monday 20 April 2015

Geneva / St-Etienne 10 ...

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17 ECOSOC High-Hevel Session on the SDGs
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

3 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News 

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18 EU and UNDP Discuss Global Development Challenges and Priorities
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and European Union Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica jointly opened today in Brussels a high-level policy dialogue between both institutions.

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19 Expectations Low for Chinese President's US Trip
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

BEIJING—

Chinese President Xi Jinping's trip to the United States this week is perhaps his most important since coming to power. China's state media and officials have portrayed the visit as an opportunity to build trust.

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20 Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau blows whistle on poverty at world’s first women’s amateur soccer World Cup
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau blows whistle on poverty at world’s first women’s amateur soccer World Cup

Sep 18, 2016
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