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1 Director-General urges investigation into murder of blogger and journalist Niloy Chakrabarti in BangladeshParis, XX August—The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, today urged an investigation into the murder of a blogger and journalist, Niloy Cha
( UNESCO Latest News )

Content by: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, today urged an investigation into the murder of a blogger and journalist, Niloy Chakrabarti, who was killed in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, on 7 August.

Created on 2015-08-10 14:48:16
2 2015 UNESCO Literacy Prizes go to organizations in Chile, Madagascar, Mozambique, Slovakia and Sri Lanka
( UNESCO Latest News )

Content by: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Paris, 22 July–The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, has named this year’s laureates of UNESCO’s International Literacy Prizes: Associação Progresso in Mozambique and Sri Lanka’s National Institute of Education will receive the UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize, while Madagascar’s Platform of Associatio...

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3 Africa risks large meningitis outbreak
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

International partners call for immediate increase in vaccine production to ward off danger

​28 JULY 2015 | GENEVA -With Africa at risk of a large meningitis outbreak, an acute shortage of meningitis C-containing vaccine threatens to severely limit the world’s ability to minimi...

Created on 2015-07-28 09:30:00
4 An emergency within an emergency: caring for Ebola survivors
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

7 August 2015 | Freetown -New research shows Ebola survivors most commonly face severe joint pains, eye problems leading to loss of vision in some cases, severe fatigue, headaches, poor concentration, and mental health challenges after recovery from acute Ebola Virus Disease.

Created on 2015-08-07 09:00:00
5 Back women’s movements for a real chance at equality
( SciDev News )
A new language of ‘transformation’ has emerged. The next step is to go beyond rhetoric, says Henrietta Miers.

The development sector’s focus on gender has moved away from the paradigms of the past — now believed to be too t...
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6 Centre for Social Protection newsletter 35
( Institute of Development Studies )

Welcome to the thirty fifth issue of the Centre for Social Protection Newsletter. The CSP is a global network of academics, policy-makers, NGOs and others who are working together to mainstream social protection in development policy an...

Created on 2016-08-01 15:27:04
7 Director-General calls for investigation into the killing of journalist Rasim Aliyev in Baku
( UNESCO Latest News )

Content by: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, today condemned the killing of Azerbaijani journalist Rasim Aliyev, who died in Baku on 9 August.

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8 Director-General condemns the killing of Iraqi journalists Raed al-Juburi and Thaer Al-Ali
( UNESCO Latest News )

Content by: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, today voiced grave concern over the safety of journalists in Iraq following confirmation of the killing of Raed al-Juburi in Baghdad and Thaer Al-Ali in Mosul.

Created on 2015-08-03 11:54:47
9 Director-General urges investigation into murder of blogger and journalist Niloy Chakrabarti in Bangladesh
( UNESCO Latest News )

Content by: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, today urged an investigation into the murder of a blogger and journalist, Niloy Chakrabarti, who was killed in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, on 7 August.

Created on 2015-08-10 15:55:15
10 Drawing lessons for development and security from the ‘Mano River War’
( Institute of Development Studies )

For the past 25 years the Mano River Basin in West Africa has been an area of violent upheavals and political instability. A Created on 2016-04-26 15:22:41

11 Engaging, Learning and Transforming since 1966 – IDS turns 50
( Institute of Development Studies )

Fifty years on from its founding as a ‘special institution’ and Britain's first national institute of development studies, IDS marks its official birthday of 20 April by launching an Created on 2016-04-26 16:22:43

12 Exploring the state, market and society triad for a new development era
( Institute of Development Studies )

The IDS 50th anniversary conference ‘States, Markets and Society’ brought together over 200 academics, donors, polic...

Created on 2016-08-01 15:27:02
13 Focus on Poverty: Coffee farmers on climate front line
( SciDev News )
There is a coffee crisis brewing, SciDev.Net recently reported in a story about the effects of climate change on the crop, primarily the highly prized Arabica coffee beans. A major study modelled 21 scenarios of climate change up to 2050 on a band of 60 tropica...
Created on 2015-05-14 13:04:06
14 Ghana shares new superlab with West African scientists
( SciDev Videos )
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15 Global health workforce, finances remain low for mental health
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

14 July 2015 | GENEVA -Worldwide, nearly 1 in 10 people have a mental health disorder, but only 1% of the global health workforce is working in mental health. This means, for example, that nearly half of the world’s population lives in a country where there is less than one psychiatrist pe...

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16 ICC finds Malian extremist guilty of war crime in destroying historic sites in Timbuktu
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27 September 2016 – The International Criminal Court (ICC) today found a Malian Islamist accused of destroying historical and religious monuments in the fabled city of Timbuktu guilty in the fir...

Created on 2016-09-27 15:43:02
17 IDS welcomes its largest intake of Development Studies students
( Institute of Development Studies )

This September, IDS will welcome our biggest intake ever of students from over forty countries to study one of our seven Masters (MA) courses in international development....

Created on 2016-09-20 16:11:07
18 Matters of the Earth
( Institute of Development Studies )

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) has provided the following statement in response to recent UK media coverage that has named Matters of the Earth and IDS alumni Natalie Jeffers in relation to DFID funded IDS project ac...

Created on 2016-09-20 16:11:10
19 mm autismo c subs SPA
( SciDev Videos )
Created on 2015-08-15 01:24:58
20 One Health stories: telling tales from four years of research
( Institute of Development Studies )

A multimedia album detailing how an ambitious One Health project is making a difference to people’s lives has been launched. It come at the end of four years of multidisciplinary research into animal-to-human disease transmission unde...

Created on 2016-04-28 14:11:28

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