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1 “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
2 Children at Risk in South Sudan
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

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
3 IFAD calls for agricultural investment to address poverty and inequality in Near East and North Africa
( IFAD News )

Content by: International Fund for Agricultural Development

Tunis/Rome, 8 December, 2016 – Income inequality and a rising rural-urban divide compounded by political instability, are the most challenging issues in the Near East and North Africa, says a new report to be presented today in Tunis by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

Created on 2016-12-08 18:16:00
4 IFAD President and Minister of State for DfID to discuss importance of rural investments in the fight against global poverty at Warwick in London
( IFAD News )

Content by: International Fund for Agricultural Development

London, 8 December, 2016 – Lord Bates, the newly appointed Minister of State for the Department for International Development (DfID) and Dr Kanayo F. Nwanze, the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will give keynote speeches this month, at an event hosted by the Un...

Created on 2016-12-08 18:16:00
5 Last Round Of Rio+20 Prep Talks Spur Aiming To Reach Agreement
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

14 June 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - Rio+20 Conference leaders opened the last session of preparatory negotiations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Thursday, a week before the conference officially known as the UN Conference on Sustainable Development starts, aiming t...

Created on 2012-06-14 04:00:00
6 Mongolians Help Fix Ambulances In South Sudan
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

3 October 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - In terms of language, geography, and culture, Mongolia and South Sudan are extraordinarily different. Today, however, both of these developing countries are working together to save lives in South Sudan by maintaining prev...

Created on 2012-10-03 19:39:00
7 UN Pays Tribute To The Fallen, Not Forgotten
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

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 'Future We Want' Needs New Global Partnership
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

30 May 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - "We are at the beginning of an historic journey," said United Nation Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to the UN General Assembly after receiving the fresh report of the High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Created on 2013-05-30 04:00:00
10 "A Once-In-A-Generation Opportunity" –Rio+20
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

29 May 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - "We are close – close to a once-in-a-generation opportunity to define the future of the seven -- soon to be nine -- billion people living on our planet," said Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser

Created on 2012-05-29 04:00:00
11 "It's not just about money," UN agency head tells world leaders gathering in Ethiopia to discuss how to finance future development
( IFAD News )

Content by: International Fund for Agricultural Development

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Created on 2015-07-20 16:22:06
12 “Forest Heroes” Honored In Istanbul
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

It is a sad irony that the landscape that serves as the host of the greatest number of the earth's terrestrial species is also among the most...

Created on 2013-04-12 15:45:20
13 “SOCCKET” Brings Power To The People
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

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
14 “Women’s Economic Empowerment”
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

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
15 2013: The Year Of Quinoa
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

When the world's calendars changed from 2012 to 2013, they ushered in the International year of Quinoa. Quinoa, a highly nutritious crop that grows in South America, has been a staple in the diet of Peruvian and Bolivian farmers for millennia. The food ha...

Created on 2013-01-04 17:55:56
16 30 Million Girls Still Face Genital Mutilation, UNICEF’s New Report Says
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

22 July 2013, New York, USA | Mathilde Guenegan - UNICEF launched a groundbreaking report on Monday on female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), entitled "Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: A statistical overview and exploration of the dynamics of change."

Created on 2013-07-22 04:00:00
17 38 Un Member States Have Already Met Mdg 1: Ending Hunger
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

25 June 2013, New York, USA | Mathilde Guenega - Thirty-eight countries have already reached UN's international goal toward the eradication of hunger, said the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in June.

Created on 2013-06-25 04:00:00
18 A New Leader Is Chosen For China
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

15 November 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - China's Vice President Xi Jinping has become the new General Secretary of the Communist Party and Chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission succeeding Hu Jintao on Thursday

Created on 2012-11-15 05:00:00
19 Addressing Climate Change to Help Development
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

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
20 Afghanistan And UN Agencies Team Up To Combat Climate Change
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo / Luke Powell

Content by: South-South News

11 October 2012, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - The government of Afghanistan is teaming up with the United Nations in an effort to fight off the effects of Global warming in the country.

Created on 2012-10-11 04:00:00

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