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1 Bangladesh celebrates 40 years of independence
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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2 Demonstrating the Power of Partnerships: The Potential for Universal Health Care in Kenya
( Poverty & MDGs - IPS )

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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...

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3 Economic Recovery Needed To Enhance Food Security
( Development News - IPS )

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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.

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4 ECOSOC Ministerial Dialogue Pinpoints Need for Partnership to Eradicate Poverty
( UN Main Bodies )

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8 July 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - “Inequality has been identified as one of the most serious obstacles to achieve poverty eradication and sustainable development,” President of ECOSOC, Martin Sajdik, said during the ECOSOC High-Level s...

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5 Eradicating Poverty
( UN Development News )

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17 October 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (October 17) was commemorated at the United Nations with a forum entitled “Moving from humiliation and exclusion to participation: Ending poverty in all its forms.”

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6 Humanity and Social Justice, a Must for the Future of Work – Ryder
( Development News - IPS )

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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 ...

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7 Iris scan helps Syrian refugees in Jordan receive UN supplies in ‘blink of eye’
( Humanitarian Aid, Refugees )

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6 October 2016 – The United Nations food relief and refugee agencies have jointly introduced an innovative iris scan payment system in Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp, allowing 76,000 Syrian refugees to purchase food from camp supermarkets by...

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8 Millions of children in crisis zones face 'bleak future,' UNICEF warns, launching emergency appeal
( Humanitarian Aid, Refugees )

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30 January 2018 – Children are the most vulnerable when conflict or disaster causes the collapse of essential services such as healthcare and unless the international community takes urgent action to protect and provide life-saving assistance to...

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9 More than half of Yemen’s population now food insecure – UN
( Humanitarian Aid, Refugees )

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21 June 2016 – Vast swathes of war-torn Yemen – 19 out of 22 governorates – are facing severe food insecurity, and the situation within affected areas is likely to deteriorate if conflict persists, according to a new assessment by the United...

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10 New UN-backed report emphasizes possible contribution of forests to ending hunger
( Health, Poverty, Food Security )

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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.

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11 Restive eastern DR Congo home to one of world’s worst displacement crises for children – UNICEF
( Africa )

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25 January 2018 – More than 800,000 children have been forced from their homes by violence and armed clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in what the United Nations Children’s Fund ( Created on 2018-01-25 18:42:38

12 Tanzania: Girls Struggle to Avoid Forced Marriage, Yearn to Learn
( Development News - IPS )

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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...

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13 UN agency working to address women’s health and protection needs in storm-hit Haiti
( Women, Children and Population )

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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...

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14 UN food relief agency chief welcomes progress on anti-hunger programmes in north-east Nigeria
( Health, Poverty, Food Security )

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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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15 UN health agency provides emergency support as floods and landslides cause havoc in DPRK
( Asia Pacific )

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15 September 2016 – Responding urgent humanitarian needs triggered by flash floods and landslides in the northern provinces of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United Nations health agency is providing emergency health kit...

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16 UN Poverty Expert Reports on US
( UN Development News )

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26 June 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights Philip Alston said the contrast in the United States is “striking” as the country has 25 percent of the world’s billionaires and a “massive tax break which has made the wealthy much richer than they were before, but at...

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17 Zika could end up costing Latin America and the Caribbean up to $18 billion, UN reports finds
( Americas )

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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...

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