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1 “Human Development for Everyone”
( UN Agencies & 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 )

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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 Venezuela's Chavez Pronounced Dead At 58
( UN Development News )

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
6 "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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Rome, 7 July 2015 –...

Created on 2015-07-20 16:22:06
7 “Women’s Economic Empowerment”
( UN Agencies & 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
8 A New Leader Is Chosen For China
( UN Development News )

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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
9 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
10 Africa’s Future
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

 

6 June 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - His comments came at the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V), which took place in Yokohama, Japan from 1 to...

Created on 2013-06-06 17:23:20
11 Africa’s Future? Un Chief Calls For Integrated Approach At Conference In Japan
( UN Development News )

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6 June 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - His comments came at the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V), which took place in Yokohama, Japan from 1 to...

Created on 2013-06-06 17:23:20
12 Appeal for Food for Lake Chad Crisis
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

12 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), José Graziano da Silva, made an urgent appeal for a combination of immediate food assistance and food production support in addressing the hunger crisis in the strife-torn Lake Chad Basin.

Created on 2017-04-12 21:25:41
13 Arab Idol Winner Mohammad Assaf Appointed As First Ever Regional Youth Ambassador For Palestine Refugees
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

25 June 2013, New York, USA | Myriam Kusayanagi - The excitement in Gaza City was palpable on Saturday June 22nd 2013, as the catchy theme tune of the popular television talent show "Arab Idol" started and the competition was shown on big screens.

Created on 2013-06-25 04:00:00
14 Arap Devletleri blgesi ve Avrupa ve Orta Asyadan lkeler tarmsal kalknmada ve gda gvenliinde ibirliini tartt
( IFAD News )

Content by: International Fund for Agricultural Development

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Güney-Güney Bilgi Paylaşım ve Koordinasyon toplantısı İzmir’de yapıldı

İzmir, ...

Created on 2015-07-24 16:25:03
15 Asian Stocks Rise Despite Grim Predictions
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

9 October 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - Asian stocks and commodities rose on Monday despite grim predictions.

Created on 2012-10-09 04:00:00
16 Australia, Fiji & New Zealand Restore Diplomatic Ties
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

31 July 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - Australia and New Zealand have begun re-opening diplomatic doors with Fiji as all three countries have reportedly agreed to re-install high commissioners

Created on 2012-07-31 04:00:00
17 Ban Applauds Progress Made In Timor-Leste
( UN Main Bodies )

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Content by: South-South News

15 August 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - After ten years as an independent state, Timor-Leste, a small island nation that shares Timor Island with the Kupang region of Indonesia, is in a state of change. The country peacefully elected a new president earlier this...

Created on 2012-08-15 16:52:39
18 Ban Calls On Heads Of State To Make Rio+20 Their Priority
( UN Main Bodies )

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Content by: South-South News

6 June 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon once again addressed the media regarding the discussions leading up to Rio+20 on Wednesday. A mere two weeks before the conference is set to commence, Mr. Ban stressed the vital importance of ...

Created on 2012-06-06 17:09:51
19 Ban Ki-moon Address Touches on Big Issues at UN Headquarters
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

11 May 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke at UN headquarters this week to update members of the media and the general public regarding his positions on some of the most pressing issues currently faced by the international ...

Created on 2012-05-11 19:44:44
20 Ban Ki-moon: We Are In "The Great Transition" Period
( UN Main Bodies )

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Content by: South-South News

18 January 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - Lecturing at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California on Thursday, where UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, delivered his speech entitled, "The United Nations in a World in Transition"

Created on 2013-01-18 05:00:00

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