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21 Bulgaria Sets Up a New Partnership Framework with World Bank Group
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22 Business-As-Usual Not Conducive for Sustainable Growth, UN Body Says
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

12 September 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Six years after the global financial crisis, the world economy has still not returned to a sustainable level of economic growth, a new report from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development says.

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23 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...

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

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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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25 Climate Change’s Impact on the Most Vulnerable
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

3 October 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — A new UN report says the evidence is growing that climate change is taking the largest toll on poor and vulnerable people, and these impacts are largely caused by inequalities that increase the risks from climate hazards. The report calls for transformative policies that could address th...

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26 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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27 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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28 Congo Republic burns its entire stockpile of seized ivory
( UNDP Stories )

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

Content by: Inter Press Service

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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30 Determined Government Rule Way to Trade Recovery
( UN Reports )

Content by: UNCTAD

10 September 2014, New York, USA | South-South News - The economic crisis that hit our world in 2007 has paralyzed the global economy, and many countries are still struggl...

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31 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

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32 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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33 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

34 East Africa: Mobile Money Subscribers On the Rise Across the Region
( AllAfrica News )

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By Special Correspondent

East Africans are now using mobile money platforms to move cash equivalent to a third of the value of goods and services produced in the region, the latest industry statistics show.

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

Content by: Inter Press Service

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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36 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

37 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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38 EU Helps WFP Avoid Suspension Of Food Support For Mali Refugees In Mauritania
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

NOUAKCHOTT - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomes a contribution of €400,000 (approximately US$438,800) from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) that will enable WFP to maintain its food assistance over the next few months to nearly 50,000 Malian refugees in ...

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39 Exploring Partnerships To Drive Mdg’s To 2015 Finish Line
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Photo: South-South News/Shari Nijman

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25 April 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Sustainable dev...

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40 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...

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