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1 A “Rosetta Stone” for Conducting Biodiversity Assessments
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

Zakri Abdul Hamid, Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of Malaysia, is the IPBES’ founding Chair.

 

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 2015 (IPS) - This month saw an important milestone reached by the U.N.

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2 Access Afya joins the Business Call to Action with commitment to bring affordable healthcare to low-income Kenyans
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Nairobi - Some 15,000 residents of Nairobi’s slums will gain access to quality healthcare following a commitment by Kenyan social enterprise Access Afya to the Business Call to Action (BCtA).

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3 Africa Must Prioritise Water in Its Development Agenda
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

ZARAGOZA, Jan 15 2015 (IPS) - Although African countries have been lauded for their efforts towards ensuring that people have access to safe drinking water in keeping with Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), they...

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4 Africa Needs to Move Forward on Renewable Energy
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

ABU DHABI, Jan 22 2015 (IPS) - Diversification of Africa’s electricity sources by embarking on renewable energy solutions – such as solar, wind, geothermal and hydro power – is being heralded as a solution t...

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5 Africa, Brazil team up to ensure the poor share in growth, can withstand crises
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Dakar, Senegal, 8 April 2015 - As momentum builds towards the adoption of the new global Sustainable Development Goals later this year, some13African countries and Brazil have come together to share experiences on social protection, focused on ensuring that Africa’s poor are not left behi...
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6 After disclosure of Bahamas tax haven data, UN rights experts urge governments to take action
( Americas )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

6 October 2016 – In the wake of the recent disclosure of leaked Bahamas tax haven data, United Nations human rights experts today urged governments to work together on liquidating offshore tax avoidance and establishing tougher financial regulat...

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7 As Colombian voters reject peace deal, Ban pledges UN support as country seeks way forward
( Americas )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

3 October 2016 – In the wake of a referendum that defeated the peace accord signed by the President of Colombia and the country’s largest rebel group just days ago, United Nations Secretary-Gener...

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8 Backlash Follows South Africa’s Xenophobic Attacks on Africans
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

UNITED NATIONS, Apr 21 2015 (IPS) - Shocking images of South Africans beating foreign-born residents residing in Durban, Johannesburg and other parts stunned the continent which had taken a message of brotherhood from former president Nelson Mande...

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9 Better access to justice and services for people of Fiji
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Suva, Fiji – 20 April 2015 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Governments of Fiji and of Japan today launched the Fiji REACH Project to support the Fijian Government’s push to improve service delivery to disadvantaged populations, particularly for women, youth, minorities and comm...

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10 Brazil Wages War against Zika Virus on Several Fronts
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

Feb 2 2016 (IPS) - Brazil is deploying 220,000 troops to wage war against the Zika virus, in response to the alarm caused by the birth of thousands of children with abnormally small heads.

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11 Centre for Policy Dialogue Research and Publications in 2016
( Law & Crime - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

Jan 11 2017 (Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD)) -

This video was originally published by Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Bangladesh

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

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

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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13 Chile Taps Solar Thermal Energy with Latin America’s First Plant
( Development News - IPS )
 
Model of the Concentración Solar de Potencia de Cerro Dominador plant being built in the northern Chilean region of Antofagasta, which will begin to produce solar thermal energy in 2017.
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14 Climate Change Creates New Geography of Food
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

Cándido Menzúa Salazar, national coordinator of the indigenous peoples of Panama, addressed the audience at the Global Landscapes Forum, the largest side event ... 
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15 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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16 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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17 Congo Republic burns its entire stockpile of seized ivory
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

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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18 Cuba and United States Now Foment Moderation in the Americas
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

RIO DE JANEIRO , Dec 23 2014 (IPS) - With the decision to reestablish diplomatic ties, Cuba and the United States, polar opposites that have long inspired or fomented extremism of different kinds in the Americas, ...

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19 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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20 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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