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21 Disease, Not Crime
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

Apr 6 2017 (Dawn, Pakistan) - India’s recently passed Mental Healthcare Bill marks the government`s Erst national effort to tackle depression.

One of the bill`s impacts is that it decriminalis...

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22 Don’t let security crisis overshadow human rights situation in DPR Korea – UN expert
( Development News )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

27 October 2017 – The international security crisis over the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) must not overshadow the human rights situation of millions of ordinary citizens in the country, a United Nations human rights expert has said...

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23 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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24 El Salvador Restores Biodiversity in the Face of Climate Change
( Development News - IPS )
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25 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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26 Faith-Based Organisations Warn of Impending Nuclear Disaster
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

Dr. Emily Welty from WCC delivers the interfaith joint statement at the NPT Review Conference. Credit: Kimiaki Kawai/ SGI

UNI...

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27 Fire a Hot Topic in Youth Employment in South Africa
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Jan 20 2016 (IPS) - Nolukhanyo Babalaza finished her final year of high school and received her diploma in 2000, but this was not an immediate passport to a good life.

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28 Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau blows whistle on poverty at world’s first women’s amateur soccer World Cup
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau blows whistle on poverty at world’s first women’s amateur soccer World Cup

Sep 18, 2016
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29 High Voter Turnout at U.S. Elections a “Public Good”
( Poverty & MDGs - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

High voter turnout should be considered as a public good, Massimo Tommasoli Permanent Observer for International  Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) to the UN told IPS.

“In general, it is a public good to...

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30 Humanitarian and development leaders urge more support for internally displaced persons and their host communities
( UNDP Stories )
Content by: United Nations Development Programme

Humanitarian and development leaders urge more support for internally displaced people and their host communities

Sep 22, 2016
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31 Humanity and Social Justice, a Must for the Future of Work – Ryder
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

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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32 ICC finds Malian extremist guilty of war crime in destroying historic sites in Timbuktu
( Africa )

Content by: News Centre

 

27 September 2016 – The International Criminal Court (ICC) today found a Malian Islamist accused of destroying historical and religious monuments in the fabled city of Timbuktu guilty in the fir...

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33 In One Terrible Weekend, ISIL Beheads Christians and Hundreds Drown in a ‘Mass Grave’
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

NEW YORK, Apr 21 2015 (IPS) - As Europeans debated their policies towards the leaky flotillas steaming out of Libya, carrying most to a certain death at sea, members of ISIL were streaming a video of captured Ethiopian Christians on a beach.

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34 Increasing Effectiveness of Inclusive Business a Key Contributor to the SDGs
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

Increasing Effectiveness of Inclusive Business a Key Contributor to the SDGs

Sep 22, 2016
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35 India Holds Up Farmers’ Plight from Extreme Weather for COP21 Delegates
( Cop21 Articles Other Sources )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

NEW DELHI, Dec 2 2015 (IPS) - “If you look at the submitted Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs, the national commitments to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2030) by over 150 countries, most have...

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36 Innovation as a driver for sustainable development UNDP’s Innovation Facility publishes it’s Year in Review Report
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

New York - Today, UNDP’s Innovation Facility launched its Annual Review for 2014, showing why innovation is becoming increasingly important in international development and for UNDP itself. It describes UNDP’s approach to innovation, highlights innovative practices and spotlights all 49 initiatives funded...

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37 It Takes More than Two to Tango – or to Clean up Argentina’s Riachuelo River
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

A young man looks out at the La Boca transporter bridge, built in 1914, which stopped operating in 1960. This emblem of the Riachuelo river in Buenos Aires is bei... 
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38 Italy increases funding to UNDP to €4.2m for 2015
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

 
 

New York—The Italian Government announced that it will increase its 2015 core contribution to the United Nations Development Programme to €4.2m to help UNDP fulfill its coordination role for the UN system.

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39 Japan and UNDP will help automate voter identification process in the upcoming elections in Kyrgyzstan
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Governments of Japan and Kyrgyzstan today launched a new project to automate the voter registration and identification process during the Kyrgyzstan electoral cycle in 2015-2017.

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40 Japan to provide USD 1 million for jumpstarting early recovery in Nepal’s three most Earthquake affected districts
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Kathmandu — The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on have signed an agreement for US$1 million emergency grant in the aftermath of the two devastating Nepal earthquakes to manage debris and create emergency employment through a cash-for-work programme.

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