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61 The Eugenics Debate
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

Jul 11 2016 (Dawn, Pakistan) - The current debate on the re-emergence of eugenics is worrying, as most of its proponents seem to be urging for gene manipulation for higher intelligence and beauty, while only a few are concerned with its dystopian ...

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62 The UNDP’s new Associate Administrator emphasizes the long-term on her first visit to Haiti
( UNDP Stories )
Content by: United Nations Development Programme

Accompanied by Peter de Clercq, the Secretary-General’s Deputy Special Representative, and Sophie de Caen, the Senior United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director in Haiti, the Associate Administrator visited the 16/6 Project in the Nérette and Morne Her...

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63 TICAD VI ends with Africa and Japan 3-year plan for continued engagement
( UNDP News )

TICAD VI ends with Africa and Japan 3-year plan for continued engagement

Aug 29, 2016
Created on 2016-09-20 15:22:41
64 UN agencies express hope US will continue long tradition of protecting those fleeing conflict, persecution
( Americas )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

28 January 2017 – The United Nations agencies dealing with global refugee and migration issues today expressed the hope that the United States will continue its strong leadership role and long tradition of protecting those who are fleeing confli...

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

Content by: UN News Centre

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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66 UN and Government of Nepal launch 415 million dollar appeal for relief following earthquake
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

The UN including the UN Development Programme and the Nepali Government made an appeal today for financial aid to provide urgent relief for people affected by the earthquake that struck Nepal Saturday morning.

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67 UN chief congratulates people of Myanmar on participating in ‘momentous' polls
( UN Secretary General News )

Content by: UN Secretary General

 

9 November 2015 – UN chief congratulates people of Myanmar on participating in ‘momentous’ polls United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the people of Myanmar for ...

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68 UN chief spotlights potential offered by cooperation among countries of Central Asia and Afghanistan
( Asia Pacific )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

19 January 2018 – The threats of violent extremism and transnational organized crime in Afghanistan reverberate across Central Asia and the world and countering them cannot be the responsibility of one country alone, United Nations Created on 2018-01-19 17:13:42

69 UN Development Programme movie Saving our Tuna wins Gold at international film festival
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Bangkok, 22 April 2015 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) film Saving our Tuna won the prestigious Gold Remi Award in the documentary category last weekend at the 48th Annual Worldfest International Film Festival, the oldest independent film festival in the world.

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

Content by: UN News Centre

 

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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71 UN partnership begins global search for local climate change solutions
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

New York, 20 April 2015 – A call for nominations opened today for the Equator Prize 2015, marking the beginning of a worldwide outreach effort designed to identify exceptional local efforts to reduce poverty, protect biodiversity, and address climate change.

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72 UN to Investigate Violations Against Rohingya
( Gender, Women & Children - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 27 2017 (IPS) - A top UN human rights group has decided to investigate human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

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73 UN-Americas action plan seeks to strengthen protection of human rights defenders in region
( Human Rights )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

26 October 2017 – The United Nations human rights office and its counterpart in the Americas have launched a new and deeper cooperation plan to address one of the most pressing problems in that region – the protection of human rights defenders.

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74 UNDP Administrator concludes official visit to China
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark today concluded an official visit to China that saw her meet with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and other government ministers to discuss areas of mutual interest, including UNDP’s ongoing work with China and China’s growing international ...

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75 UNDP and China to Cooperate on Belt and Road Initiative
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

Many of UNDP's relationships with countries and territories on the ground exceed 50 years.
Find details on our successes and ongoing work.

Created on 2016-09-23 14:45:04
76 UNDP and Ibero-American Secretariat General sign agreement to promote the Global Goals in Latin America and the Caribbean
( UNDP News )

UNDP and Ibero-American Secretariat General sign agreement to promote the Global Goals in Latin America and the Caribbean

Sep 19, 2016
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77 UNDP and UNAIDS back efforts by least-developed countries to secure sustainable access to treatment
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Geneva - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) would like to call attention to the urgent and compelling case for the international community to take all measures possible to protect the health of people living in least-dev...

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78 UNDP reaffirms partnership with Japan to support Nepal’s efforts to build back better after devastating earthquake
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Kathmandu – 26 May 2015 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) yesterday reaffirmed a strong partnership with Japan on the occasion of the “Build Back Better” Reconstruction Seminar organized by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Government of Nepal in Katmandu.

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79 United Nations and Government of Nepal launch 415 million dollar appeal for relief following earthquake
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

The UN including the UN Development Programme and the Nepali Government made an appeal today for financial aid to provide urgent relief for people affected by the earthquake that struck Nepal Saturday morning.

Created on 2015-04-30 15:11:45
80 US$81 million announced to fight malaria in Sudan
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

UNDP and Global Fund sign agreement to bolster efforts

Geneva - A new agreement reached in Sudan by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is set to provide a major boost in the fight against malaria in the country.

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