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81 Vanuatu: UNDP Launches Cash-for-Work Programme to Build Back Better
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme


The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) began debris removal projects this week, providing income opportunities for cyclone-affected communities

Port Vila, Vanuatu (21 April 2015) – Cyclone Pam-affected communities in Port Vila have started clearing rubble and house...

Created on 2015-04-21 21:02:23
82 Wealth Concentration Continues to Increase
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service


SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23 2018 (IPS) - As the ‘masters of the universe’ gather for their annual retreat at Davos, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has just published its Inclusive Development Index (IDI) for the second tim...

Created on 2018-01-24 16:21:19
83 What Does it Really Mean to “Leave No One Behind”? 
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service


UNITED NATIONS, Jul 13 2016 (IPS) - Although “leave no one behind” has become a central rallying cry around the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, more needs to be done for it to be put into pract...

Created on 2016-07-13 16:06:18
84 Why Institutions Are so Important for Growth
( Latin America & Caribbean - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

Jan 16 2017 (The Daily Star, Bangladesh) - In 1900, Argentina looked like a promising country with respectable growth. It was queueing to be an industrialised country like many other western European nations.

Created on 2017-01-16 17:31:13
85 Will New Climate Treaty Be a Thriller, or Shaggy Dog Story?
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

The as-yet unfinished exhibit area which forms part of the temporary installations that the host country has built in Lima to hold the COP 20, which runs Dec.
Created on 2014-11-18 15:17:55
86 Women still earn 24 percent less than Men, 20 years on after two decades of concerted efforts to boost women’s rights, reducing poverty among women and girls remains critical for development progress, say officials at global women’s conference
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme


Buenos Aires, 6 May 2014 –UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark called 2015 a “new opportunity” to achieve gender equality as she kicked off a three-day global meeting to mark the 20th anniversary of the landmark conference on women that enshrined the Beijing Declara...

Created on 2015-05-06 21:06:52
87 Zika could end up costing Latin America and the Caribbean up to $18 billion, UN reports finds
( Americas )

Content by: UN News Centre


6 April 2017  In addition to the impact on public health, the tangible impact of the Zika outbreak, such as on gross domestic product (GDP), could cost the Latin American and the Caribbean re...

Created on 2017-04-06 05:00:00
88 Zika Epidemic Offers Sanitation a Chance in Brazil
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service


RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 26 2016 (IPS) - Three decades of dengue fever epidemic did not manage to awaken a sense of urgency in Brazil regarding the need for improving and expanding basic sanitation.

Created on 2016-02-29 15:56:59


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