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21 New Report on Parity in Universities
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

20 September 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — UN Women unveiled on September 20 the first University Parity Report, in which ten leading global universities lay out concrete commitments and begin charting their progress toward achieving gender parity in academia..

Created on 2016-09-21 22:17:27
22 New UN-backed report emphasizes possible contribution of forests to ending hunger
( Health, Poverty, Food Security )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

6 May 2015 – A new United Nations-backed report on the link between forests and food production and nutrition says that woodlands could be the key to ending hunger and will be intimately linked to the global fight against climate change.

Created on 2015-05-06 21:06:52
23 Nobel Goals: Education Activist Malala Recieves Peace Prize
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

13 October 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Two years after Malala Yousafzai was shot in Pakistan for speaking for the right of education for girls, she has become the recipient of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

Created on 2014-10-13 22:16:06
24 One Fish Two Fish, No Fish: Rebuilding of Fish Stocks Urgently Needed
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

WASHINGTON, DC , Jan 21 2016 (IPS) - A major new study has revealed that the global seafood catch is much larger and declining much faster than previously known.

Created on 2016-01-22 15:53:50
25 Outer space is driver for disaster risk management, sustainable development – UN expert
( Culture, Education )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

22 November 2016 – Space applications related to telecommunications and global navigation can play a vital role in supporting disaster risk reduction, response and recovery efforts, a senior United Nations official said today at the UN forum on ...

Created on 2016-11-22 22:22:05
26 Schools Reopen in Liberia Amid Precautions
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

18 February 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Children in Liberia are slowly returning to school as facilities reopen after seven months of forced closures due to the Ebola outbreak across the region.

Created on 2015-02-18 23:10:30
27 Students from the IBREA Discussed the significance of the new 2030 Agenda
( South-South News Initiatives )

Content by: South-South News

13 January 2016 - New York , USA | South-South News – Students from the Annual Training Programme, organized at the United Nations Headquarters by the Global Cyber University and the International Brain Education Association (IBREA), discussed the UN’s 70th year and the significance of the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development th...

Created on 2016-01-14 17:17:18
28 Tanzania: Girls Struggle to Avoid Forced Marriage, Yearn to Learn
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

KAHAMA, Tanzania, Jan 21 2016 (IPS) - Maria was barely 16 when her father removed her from school to marry her off to a man 20 years older than she was just so that the family could receive eleven cows as her dowr...

Created on 2016-01-21 16:29:25
29 The Children Fueling the Global Workforce
( UN Reports )

Content by: ILO

30 June 2015, New York, USA | South-South News – In low-income countries, many children take on the responsibilities adulthood by contributing to the family household and seeking emplo...

Created on 2015-06-30 18:44:41
30 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...

Created on 2016-11-03 20:54:26
31 UN food relief agency chief welcomes progress on anti-hunger programmes in north-east Nigeria
( Health, Poverty, Food Security )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

27 January 2017 – The head of the United Nations food relief agency today welcomed the progress made by the humanitarian community and the Government of Nigeria in fighting hunger and malnutrition in the West African country’s north-east.

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Created on 2017-01-27 17:18:49
32 Un Secretary-General Celebrates Pakistan’s Devotion To Peace And Education
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

During the Inauguration for the Centre for International Peace and Stability in Islamabad, Pakistan, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon expressed his gratitude towards the large number of Pakistani peacekeepers that have devoted and are devoting their life to the United Nations Missions a...

Created on 2013-08-14 15:45:31
33 UNESCO Director General condemns the killing ofMexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa
( UNESCO Latest News )

Content by: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Paris, 3 August—Director-General Irina Bokova today condemned the killing of a photojournalist, Ruben Espinosa, in Mexico City.

Created on 2015-08-03 17:02:13
34 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
35 Zimbabwe Shows Progress In Politics, Education
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

25 March 2013, New York, USA | Connor Schratz - No stranger to controversy or international rebuke, Zimbabwe, a southern African ruled by Robert Mugabe since 1980, has found itself applauded in the news for major milestones this week.

Created on 2013-03-25 20:57:32

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