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Content by: South-South News

17 May 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — A pest control technique that uses radiation is being provided by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to countries affected by the Zika virus in Latin America and the Caribbean. Developed after twelve years of research at IAEA laboratories, the technology works by sterilizing male...

Created on 2016-05-17 22:05:08
22 IDS welcomes its largest intake of Development Studies students
( Institute of Development Studies )

This September, IDS will welcome our biggest intake ever of students from over forty countries to study one of our seven Masters (MA) courses in international development....

Created on 2016-09-20 16:11:07
23 In Ebola Quarantines, Fears of Hunger Rise
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

5 September 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – As the number of people infected with Ebla across different countries in West Africa continues to rise, fears of a hunger crisis are growing too.

Created on 2014-09-05 04:00:00
24 In Fight Against Ebola, New Tech Eliminates Contaminated Medical Equipment
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

23 December 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Part of the reason for Ebola's rapid transmission rates through the health care facilities in West Africa has to do with poor sanitation and disposal techniques. But a new technology provided by the United Nations Development Programme and the Global Environment Facility aims to fix that...

Created on 2014-12-23 21:09:57
25 In UN Panel, Leaders Urge Hiring of Persons with Autism: It's Good Business!
( UN Development News )

Photo: UN Photo / Eskinder Debebe

Content by: South-South News

2 April 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The annual observance of Autism Awareness Day sees global acts of support and solidarity for persons living with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. Light blue – the color associated with this event ...

Created on 2015-04-02 19:29:50
26 Inequities In Childhood: Revealing Data for Children's Rights Around the World
( UN Reports )

Report by: UNICEF

4 August 2014, New York, USA | South South News – Children are the future of our society, and therefore are humanity's most valuable assets. However, the faith of a child born in a developing countries often differs greatly fro...

Created on 2014-08-04 22:30:58
27 Leaders from Africa and Beyond Address AIDS Crisis
( UN Development News )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

26 September 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Shared responsibility and innovative new approaches are needed to solve the continuing threat of AIDS, malaria, and other communicable diseases, said participants at a special side event on public health at the opening session ...

Created on 2012-09-26 17:07:00
28 Malnutrition in Nigeria
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

23 November 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN is warning that tens of thousands of children could die from hunger in parts of north-eastern Nigeria without urgent assistance. Health officials report high cases of severe acute malnutrition in the region. Insecurity caused by Boko Haram attacks and a funding shortfall make it...

Created on 2016-11-23 22:24:40
29 Matters of the Earth
( Institute of Development Studies )

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) has provided the following statement in response to recent UK media coverage that has named Matters of the Earth and IDS alumni Natalie Jeffers in relation to DFID funded IDS project ac...

Created on 2016-09-20 16:11:10
30 Mental Health Matters on International Youth Day
( Global Compact News )

Content by: South-South News

12 August 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - On the day the world pays tribute to the creativity, resourcefulness and potential of the world's youth, the international community is breaking the silence on mental health. 20 percent of the world's young...

Created on 2014-08-13 01:10:34
31 mm autismo c subs SPA
( SciDev Videos )
Created on 2015-08-15 01:24:58
32 New Assessment Outlines the Future of Children
( UN Reports )

Content by: UNICEF

Created on 2015-06-25 20:26:45

33 New UN Panel to Respond to Global Health Crises
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

21 June 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The increase in the gravity of global health emergencies – such as the emergence and spread of the Ebola and Zika viruses – has led the United Nations to explore new ways to address future challenges. Speaking at the UN on June 20th, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the creation...

Created on 2016-06-21 21:46:43
34 One Health stories: telling tales from four years of research
( Institute of Development Studies )

A multimedia album detailing how an ambitious One Health project is making a difference to people’s lives has been launched. It come at the end of four years of multidisciplinary research into animal-to-human disease transmission unde...

Created on 2016-04-28 14:11:28
35 Other decisions Decisions taken by the Governing Council of the ECB (in addition to decisions setting interest rates)
( ECB Press Releases )

Content by: European Central Bank

July 2015


TRANSMISSION EMBARGO until 3 p.m. CET on 17 July 2015

External communication

Ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union on the Outright Monetary Transactions


Created on 2015-07-16 22:00:00
36 Press release ECB and partners sign memorandum of understanding on new €20 banknote
( ECB Press Releases )

Content by: European Central Bank

23 July 2015
  • Memorandum of understanding aims to ensure machines and devices across the euro area are ready to accept the new €20 banknote as of 25 November 2015
  • Partners
Created on 2015-07-22 22:00:00
37 Press release New breakdowns of monetary and financial statistics
( ECB Press Releases )

Content by: European Central Bank

22 July 2015
  • The forthcoming statistical releases on monetary developments, bank retail interest rates, investment funds and financial vehicle corporations will include new breakdowns, which adhere to the recently adopted
Created on 2015-07-21 22:00:00
38 Sharing lessons from the ESRC-DFID Impact conference
( Institute of Development Studies )

Last month, almost two hundred social scientists, donors and NGOs met in South Africa to explore how evidence and research has shaped the last ten years of addressing poverty at the The ‘Lessons from a Decade’s Research on Poverty: ...

Created on 2016-04-08 14:11:18
39 Sierra Leone down to the last chain of Ebola virus transmission
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

17 August 2015 | Freetown -Use of rapid response teams and strong community involvement in finding Ebola virus disease cases and contacts is yielding results in Sierra Leone. An epidemiological week has now passed with no new Ebola cases for the first time since the beginning of the outbreak...

Created on 2015-08-17 09:00:00
40 Statement on the 6th IHR Emergency Committee meeting regarding the international spread of wild poliovirus
( WHO News )

Content by: World Health Organization

The sixth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of wild poliovirus was convened via teleconference by the Director-General on 4 August 2015.

Created on 2015-08-17 12:01:00


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