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Europe, Central Asia 'transitioning' to new nutrition challenges, cautions UN agency
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Monday, 13 March 2017
Europe, Central Asia 'transitioning' to new nutrition challenges, cautions UN agency
Warning that new consumption patterns in Europe and Central Asian countries are leading to complex health challenges, the United Nations food security agency today called for policies tailored to the income and nutrition profile of these developed countries to prevent them from “transitioning” to new forms of food and nutrition insecurity.Read Ful...
 
Americas region adopts 'historic' disaster risk reduction plan at UN-backed forum in Montreal
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Wednesday, 08 March 2017
Americas region adopts 'historic' disaster risk reduction plan at UN-backed forum in Montreal
Around 50 countries and territories of the Americas at a United Nations-supported conference in Montreal, Canada, agreed a Regional Action Plan today to better...
 
UN calls for support to recovery plan as Haiti loses $2.7 billion in Hurricane Matthew
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Sunday, 05 March 2017
UN calls for support to recovery plan as Haiti loses $2.7 billion in Hurricane Matthew
The United Nations office dedicated to disaster risk reduction today called for urgent support to improve disaster risk management in Haiti, following a damage...
 
At first ‘playable’ UN conference, tech experts, gamers drive new thinking on global development
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Thursday, 02 March 2017
At first ‘playable’ UN conference, tech experts, gamers drive new thinking on global development
Hands-free gardening for a greener future, video gamers using their skills to help achieve the United Nations-led Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – these ...
 
Innovation imperative to make Global Goals a reality – UN official, on day one of ideas fest
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Wednesday, 01 March 2017
Innovation imperative to make Global Goals a reality – UN official, on day one of ideas fest
The first ‘playable’ United Nations conference on sustainable development kicked-off today in Germany’s city of Bonn, aiming to chart a new way of thinking on ...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.