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Unemployment to remain high, quality jobs harder to find in 2018 – UN labour agency
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Sunday, 21 January 2018
Unemployment to remain high, quality jobs harder to find in 2018 – UN labour agency
While the global economy has kept up modest growth, the total number of unemployed people will likely remain high in 2018 – at above 192 million – and it will be harder to find a decent job, the United Nations labour agency reported on Monday.Read Full Article ...
 
Improved economic conditions boost air-traveller numbers worldwide – UN agency
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Thursday, 18 January 2018
Improved economic conditions boost air-traveller numbers worldwide – UN agency
A record 4.1 billion passengers took to the skies in 2017 onboard some 37 million scheduled flights globally, the United Nations civil aviation agency reported...
 
Migration, sustaining peace, development high on UN General Assembly’s agenda for 2018
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Thursday, 11 January 2018
Migration, sustaining peace, development high on UN General Assembly’s agenda for 2018
Migration, sustaining peace and development are among the priorities of the United Nations General Assembly for the remainder of the current session through Se...
 
UN regional forum for Latin America and Caribbean marks 70th anniversary
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Wednesday, 10 January 2018
UN regional forum for Latin America and Caribbean marks 70th anniversary
The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) celebrated its 70th anniversary on Wednesday with a high-level seminar at its headquarters in Santiago, Chile, reaffirming its commitment to working for the dignity and well-being of all the region's inhabitants.Read Full Article ...
 
World could see 1.8 billion tourists by 2030 – UN agency
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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
World could see 1.8 billion tourists by 2030 – UN agency
By 2030, there could be 1.8 billion tourists – just over one in five persons in the world – travelling around the globe, the United Nations World Tourism Organ...
 
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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.
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    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...
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    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
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    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.