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UN tourism chief unveils plan to step down early
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Friday, 13 June 2008
UN tourism chief unveils plan to step down early
The head of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced today that he is stepping down at the start of next year to ensure a smooth transition before the scheduled end of his final term in office.Read Full Article ...
 
Uganda: UN industrial agency supports new computer refurbishment business
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Thursday, 12 June 2008
Uganda: UN industrial agency supports new computer refurbishment business
A new computer refurbishment centre was opened today in the Ugandan capital Kampala with the support of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization ...
 
To support Timorese economy, UN mission aims to increase local purchasing
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Thursday, 12 June 2008
To support Timorese economy, UN mission aims to increase local purchasing
The United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) is aiming to increase its support for long-term economic recovery in the fledgling nation by incre...
 
World must tackle
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Tuesday, 10 June 2008
World must tackle
The international community urgently needs to take counter measures to head off "globalization without social justice," according to the head of the United Nat...
 
New website showcases joint activities of UN labour and agriculture agencies
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Friday, 06 June 2008
New website showcases joint activities of UN labour and agriculture agencies
Two United Nations agencies dealing with labour and agriculture today launched a new website designed to highlight the many areas in which they work together, ...
 
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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.