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Poor, landlocked countries remain on the economic fringe, UN official says
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Wednesday, 18 June 2008
Poor, landlocked countries remain on the economic fringe, UN official says
Landlocked developing countries remain marginalized in the global economy, despite increased development aid, debt relief and greater access to international markets, the United Nations envoy for the world's poorest nations said today.Read Full Article ...
 
UN intellectual property agency welcomes African move on industrial design pact
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Tuesday, 17 June 2008
UN intellectual property agency welcomes African move on industrial design pact
The United Nations agency tasked with protecting ownership of intellectual property has welcomed the accession of an African group representing 16 countries to...
 
Lebanese farmers receive goats and cows as part of UN assistance project
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Friday, 13 June 2008
Lebanese farmers receive goats and cows as part of UN assistance project
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has handed out the first batch of 1,600 goats and 200 cows to farmers in southern Lebanon as part as...
 
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 transit...
 
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 ...
 
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