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Worldwide postal services to go green with UN help
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Tuesday, 06 May 2008
Worldwide postal services to go green with UN help
Two United Nations agencies are to work together to slash carbon dioxide emissions by the postal sector.Read Full Article ...
 
At UN gathering, Asia-Pacific nations agree to cooperate on renewable energy
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Thursday, 01 May 2008
At UN gathering, Asia-Pacific nations agree to cooperate on renewable energy
Asia-Pacific countries reached an agreement at a United Nations meeting in Bangkok to boost their collaboration on developing renewable energy in a bid to decr...
 
Postal services a key element of development, says Ban Ki-moon
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Wednesday, 30 April 2008
Postal services a key element of development, says Ban Ki-moon
Marking the 60th anniversary of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) as a United Nations agency, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has highlighted the important role o...
 
Efforts to reach Asia-Pacific development targets threatened by gaps - UN
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Tuesday, 29 April 2008
Efforts to reach Asia-Pacific development targets threatened by gaps - UN
Without filling gaps in key areas - including child and maternal mortality, environmental sustainability and water and sanitation - countries of the Asia-Pacif...
 
Asia-Pacific must encourage sustainable, efficient energy use - Ban Ki-moon
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Monday, 28 April 2008
Asia-Pacific must encourage sustainable, efficient energy use - Ban Ki-moon
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on Asia-Pacific countries to promote the sustainable and efficient use of energy, given the backdrop of surging oil ...
 
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    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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    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.