UNDPI.org

NGO information exchange

Tuesday
Nov 12th
 
Home arrow UN news arrow Economic Development
Economic Development
World could face severe economic downturn, new UN report suggests
User Rating: / 0
Thursday, 15 May 2008
World could face severe economic downturn, new UN report suggests
The deepening credit crisis in affluent countries triggered by the continuing housing slump, the declining value of the United States dollar, persisting global imbalances and soaring oil and commodity prices pose major threats to economic growth around the world, according to a report released today by United Nations economists.Read Full Article ...
 
Secretary-General Ban calls for
User Rating: / 0
Wednesday, 14 May 2008
Secretary-General Ban calls for
As the world faces a food crisis, agriculture requires "reinvigorating" to produce enough food to feed the burgeoning global population, Secretary-General Ban ...
 
Tea consumption must be boosted to match supply, UN says
User Rating: / 0
Wednesday, 14 May 2008
Tea consumption must be boosted to match supply, UN says
Boosting demand for tea is crucial to ensure price stability and returns to developing country producers, according to new report by the United Nations Food an...
 
Experienced Australian official to head UN intellectual property agency
User Rating: / 0
Tuesday, 13 May 2008
Experienced Australian official to head UN intellectual property agency
The United Nations agency tasked with protecting ownership of intellectual property announced today that an Australian national with extensive experience in th...
 
Water and sanitation vital to achieving other development goals, UN official says
User Rating: / 0
Tuesday, 13 May 2008
Water and sanitation vital to achieving other development goals, UN official says
Improving access to safe drinking water and decent sanitation worldwide will be critical to resolving many other challenges relating to sustainable development...
 
<< Start < Prev 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 Next > End >>

Results 1881 - 1885 of 1910

Poll

How often do you receive first hand information about the UN from your radio & TV stations?
 

Crisis watch

  • 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.