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Conflict casts shadow on fight to end hunger in some regions – UN agriculture agency
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Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Conflict casts shadow on fight to end hunger in some regions – UN agriculture agency
Conflict and protracted crises in a handful of countries in the Near East and North Africa are hindering efforts to eradicate hunger in the region by 2030, according to a United Nations report published Thursday.Read Full Article ...
 
UN chief highlights need for Internet governance to support innovation, prevent criminal use
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Sunday, 17 December 2017
UN chief highlights need for Internet governance to support innovation, prevent criminal use
Adequate governance is critical to realizing the vast promise of the Internet for a better world for all, Secretary-General António Guterres told the annual Un...
 
UN forum sees ‘moderate’ recovery for Latin American and Caribbean economies in 2018
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Wednesday, 13 December 2017
UN forum sees ‘moderate’ recovery for Latin American and Caribbean economies in 2018
New economic projections for Latin America and the Caribbean show moderate recovery in 2018 and growth the following year – with favoured expansions in consumption and domestic investment, the United Nations reported Thursday.Read Full Article ...
 
Lift in global economy prompts opportunities to tackle deep-rooted development issues – UN
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Sunday, 10 December 2017
Lift in global economy prompts opportunities to tackle deep-rooted development issues – UN
A three per cent upturn in the global economy has paved the way to readjust policy towards longer-term issues, such as addressing climate change, tackling exis...
 
Use fiscal stability to bolster inclusive, sustainable development in Asia-Pacific, UN report urges
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Tuesday, 05 December 2017
Use fiscal stability to bolster inclusive, sustainable development in Asia-Pacific, UN report urges
Countries in the Asia-Pacific region should make the most of the prevailing stable economic conditions to orient their economies towards a more socially inclus...
 
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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.