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UN agriculture agency launches handbook to improve safety in banana farming sector
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Tuesday, 07 November 2017
UN agriculture agency launches handbook to improve safety in banana farming sector
The United Nations agriculture agency and the Government of Ecuador launched Wednesday a practical guide for workers in the banana sector – the most exported fresh fruit in the world, both by volume and by economic value – to promote healthier and safer work conditions.Read Full Article ...
 
UN 'will walk with Haiti' on path towards sustainable development, senior official pledges
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Sunday, 05 November 2017
UN 'will walk with Haiti' on path towards sustainable development, senior official pledges
United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and UN Special Envoy for Haiti Josette Sheeran wrapped up a three-day visit to the island on Sunday, ple...
 
UN meeting in Dubai to examine crucial role of space for development
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Sunday, 05 November 2017
UN meeting in Dubai to examine crucial role of space for development
A United Nations meeting opened in Dubai on Monday aiming to examine how the global space community can contribute to international efforts to bring about a mo...
 
UN backed-report highlights role of business in achieving Global Goal on peace, justice and strong i
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Thursday, 02 November 2017
UN backed-report highlights role of business in achieving Global Goal on peace, justice and strong i
Through anti-corruption measures, promoting diversity and supporting justice initiatives, companies play a crucial role in achieving targets in the 2030 Agenda...
 
UN forum closes in Bahrain with the spotlight on entrepreneurs for sustainable development
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Wednesday, 01 November 2017
UN forum closes in Bahrain with the spotlight on entrepreneurs for sustainable development
A United Nations forum on sustainable development concluded today in Bahrain with a strong call for the integration of entrepreneurship and innovation in all e...
 
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