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UN to draw up comprehensive plan to address world food crisis
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Wednesday, 30 April 2008
UN to draw up comprehensive plan to address world food crisis
The United Nations is aiming to have a comprehensive plan to tackle the global food crisis in place by the beginning of June, "around which the institutions and leaders around the world can coalesce," Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs John Holmes said today.Read Full Article ...
 
Secretary-General to focus on global health during upcoming visit to Atlanta
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Tuesday, 29 April 2008
Secretary-General to focus on global health during upcoming visit to Atlanta
Global health will be the focus of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's visit to Atlanta, Georgia, next week, part of his ongoing tour of major cities in the United...
 
Starting new lecture series, Secretary-General issues warning on food crisis
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Tuesday, 29 April 2008
Starting new lecture series, Secretary-General issues warning on food crisis
The current food crisis threatens to undo all the recent efforts to lift people out of poverty around the world and could spark related economic, social and po...
 
Secretary-General Ban chairs meeting of top officials from across the UN
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Tuesday, 29 April 2008
Secretary-General Ban chairs meeting of top officials from across the UN
The current global food crisis triggered by soaring prices, the safety and security of United Nations personnel and climate change dominated talks today involv...
 
Ban Ki-moon to lead task force to tackle global food crisis
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Tuesday, 29 April 2008
Ban Ki-moon to lead task force to tackle global food crisis
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today that he will lead a high-powered task force to coordinate the efforts of the United Nations system in addressing ...
 
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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.
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    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.