UNDPI.org

NGO information exchange

Sunday
Sep 15th
 
Home arrow UN news arrow Health, Poverty, Food Security
Health, Poverty, Food Security
UN relief chief sets aside $100 million in emergency funds for food crisis
User Rating: / 0
Monday, 19 May 2008
UN relief chief sets aside $100 million in emergency funds for food crisis
The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator has decided to reserve $100 million from the world body's Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to address immediate issues stemming from the food crisis triggered by the recent surge in global food prices.Read Full Article ...
 
New work rules could help fight against HIV/AIDS, UN labour agency says
User Rating: / 0
Wednesday, 14 May 2008
New work rules could help fight against HIV/AIDS, UN labour agency says
Many countries are taking significant steps to tackle the issue of HIV/AIDS in the workplace and their new regulations could help in the fight against scourge,...
 
Secretary-General convenes inaugural meeting of food crisis task force
User Rating: / 0
Wednesday, 14 May 2008
Secretary-General convenes inaugural meeting of food crisis task force
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today convened the inaugural meeting of a high-level task force of senior United Nations officials aimed at addressing the food c...
 
General Assembly President holds talks with Egyptian leaders
User Rating: / 0
Tuesday, 13 May 2008
General Assembly President holds talks with Egyptian leaders
The global food crisis, Security Council reform and the most recent developments in the Middle East have topped the agenda during talks in Cairo between Genera...
 
International task force on global food crisis opens new website - UN
User Rating: / 0
Tuesday, 13 May 2008
International task force on global food crisis opens new website - UN
After holding its first meeting this week in New York, the new international task force on the global food crisis, which is chaired by United Nations Secretary...
 
<< Start < Prev 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 Next > End >>

Results 2781 - 2785 of 2828

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.