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COP25: ‘Signals of hope’ multiplying in face of global climate crisis, insists UN's Guterres
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
COP25: ‘Signals of hope’ multiplying in face of global climate crisis, insists UN's Guterres
The UN Secretary-General has outlined the “increased ambition and commitment” that the world needs from governments during the coming days of the COP25 UN climate change conference which opens in Madrid on Monday, calling for “accountability, responsibility and leadership” to end the global climate crisis. Read Full Article ...
 
Green economy ‘not to be feared, but an opportunity to be embraced’ says UN chief as COP25 gets unde
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Green economy ‘not to be feared, but an opportunity to be embraced’ says UN chief as COP25 gets unde
A green economy is “not one to be feared but an opportunity to be embraced”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, in a keynote speech to deleg...
 
FROM THE FIELD: India’s plastic waste revolution
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
FROM THE FIELD: India’s plastic waste revolution
The recycling of plastic waste in India is boosting the incomes of impoverished women and helping build roads and fire cement furnaces, thanks to support from ...
 
Decade ending 2019 likely to be hottest on record
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Decade ending 2019 likely to be hottest on record
Exceptional global heat driven by greenhouse gas emissions mean this decade will most likely go down as the warmest on record, according to the World Meteorolo...
 
Greener tourism: Greater collaboration needed to tackle rising emissions
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Greener tourism: Greater collaboration needed to tackle rising emissions
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is calling for enhanced cooperation between the transport and tourism sectors to combat climate change.Read Full Article...
 
UN film festival encourages young people to promote peace, dialogue and empathy
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
UN film festival encourages young people to promote peace, dialogue and empathy
Demonstrating empathy, humour and intelligence, a group of young film-makers have been recognized for their short videos, which tackle the weighty issues of di...
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World Television Day celebrates an integral part of modern life
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
World Television Day celebrates an integral part of modern life
Seven decades of United Nations’ work in developing new standards and systems for broadcasting are being celebrated on Thursday, World Television Day, an annua...
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‘Maximize the positive’ from new technologies, for our digital future, Guterres urges
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
‘Maximize the positive’ from new technologies, for our digital future, Guterres urges
Both positive and negative technological developments are jolting the world at “unprecedented speed”, the UN chief said on Thursday, underscoring the need to “...
 
270 million people are migrants, who send home a staggering $689 billion
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
270 million people are migrants, who send home a staggering $689 billion
The number of international migrants in 2019 is now estimated at 270 million and the top destination remains the United States, at nearly 51 million, the UN mi...
 
Internet Forum: Prioritize technologies most needed for sustainable development
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Internet Forum: Prioritize technologies most needed for sustainable development
It is “critical” to prioritize technologies that are most needed for sustainable development, a high-level UN official told the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)...
 
Zimbabwe ‘facing worst hunger crisis in a decade’
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Zimbabwe ‘facing worst hunger crisis in a decade’
Zimbabwe is facing its worst hunger crisis in a decade with half of the population – 7.7 million people – food insecure, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on...
 
From landlocked to land-linked: how the UN is helping some of the world’s poorest countries
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
From landlocked to land-linked: how the UN is helping some of the world’s poorest countries
How can the international community turn some of the world’s poorest, landlocked countries, into thriving, land-linked nations? On Thursday, at UN Headquarters...
 
UN strengthens ties with Eurasia regional body to tackle terrorism and crime
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
UN strengthens ties with Eurasia regional body to tackle terrorism and crime
Improving understanding of the nexus between terrorism, transnational organized crime and drug trafficking is essential, UN Secretary-General António Guterres ...
 
Serious concerns over Sahel, require ‘urgent action’: Senior UN Africa official
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Serious concerns over Sahel, require ‘urgent action’: Senior UN Africa official
The situation in Africa’s Sahel region continues to be “of serious concern and urgent action is needed”, a high-level United Nations official told the Security...
 
UN experts urge Turkey to repatriate Irish woman associated with terror group
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
UN experts urge Turkey to repatriate Irish woman associated with terror group
Turkey must ensure that an Irish woman and her infant daughter who are being held in custody there are repatriated, independent UN experts said in a statement ...
 
Political consensus critical ahead of Somalia election: UN mission chief
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Political consensus critical ahead of Somalia election: UN mission chief
With Somalia scheduled to hold “one-person, one-vote” elections next year, leaders must act now to break the “stalemate” between the central government and fed...
 
Thursday’s Daily Brief: Deadly Syria violence, risks of working at sea, poor health in jail, concern
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Thursday’s Daily Brief: Deadly Syria violence, risks of working at sea, poor health in jail, concern
 A recap of Thursday’s stories in brief: Syria’s violence continues to strike children; governments must do more for human rights in business; poor health in E...
 
Syrian Constitutional Committee a ‘sign of hope’: UN envoy tells Security Council
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Syrian Constitutional Committee a ‘sign of hope’: UN envoy tells Security Council
The launch of the Syrian Constitutional Committee could be a “door-opener” to finally providing a solution to the country’s brutal conflict, UN Special Envoy G...
 
UN condemns deadly attack on one of its vehicles in Afghan capital
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
UN condemns deadly attack on one of its vehicles in Afghan capital
A UN worker was killed and two people were injured when their vehicle was attacked in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Sunday.Read Full Article ...
 
UN Mission, community leaders, condemn South Sudan violence which left two dead at camp
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
UN Mission, community leaders, condemn South Sudan violence which left two dead at camp
Community leaders issued an apology on Monday after rioting on 21 November by “drunken youth” within a UN Protection of Civilians site run by UNMISS in South S...
 
UN mission in DR Congo appeals for calm as violent protests continue
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
UN mission in DR Congo appeals for calm as violent protests continue
The head of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has met with national authorities in the wake of an attack against its he...
 
Monday’s Daily Brief: Colombia marches, major mine action summit, violence against women a barrier t
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Monday’s Daily Brief: Colombia marches, major mine action summit, violence against women a barrier t
A recap of Monday’s stories in brief:?Guterres holds “focused and frank” informal talks over Cyprus, responds to Colombia protests; Violence targeting women im...
 
Guterres holds ‘focused and frank’ informal discussions over future of Cyprus
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Guterres holds ‘focused and frank’ informal discussions over future of Cyprus
The UN Secretary-General held “focused and frank” informal talks with the leaders of the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities on Monday in order to “take stoc...
 
UN chief hails ‘positive developments’ towards ending political crisis in Bolivia
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
UN chief hails ‘positive developments’ towards ending political crisis in Bolivia
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed recent steps towards a peaceful resolution to the political turmoil in Bolivia.Read Full Article ...
 
Guterres underscores UN role in achieving a free, secure Internet
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Guterres underscores UN role in achieving a free, secure Internet
Unless countries work together to address gaps in digital access, as well as related social and political divisions, this generation will be remembered as the ...
 
Iraq: UN ‘deeply concerned’ at continued protester deaths
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Iraq: UN ‘deeply concerned’ at continued protester deaths
UN chief António Guterres has expressed deep concern over reports of the continued use of live ammunition against demonstrators in Iraq.  Read Full Article ...
 
South Sudan: UN calls for end to inter-communal clashes, attacks against aid workers
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
South Sudan: UN calls for end to inter-communal clashes, attacks against aid workers
Peacekeepers have been sent to the northern Lakes region in South Sudan in a bid to deter further violence between communities there, the UN Mission in the cou...
 
Measles ‘misinformation campaigns’ through social media, fuel rising toll
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Measles ‘misinformation campaigns’ through social media, fuel rising toll
Measles deaths and infections in 2019 are set to “substantially exceed” last year’s toll when more than 142,000 people died from the preventable disease, the W...
 
UN team aids Samoa response to deadly measles epidemic
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
UN team aids Samoa response to deadly measles epidemic
UN teams are on the ground in Samoa as the country combats a deadly measles epidemic. So far, there have been more than 4,200 cases and 62 deaths, mainly babie...
 
Thursday’s Daily Brief: Samoa measles epidemic, Dozens die off Mauritania, Volunteer Day and Zambia’
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Thursday’s Daily Brief: Samoa measles epidemic, Dozens die off Mauritania, Volunteer Day and Zambia’
A recap of Thursday’s top stories: Dozens of migrants drowned off Mauritanian coast; measles grip Samoa as social media campaigns spread misinformation worldwi...
 
Partnerships key to taking landlocked countries out of poverty: UN Chief
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Partnerships key to taking landlocked countries out of poverty: UN Chief
The challenges faced by landlocked developing countries (LLDCs), some of the poorest in the world, can be overcome through more effective partnerships, UN Secr...
 
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