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Delegation from UN Peacebuilding Commission begins visit to Burundi
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Delegation from UN Peacebuilding Commission begins visit to Burundi
A delegation from the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission, set up to help prevent post-conflict countries from sliding back into war and misrule, travels today to Burundi on a six-day mission to examine how to help the struggling African nation move forward.Read Full Article ...
 
Experienced gender official from Spain chosen to head UNIFEM
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Experienced gender official from Spain chosen to head UNIFEM
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced today that InRead Full Article ...
 
General Assembly President calls on States to resist
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
General Assembly President calls on States to resist
Countries should resist the "temptation of protectionism" because free trade and the broader process of globalization have brought people closer together and p...
 
General Assembly President holds talks with Gabonese, British officials
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
General Assembly President holds talks with Gabonese, British officials
General Assembly President Srgjan Kerim has held talks today with senior Government ministers from Gabon and the United Kingdom, discussing issues ranging from...
 
Global warming continues, regardless of La Ni
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Global warming continues, regardless of La Ni
The long-term trend of global warming is continuing, despite the current La NiRead Full Article ...
 
Goal of universal primary education under threat from lack of funds, says UN
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Goal of universal primary education under threat from lack of funds, says UN
The internationally agreed goal of universal primary education for every child by 2015 is at risk unless donors scale up aid for basic education, according to ...
 
Haiti: UN increases food distributions following protests over high prices
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Haiti: UN increases food distributions following protests over high prices
The United Nations is taking further action to confront food insecurity in Haiti with plans to distribute 8,000 more tons in the poorest country in the Western...
 
Haiti: UN mission says situation still tense after violent protests in port town
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Haiti: UN mission says situation still tense after violent protests in port town
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti said today that the situation remains tense in the south-western town of Les Cayes after yesterday's demonstra...
 
Health care must be scaled up to reduce maternal and child deaths - UN
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Health care must be scaled up to reduce maternal and child deaths - UN
With over 10 million women and children in developing countries still dying every year from largely preventable and treatable causes, a new report by United Na...
 
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