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On 'Girls in ICT Day,' UN agencies encourage girls, women to seek technology careers
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Wednesday, 26 April 2017
On 'Girls in ICT Day,' UN agencies encourage girls, women to seek technology careers
United Nations agencies today introduced thousands of girls and women to careers in coding and robotics as part of its annual 'International Girls in ICT Day' celebrations around the world, meant to encourage girls and women to pursue careers in the field of information and communications technology.Read Full Article ...
 
UN migration agency releases funding for emergency response to Congolese fleeing Kasaï
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Monday, 24 April 2017
UN migration agency releases funding for emergency response to Congolese fleeing Kasaï
The United Nations migration agency released emergency funding in the amount of $100,000 to kick-start relief operations in Angola for the 1.1 million Congoles...
 
Girls worst affected as conflict keeps more than 25 million children out of school – UNICEF
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Sunday, 23 April 2017
Girls worst affected as conflict keeps more than 25 million children out of school – UNICEF
Conflict and violence has driven more than 25 million children between 6 and 15 years old – about 22 per cent of children in that age group – from sc...
 
INTERVIEW: ‘Act now,’ or by 2030, millions could be graduating from schools without even basic educa
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Wednesday, 19 April 2017
INTERVIEW: ‘Act now,’ or by 2030, millions could be graduating from schools without even basic educa
The ground-breaking, United Nations-backed International Finance Facility for Education is vital to ensure that half of the world’s children don’t miss out on ...
 
'Alarming' rise in use of children in 'suicide' attacks by Boko Haram in Lake Chad region – UNICEF
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Tuesday, 11 April 2017
'Alarming' rise in use of children in 'suicide' attacks by Boko Haram in Lake Chad region – UNICEF
The use of children, particularly girls, by the Boko Haram terrorist group in violent attacks in the Lake Chad region has seen an “alarming” surge in...
 
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    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.
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    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.