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UN agency calls for global child helpline telephone number
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Monday, 16 June 2008
UN agency calls for global child helpline telephone number
In a bid to make it easier for children around the world to call for support and counselling, the United Nations International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has asked all countries to link child helplines to one telephone number.Read Full Article ...
 
UNICEF begins new phase of campaign to reduce malnutrition in Togo
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Monday, 16 June 2008
UNICEF begins new phase of campaign to reduce malnutrition in Togo
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has launched the second part of its multi-phase campaign to detect and treat widespread malnutrition in Togolese...
 
Liberia: UN mission builds safe house for victims of sexual violence
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Saturday, 14 June 2008
Liberia: UN mission builds safe house for victims of sexual violence
The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) has built a new safe house for survivors of sexual violence in the capital, Monrovia, and helped refurbish a form...
 
Greater access to education key to combating child labour - UN
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Thursday, 12 June 2008
Greater access to education key to combating child labour - UN
The United Nations is urging improved access to education as the right response to address the plight of the estimated 165 million children between the ages of...
 
UNIFEM head newest torch bearer in campaign to empower women
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Wednesday, 11 June 2008
UNIFEM head newest torch bearer in campaign to empower women
The head of the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) today became the latest recipient of the MDG3 Champion Torch, committing the agency to "doin...
 
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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.