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New UN finance panel to push Global Goals forward
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Monday, 27 January 2020
New UN finance panel to push Global Goals forward
The President of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday encouraged Member States to support a new panel that has been set up to help make the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a reality, by 2030.  Read Full Article ...
 
Nearly half a billion can’t find decent work, unemployment set to rise: new UN labour report
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Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Nearly half a billion can’t find decent work, unemployment set to rise: new UN labour report
Around half a billion people work fewer paid hours than they would like, or are not getting enough access to paid work, shows a study published by the Internat...
 
Rising inequality affecting more than two-thirds of the globe, but it’s not inevitable: new UN repor
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Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Rising inequality affecting more than two-thirds of the globe, but it’s not inevitable: new UN repor
Inequality is growing for more than 70 per cent of the global population, exacerbating the risks of divisions and hampering economic and social development. Bu...
 
Protecting refugees in Europe: UNHCR calls for a ‘year of change’
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Saturday, 11 January 2020
Protecting refugees in Europe: UNHCR calls for a ‘year of change’
The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) is calling on the European Union (EU) to make 2020 “the year of change for robust refugee protection”. On Thursday, the agency is...
 
UN committed to helping Haiti build better future, says Guterres, marking 10-year anniversary of dev
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Saturday, 11 January 2020
UN committed to helping Haiti build better future, says Guterres, marking 10-year anniversary of dev
On 12 January 2010, a 7.0 magnitude quake struck the Haiti, devastating its capital, Port-au-Prince. About 220,00 people were reportedly killed, among them, 10...
 
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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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