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Efforts to bridge Afghanistan's digital divide gets boost from UN
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Friday, 29 August 2008
Efforts to bridge Afghanistan's digital divide gets boost from UN
A new agreement between the United Nations and the Afghan Government will help boost efforts to narrow the gap between those in the South Asian nation who benefit from the use of information and communication technology (ICT) and those who do not.Read Full Article ...
 
Latin America and Caribbean record solid economic growth figures, UN reports
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Thursday, 28 August 2008
Latin America and Caribbean record solid economic growth figures, UN reports
Latin America and the Caribbean have posted positive economic gains for the sixth year in a row, despite the global downturn, with gross domestic product (GDP)...
 
Haiti: UN agency helps contain damage wrought by deadly hurricane
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Thursday, 28 August 2008
Haiti: UN agency helps contain damage wrought by deadly hurricane
Initiatives by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Haiti are helping to rein in the damage wrought by Hurricane Gustav, which has claimed nearly...
 
Successful trade talks can boost global economy and livelihoods, says UN official
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Thursday, 21 August 2008
Successful trade talks can boost global economy and livelihoods, says UN official
A successful outcome to global trade talks is vital to strengthening the world economy and improving the livelihoods of millions of poor and vulnerable people,...
 
Peruvian textile makers benefit from UN-backed initiative
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Monday, 18 August 2008
Peruvian textile makers benefit from UN-backed initiative
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is backing a project in the Andean mountains of Peru to promote the traditional practice of textile weaving as ...
 
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