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Israel joins UN corporate responsibility pact
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Wednesday, 16 July 2008
Israel joins UN corporate responsibility pact
The United Nations Global Compact, a voluntary initiative for social responsibility in private enterprise, was officially launched in Israel today, in a ceremony hosted by Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni.Read Full Article ...
 
Prosperity and stability boosted by trade and globalization, says WTO
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Tuesday, 15 July 2008
Prosperity and stability boosted by trade and globalization, says WTO
Trade and globalization have had the double effect of enhancing prosperity for hundreds of millions of people and stepping up stability among nations, accordin...
 
Panama's rural poor to benefit from UN-backed development project
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Tuesday, 15 July 2008
Panama's rural poor to benefit from UN-backed development project
A new project backed by the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) aims to improve the lives of some 10,000 men and women in rur...
 
New UN report spotlights economic progress in world's most vulnerable nations
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Friday, 11 July 2008
New UN report spotlights economic progress in world's most vulnerable nations
Although least developed countries as a group had registered impressive economic growth over the past 30 years, the number of poor continued to rise, according...
 
Migiro outlines how UN can better assist countries meet development goals
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Friday, 11 July 2008
Migiro outlines how UN can better assist countries meet development goals
The United Nations can best assist countries reach their development goals by focusing on national priorities, continually improving its programmes and ensurin...
 
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