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Why World Hunger Won't Go Away

Why World Hunger Won't Go Away

PARIS — José Graziano da Silva, director general of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recently said that "hunger leads to conflict, and conflict exacerbates hunger." Three very different new books examine the global ... Worldcrunch, 2 days ago

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HRW Calls on UN to Protect Western Sahara Refugees

MOSCOW, October 18 (RIA Novosti) - Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on the United Nations to closely monitor and effectively report human rights violations in Western Sahara on Saturday. "Regular, on-the-ground UN human rights monitoring and ...
 RIA Novosti1 week ago

Fitch Affirms Rio de Janeiro at 'BBB-'; National Scale Downgraded to 'AA-(bra)'; Outlook Stable

SAO PAULO & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has downgraded the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiros' National long-term rating to 'AA-(bra)' from 'AA(bra). In addition, the agency has affirmed long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB-'.
 CNBC1 week ago

For Rio, Paralympian Alana Nichols focus on kayak

, file photo, United State's Alana Nichols races … FILE - This 2013 file photo shows United States Paralympic skier Alana Nichols posesd … An Umno minister today slammed PKR leaders on an anti-Sedition Act roadshow in Australia, saying it ...
 Yahoo! Malaysia4 days ago Sports Shorts: Olympic champ Phelps suspended for six months  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

SOS Mother Earth: This is the 'biggest ever' climate change march

Across the world rallies were held to draw attention to climate change ahead of a United Nations summit in New York. High profile supporters including UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and former US Vice-President Al Gore joined a march along Central Park in the city on Sunday. The march was one of a series of events large and small held around the world — organisers said 40,000 marchers took part in an event in London, while a small gathering in Cairo featured 50-foot art piece ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago OPINION: Renewable Energies a Double-Edged Sword  Inter Press Service1 day ago Sustaining Africa's Development by Leveraging on Climate Change  Inter Press Service2 days ago Specialists gather in Yerevan for UNDP sustainable development conference  UNDP in Armenia1 week ago

India to play hardball at UN climate summit

India will play hardball at the United Nations climate summit in New York next week asking rich nations to deliver on their promise to capitalise Green Climate Fund to buy copy rights of clean technologies and have a new climate treaty on the cardinal ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

Search Technologies Assists the United Nations in Building a New Scientific Portal

Search Technologies, the leading IT services firm specializing in the design and implementation of enterprise search and search-enabled big data applications, announced today that it has been working with the Bonn-based United Nations Convention to ...
 Industrial Info Financials1 week ago
Foreign Policy In Focus

Central America's Other Refugees: Refugees come from as far away as East Africa to try their luck at crossing the Rio Grande

Central Americans are not the only ones risking their lives to get to the United States through Mexico. Tucked in among this northward flow are hundreds of migrants and asylum seekers from Africa and Asia. They include hundreds from the troubled ...
 Asmarino Independent1 day ago Central America's Other Refugees  Foreign Policy In Focus2 days ago

Cardinal Renato Martino Honored for His Indomitable Defense of Life

C-FAM Awards Former Permanent Observer to the United Nations for His "Unwavering Bravery" Vatican City, October 24, 2014 ( ) Edward Pentin | 3 hits As the Synod on the Family was in full swing last week, an organization defending ...
 Zenit1 day ago

ECOSOC United Nations Economic and Social Counci : Deputy Secretary-General, at World Bank Meeting, Says Successful Sustainable Development Agenda Must Include Justice, Human Rights, Rule of Law

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson's remarks, "Law and Justice in the United Nations Development Agenda Beyond 2015", at the World Bank Law, Justice and Development Week, in Washington, D.C., on 20October: Before you have to ...
 4 Traders2 days ago UN UNITED NATIONS : Deputy Secretary-General's remarks at World Bank Law, Justice and Development Week - "Law and Justice in the United Nations Development Agenda beyond 2015"  4 Traders2 days ago UN United Nations : Secretary-General's remarks at First Substantive Informal Session of the Preparatory Process for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development  4 Traders1 week ago Washington, DC, 16 October 2014 - Secretary-General's message to the Fourth High-Level Meeting of the Inter-Regional Dialogue on Democracy [delivered by Ms. Annika Savill, Executive Head a.i. of the United Nations Democracy Fund]  United Nations1 week ago
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