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In historic move, UN creates single entity to promote women's empowerment

The UN General Assembly was voting Friday to create new entity to accelerate progress in meeting the needs of women and girls worldwide.

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URDU #27: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama

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HINDI #27: Antar Rashtriya Patrika

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BANGLA #27: Jati Shongher Protidhoni

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South-South trade offers fresh start for Africa

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD, has just released its annual report highlighting new forms of partnerships between Africa and other developing countries. Richard Kozul Wright, Head of the Economic Cooperation and Integration among developing countries uses the term “South-South cooperation” and explains to our colleague, Jocelyne Sambira, what it means. Duration: [...]

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ITU leads effort to reconstruct Haiti’s telecom and ICT infrastructure

An international effort is underway to speed up reconstruction of Haiti’s crucial telecommunications and ICT infrastructure destroyed in the earthquake of 12 January this year.

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UN Daily News 02 July 2010

News and features from United Nations Radio.

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In historic move, UN creates single entity to promote women’s empowerment

The UN General Assembly was voting Friday to create new entity to accelerate progress in meeting the needs of women and girls worldwide.

2 Jul 2010 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Somali refugees face dangers and obstacles in their flight to safety: UNHCR

Despite the continuing deterioration in Somalia’s security and humanitarian environment, latest data shows that the flow of refugees into most neighbouring countries has decreased considerably compared to the same period last year.

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WFP to double number of people receiving food assistance in Niger

A new government survey shows malnutrition rates among young children in Niger at emergency levels. Government’s annual child nutrition survey revealed that the global acute malnutrition rate for the whole country had reached 16.7 percent for children under five, compared to 12.3 percent in 2009.

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CARICOM calls for the establishment of a global approach in marking and tracing weapons

As a region where pockets of significant gun violence exists, the Caribbean attaches importance to all efforts aimed at regulating the manufacture and trade in small arms and light weapons. The view was expressed by Jamaica’s representative Ambassador Raymond Wolfe to the 4th Biennial meeting of States on the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat [...]

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The UN hosts a debate on women's rights

Gender equality and the empowerment of women are among the top development goals of the United Nations. But culture and the social norms arising from it play a significant part in how people perceive women’s role in society and can affect the pace at which societies achieve these goals. A recent expert debate at the [...]

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Land disputes in Haiti

Six months after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, thousands of families remain homeless.

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