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Award revs up innovators behind intercultural projects

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Intercultural innovators are not uncommon around UN Headquarters in New York, but it's not every day they arrive courtesy of one of the world's leading car companies. Germany's BMW Group joined the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC) in the driving seat on Wednesday, to hand out Intercultural Innovations Awards to 10 projects centered on [...]

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News in Brief 01 December 2017 (PM)

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Global HIV/AIDS response still "lagging behind" despite progress Despite major progress on ending the AIDS epidemic, parts of the global response to battling the HIV virus are still "lagging behind", the UN chief said on Friday. In a statement to mark World Aids Day, António Guterres said that men were less likely to know if [...]

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UN Daily News Programme 01 December 2017

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Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Dianne Penn and Daniel Johnson. In today’s programme: It's World AIDS Day and we hear why men are critical to ending the epidemic by 2030; and: A senior UN official tells us a proposed international agreement on migration must be [...]

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News in Brief 1 December 2017 – Geneva (AM)

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$22.5 billion needed to help 91 million people in 2018: UN relief chief A record level of aid funding – more than $22.5 billion – is needed to deliver lifesaving assistance around the world in 2018, the UN's Emergency Relief Coordinator said on Friday. Announcing the Global Humanitarian Appeal, Mark Lowcock said that an estimated [...]

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UNAIDS says men critical to ending epidemic

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Ambitions of zero infections, zero deaths and zero stigma when it comes to AIDS cannot be achieved without addressing worrying trends seen with men. That's the view of Simon Bland, head of the  UNAIDS  office in New York, who says ending the epidemic by 2030 means getting men, who are less likely to access healthcare [...]

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Migration compact needs to be "truly global": UN Representative

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Governments now understand that their national migration policies cannot work unless they fit into an international model. That's the message from the UN Special Representative for International Migration, Louise Arbour. Over the past year, she has been overseeing regional negotiations that will lead to the adoption of a Global Compact for Migration in 2018. The [...]

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