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News in Brief 23 September 2016 (PM)

Kundhavi Kadiresan. Photo: FAO

  BRICS can impact food security: FAO The five countries with newly industrialized economies, known as the BRICS, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, are well placed to lead agricultural reforms which…

23 Sep 2016 / Listen /

Internal reconciliation can be affected by "external intervention" in South Sudan

Taban Deng Gai, Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly's seventy-first session.UN Photo/Cia Pak

Reconciliation between former foes in South Sudan could be negatively affected by external intervention, the First Vice President of the African country has said at the United Nations in New York. Taban Deng…

23 Sep 2016 / Listen /
“Going nuclear armed" is North Korea policy "We are not advocates of revenge": Yemeni president on Houthi rebels Security Council affirms role of nuclear test-ban treaty in promoting peace Bolivians are treated in an "inhuman way" over sea access, says Evo Morales UN chief appeals for calm ahead of Gabon election ruling News in Brief 23 September 2016 (AM) – Geneva UN chief highlights role of SDGs in ending hunger Security Council debates terrorist threat to aviation
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Financing SDGs a major concern for Caribbean Community

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) meets with Irwin LaRocque, Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

Ensuring financing so that they can meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is among the top concerns for the…

24 Sep 2016 / Listen /

"We need action from everyone" to reach 2030 goals: UN chief

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (upper row, centre) in a group photo with 17 volunteering staff of the Vienna-based organisations holding panels depicting the 17 SDGs at the Vienna International Centre. UN Photo/Nikoleta Haffar

"We need action from everyone" to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030; global targets which will end…

23 Sep 2016 / Listen /

One of world's worst humanitarian crises "struggling for attention"


One of world's worst humanitarian crises underway in the Lake Chad Basin is "struggling for attention" according to the…

23 Sep 2016 / Listen /

Media hub generates "buzz" about UN global development goals


Real-time conversations between world leaders and journalists on how the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are being implemented one year…

23 Sep 2016 / Listen /

Culture in Africa a barrier to "sex education" for girls and boys

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African parents cannot talk openly to their children about sexual relations because of cultural barriers, according to the First…

23 Sep 2016 / Listen /
Emergency UN fund is "for all, by all" Women's economic empowerment is "uniquely important": UN chief South Sudan "struggling for survival" World must act "rapidly and forcefully" to protect heritage from terrorists Countries to "beat back" threat of heart disease Sympathy not enough, time to act on poverty, says youth delegate Warring parties urged to negotiate "a way out of hell" in Syria "Now inevitable" climate change agreement will come into force Stop polluting the planet, urges head of UN environment programme
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