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Global plan launched for better data to improve lives

Wide view of participants at the UN World Data Forum in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo: Mbongiseni Mndebele

A global plan for better data to improve people's lives has been launched at the UN World Data Forum in South Africa. The Cape Town Global Action Plan for Sustainable Development Data will…

18 Jan 2017 / Listen /

UN political chief urges continued support for Iran nuclear deal

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The UN and the broader international community must continue to support the implementation of Iran's nuclear deal, the UN political chief has urged. Jeffrey Feltman briefed members of the Security Council on Iran's…

18 Jan 2017 / Listen /
Anti-Muslim hatred and other forms of bigotry on rise, warns UN chief "Heightened emotions" after UN vote on Israeli settlements Syria warring parties continue to use "aid as weapon of war": UN Powering sustainable development: first World Data Forum begins Aid and water supply concerns, "threaten fragile Syria ceasefire" "Not impossible" to fully disarm Colombian rebels "by June"
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Gender parity still "decades away" in public life: UN development chief

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Gender parity for leadership roles in public life across the world is still "decades away," according to the head…

20 Jan 2017 / Listen /

People need to be valued regardless of their identity

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All people need to be valued and included in development activities regardless of their gender identity, according to a representative…

20 Jan 2017 / Listen /

Tourism "perfect tool" to promote Sustainable Development Goals

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Tourism is a "perfect tool" to promote and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as it contributes to job…

20 Jan 2017 / Listen /

UN Syria Envoy set for international talks in Kazakhstan

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International efforts to halt the fighting in Syria stepped up a gear on Thursday with the news that top…

19 Jan 2017 / Listen /

"Lost generation" of Syrian refugee children in Turkey missing out on school

A little Syrian girl outside her family tent in Nizip 1 refugee camp, Gaziantep, southern Turkey. Photo: UNICEF/UN048823/Ergen

What could become a "lost generation" of Syrian refugee children in Turkey is missing out on school despite major…

19 Jan 2017 / Listen /
"Influx of violent extremists" an increasing challenge for authorities Agricultural leaders urged to act now to avert global water crisis War "won't prevent Aleppo from rising": UN aid coordinator Suicide bombing in Mali "direct attack on the peace process" "Win-win development" a key global goal, says China's President Xi "Modest" recovery in global economic growth Donor "consortium" needed to back up Haiti's long-term recovery
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