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Conflicts, crises block progress to end hunger in Near East and North Africa

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Conflicts and protracted crises are blocking efforts to end hunger in the Near East and North Africa, a new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said. Before 2010, the two…

27 Mar 2017 / Listen /

Stronger cooperation needed to improve situation of refugees in Greece: UNHCR

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Joint efforts and strengthened cooperation are crucial for improving the situation of asylum-seekers and refugees in Greece, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has urged. The agency issued eight recommendations on Monday aimed at…

27 Mar 2017 / Listen /
Killing of 6 aid workers in South Sudan an "appalling and pointless loss": UN UN "doing everything possible" to "find and help" missing experts UN Syria envoy “deeply concerned” by escalation in fighting Massive campaign to stamp out polio once and for all in Africa Climate change "threat" to SDGs "not a question of opinion": UN chief South Sudanese government yet to show "meaningful concern" for citizens Zeid had "no choice" but to repeat Yemen probe call Sri Lanka hears new call for international justice commission
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Women farmers can boost "under-performing" food production : FAO

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Women need better opportunities and resources to help improve "under-performing" smallholder food production, especially in sub-Saharan Africa and South…

29 Mar 2017 / Listen /

The scars of rape last "longer than the war": UN Special Representative

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Addressing sexual violence in conflict is the "great moral challenge of our time," the outgoing Special Representative of the…

29 Mar 2017 / Listen /

Famine is "a collective failure": WFP chief economist

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The descent into famine represents "a collective failure" from which many child survivors will never recover. That's the stark…

28 Mar 2017 / Listen /

As famine looms, Yemen "on a knife's edge": UN Coordinator

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With famine looming in Yemen, the country is "on a knife's edge" and in desperate need of cash from…

28 Mar 2017 / Listen /

Women's participation in peace talks empower Syrians “as a whole”

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In order to create a "lasting peace" in Syria, women need to have a seat at the policy-making table,…

28 Mar 2017 / Listen /
Urgent “need for progress” on nuclear disarmament Fast-response "vanguard brigade" of Peacekeepers now a reality The situation has “never been worse” in Yemen: UNICEF #RememberSlavery: African rhythms permeate Cuban music "Cultural cleansing" by terrorists is a war crime: UNESCO chief Slavery last great "unmentionable" that shaped the world: historian Prevent famine in Somalia from recurring, UN mission head urges
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