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Madagascar focuses on economic growth with support of IMF

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Madagascar is planning to triple investment spending in order to boost the economy of the Indian Ocean island. It follows a three-year US$ 310 million commitment by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Madagascar…

22 Aug 2016 / Listen /

"Greater range of voices" to be heard at infrastructure forum

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

A global forum which is aimed at improving infrastructure, especially in the developing world, will allow a "greater range…

16 Apr 2016 / Listen /

"Ownership" key to global goals

Sustainably managed forests hold vast potential to play a decisive role in ending hunger, improving livelihoods and combating climate change. 
Photo: FAO/Simon Maina

The ownership by national governments of new global development goals is crucial if they are to succeed according to…

23 Sep 2015 /

UN Calling Asia: focus on terrorism, interfaith dialogue and financial systems

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Terrorist groups recruiting in Central Asia  Terrorist groups are actively recruiting fighters in Central Asian countries, according to a…

10 Sep 2015 /
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