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SIDS share "unique challenges" to food security and nutrition

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The launch of a Global Action Programme on Food Security and Nutrition in the Small Island Developing States or SIDS has been welcomed by the UN. Peter Thompson, the UN General Assembly President,…

6 Jul 2017 / Listen /

"Put aside short-term national gain" to save the ocean: UN chief

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UN Member States need to "put aside short-term national gain" in order to protect the ocean, which represents "the…

5 Jun 2017 / Listen /

UN Global Perspective: focus on climate change, wastewater and Yemen

A view of the Pacific Ocean from Monterey Bay, California. 2016 made history with a record global temperature high, WMO reports. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

Action must be taken "soon" to mitigate climate change: WMO Governments need to “act soon” to meet the goals…

23 Mar 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 13 February 2016 (PM)

Members of an Indian farmers group measure local groundwater levels at an observation well. Photo: FAO/Noah Seelam

Help small farmers adapt to climate change: FAO Agriculture holds the key to eradicating poverty and hunger in addition…

13 Feb 2017 / Listen /
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