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UN Calling Asia: focus on Indonesia, Papua New Guinea entrepeneurs and Indian traditions

A scavenger picks through garbage in a low-income neighbourhood of Jakarta, Indonesia. World Bank File Photo/Farhana Asnap

The challenge of reducing Indonesia's "pockets of poverty" Reducing poverty in Indonesia by helping up to 80 million people who live on under US$2 a day remains the key challenge for Indonesian authorities,…

23 Jul 2015 / Listen /

UN Calling Asia: focus on malaria, humanitarian aid and migration

A woman and a child sleep under an insecticide-treated net in Laos. File Photo: The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

US$100b n cost  of  beating malaria Malaria can be beaten in the next 15 years but it’s going to…

16 Jul 2015 / Listen /

UN Calling Asia: focus on forced displacement, climate change and heatwave warning system

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Forced displacement on the rise in Asia The number of people in Asia forced by conflict and instability to…

9 Jul 2015 / Listen /

UN Calling Asia: focus on North Korea, food insecurity, and the rise of drug use

OHCHR spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani. Photo: UN Multimedia

North Korea the focus of new UN rights hub in Seoul Millions of people in North Korea also known…

2 Jul 2015 / Listen /
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