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UN CALLING ASIA: Poverty and inequality on the increase in Pacific

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Poverty and inequality are on the increase in the Pacific according to a report released by the UN Development Programme (UNDP). The “State of Human Development in the Pacific” report reveals that one…

4 Sep 2014 / Listen /

UN CALLING ASIA: Samoa prepares to welcome international community

Ali'ioaiga Feturi Elisaia. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras

The Pacific Ocean nation of Samoa is preparing to welcome the international community for a meeting focussing on the…

28 Aug 2014 / Listen /

UN CALLING ASIA: Auditing of Afghan votes continue with over 5 000 ballot boxes opened

Nicholas Haysom, the United Nations Secretary-General's Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan.   Photo: Fardin Waezi / UNAMA

As the auditing of the votes from the June 14 runoff presidential election continues in Afghanistan, more than 5,000…

21 Aug 2014 / Listen /

UN CALLING ASIA: Jobless growth in India "worrying" for policy makers

Women of Lunavada walking to their workplace. UN Photo/Jean Pierre Laffont

The economic growth that India has experienced over the last ten years has, many would say, been impressive, but…

14 Aug 2014 / Listen /
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