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Sustainable development focus of upcoming UN Asia-Pacific meeting

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Regional cooperation on the issue of sustainable development will top the agenda when representatives from more than 50 countries in Asia and the Pacific meet in Bangkok next week. They are coming together…

13 May 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 13 April 2017 (AM)

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More investment needed to meet SDG water and sanitation targets Countries need to increase investment in water and sanitation…

13 Apr 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 /

Reality “catching up” with short-term thinking on development: UNDP

Matilde Mordt, senior UN Development Programme official for Latin America and the Caribbean. Photo: UN News/Matthew Wells

When it comes to the whole "action agenda" on sustainable development, "reality is catching up" with governments which fail…

14 Mar 2017 / Listen /
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