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“Time to take action” on youth unemployment

Job seekers in Zimbabwe. ILO Photo/Maillard J.

The time for talking is over, action must now be taken to combat the increasing levels of youth unemployment around the globe. That is the resounding message from some young people who recently…

23 Jul 2014 / Listen /

CAR refugees in desperate need of humanitarian assistance

Displaced people in Bangui, CAR. Copyright: WFP/Rein Skullerud

The humanitarian situation of refugees fleeing Central African Republic into neighbouring countries continues to worsen as aid agencies struggle…

22 Jul 2014 / Listen /

FAO warns of fruit bat risk in West African Ebola epidemic

Juan Lubroth. Photo: FAO/Giulio Napolitano

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is warning that increased efforts are needed to improve…

21 Jul 2014 / Listen /

FAO warns of wild animal risk in West African Ebola epidemic

Health care worker checks on a man with possible ebola infection.  (UNifeed video capture)

Rural communities in West Africa are at risk of contracting the deadly Ebola virus from eating certain wildlife species,…

21 Jul 2014 / Listen /
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