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UN CALLING ASIA: Papua New Guinea struggles to meet MDG poverty targets

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As countries around the world continue to push towards reaching the Millennium Development goals or MDGs, there are a few states which are still struggling to meet the poverty targets. One of those…

17 Apr 2014 / Listen /

Women in Papua plant roots of independence

Papua women farmers.  IFAD

Papua, Indonesia's easternmost province is one of the most remote and least developed corners on the planet. It's a…

17 Apr 2014 / Listen /

UN rapporteur waits to hear about execution of Iranian woman

Ahmed Shaheed, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran. UN Photo/Amanda Voisard

The execution of an Iranian woman has reportedly been postponed following the intervention of the UN Special Rapporteur on…

15 Apr 2014 / Listen /

Iran urged to halt execution of woman

Ahmed Shaheed

Iran has been urged by the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the country, to…

15 Apr 2014 / Listen /
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