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UN calls for better protection of refugees in the EU and globally

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Refugees need to be better protected in the European Union (EU) and globally, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), has urged. In a paper presented on Monday, the agency also called for a "far-reaching"…

5 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Poorest countries face "obstacles" to realize sustainable transport

Photo: World Bank/Curt Carnemark

The world's poorest countries face "particular obstacles" in realizing sustainable transport according to a senior UN official. Gyan Chandra…

27 Nov 2016 / Listen /

World has "resolve" to transform transport systems

Passengers arriving at the Simon Bolivar bus station in Bogotá, Colombia. Photo: World Bank/Dominic Chavez

The world has the "resolve commitment, imagination and creativity" to transform "transport systems in a sustainable manner that will…

26 Nov 2016 / Listen /

Safety nets urged for elderly, disabled and poorest in Ukraine

Residents walk along the main road of Nikishino village in eastern Ukraine. Photo: UNHCR Andrew McConnell

Safety nets need to be provided for the elderly, the disabled and the poorest in Ukraine, the head of…

24 Nov 2016 / Listen /
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