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02.04.00 – DEVELOPMENT

GENEVA / PALESTINE TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT

Presenting UNCTAD’s annual report on assistance to the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Mahmoud Elkhafif said that the local economy suffered its first decline in seven years due to “the full scale military operation over Gaza that took place in July and August last year.” UNTV CH

1 Sep 2015 | Read More »

UN / IPU PRESSER

Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) president Saber Chowdhury Friday told reporters in New York "if you really want to see success on the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) –as we all desperately want to- I think the role of Parliamentarians is going to be of critical importance." UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Aug 2015 | Read More »

ADDIS ABABA / ACTION AGENDA ADOPTION

After delegates from 193 countries agreed on the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, Wu Hongbo, Secretary-General of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development called the present outcome document "the best one we could get – and international community should be proud of this." UNIFEED-UNTV

16 Jul 2015 | Read More »

ADDIS ABABA / AMINA MOHAMMED PRESSER

Commenting on the outcome document of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, UN top official on Post-2015 Development Planning told reporters Thursday that "for the first time we see a financing platform that delivers social protection and public services for all.” UNIFEED-UNTV

16 Jul 2015 | Read More »

ADDIS ABABA / IMF TAXATION

One of the heavily discussed issues of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development was boosting domestic revenues, for example through more effective taxation. UNIFEED-UNTV

16 Jul 2015 | Read More »

ADDIS ABABA / CONFERENCE OPENING

At the opening Monday of the Third Financing for Development Conference, UN Secretary-General said "2015 must be a year for global action", stressing "let us put aside what divides us and overcome narrow self-interest in favour of working together for the common well-being of humanity." UNIFEED-UNTV

13 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UGANDA / IFAD FIGHTING POVERTY

In Uganda a pilot project has helped change the lives of the most vulnerable families with an innovative method that helps them imagine their lives differently while providing them with the skills and knowledge to break out of poverty. IFAD

7 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / MDGs

At the launch of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) report in Oslo, Norway Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that "global efforts to achieve the Goals have saved millions of lives and improved conditions for millions more around the world.” UNIFEED – UNTV /FILE

6 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / MDGs ASSESSMENT REPORT

At a press encounter for the launch of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Assessment Report, the Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs Wu Hongbo said "the unfinished business of the MDG programme will form a foundation of one of the pillars for the future sustainable development agenda." UNIFEED-UNTV

6 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT REPORT

A top UN   official today said UN thinking on development is evolving. At the launch of the Global Sustainable Development Report, Nikhil Seth, Director of the Division for Sustainable Development of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, said that "this is a crucial time in the evolution of development thinking in the United Nations." [...]

30 Jun 2015 | Read More »

 

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