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02.07.00 – STATISTICS

AFGHANISTAN / CIVILIAN CASUALTIES

The UN mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in its 2014 mid-year report on civilian casualties said that ground combat inAfghanistansurpassed improvised explosive devices (IEDs) as the leading cause of conflict-related death and injury to Afghan civilians in the first six months of the year. UNAMA

9 Jul 2014 | Read More »

ILO / FORCED LABOR

A new report from the International Labour Organization (ILO) says that forced labour in the private economy generates $150 billion in illegal profits per year, about three times more than previously estimated. ILO

19 May 2014 | Read More »

WHO / HEALTH STATISTICS 2014

According to the World Health Statistics 2014 published today by the World Health Organization (WHO), on a global average children born in 2012 will live 6 years longer than those born in year 1990.  WHO

15 May 2014 | Read More »

IMF/ ECONOMIC OUTLOOK LATIN AMERICA

According to the IMF's latest forecast, economic activity in Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to remain low in 2014. IMF

24 Apr 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / POVERTY

One million people each week will have to lift themselves out of poverty if we are to reach the goal of ending extreme poverty worldwide by 2030. Now that the global economic crisis has eased, the World Bank thinks that's a realistic goal. WORLD BANK

10 Apr 2014 | Read More »

IMF / GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT

According to the International Monetary Fund's latest Global Financial Stability Report, over the past six months, financial stability has broadly improved in advanced economies and has deteriorated in emerging economies. IMF

9 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / MIGRATION STATISTICS

More people than ever are living abroad according to new data presented by the United Nations today, with an estimated 232 million international migrants. UNTV

11 Sep 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / WORLD REFUGEE DAY ADVANCER

The UN Refugee agency (UNHCR) annual Global Trends report, released today (19 June) covers displacement that occurred during 2012 based on data from governments, NGO partners, and the UN refugee agency itself. The report shows that as of the end of 2012, more than 45.2 million people were in situations of displacement compared to 42.5 [...]

19 Jun 2013 | Read More »

ILO / GLOBAL TRENDS 2012

Despite government interventions around the globe, the jobs crisis is continuing according to the International Labour Organization. ILO

23 Jan 2012 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / GLOBAL ECONOMIC PROSPECTS 2012

The latest economic prospects from the World Bank says that there is concern that a global slowdown could heavily impact developing countries. If the European crisis deteriorates further, growth in developing countries could be significantly reduced. WORLD BANK

17 Jan 2012 | Read More »

 

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