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05.01.01 – INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT SERVICES

VIENNA / UNIDO FORUM

Participants of the second UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Forum emphasized that technical assistance, such as that delivered by UNIDO in many regions of the world, has already made a concrete impact on the ground and continues to be a crucial mechanism for enhancing development and progress. UNIDO-LINX

4 Nov 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / HORN OF AFRICA FUNDING

Leaders of global and regional institutions are in the Horn of Africa to pledge political support and major new financial assistance for countries in the region, totalling more than (USD) 8 billion over the coming years. WORLD BANK

27 Oct 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / HAITI INFRASTRUCTURE

The World Bank Group announced two major initiatives today – a pledge of millions to fight cholera in Haiti and an initiative potentially worth trillions to raise private money for global infrastructure. WORLD BANK / FILE

9 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SAMOA / PRINCE OF SALEAPAGA

The villagers of Siupapa, sub-village of Saleapaga, the Prime Minister of Samoa’s Village, are waiting in anticipation. A very rare ceremony is happening. During the Small Islands Conference in Samoa, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is visiting Siupapa – the village that has decided to name him not only a new “Matai”, chief – but also [...]

1 Sep 2014 | Read More »

ILO / BANGLADESH

The United Nations labour agency (ILO) today welcomed an agreement signed by international fashion brands and retailers, and trade unions to prevent workplace disasters and insisted action had to happen immediately on improving conditions in factories in Bangladesh. CH-UNTV

16 May 2013 | Read More »

UN/ POST 2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

United Kingdom's Prime Minister David Cameron, one of the Co-Chairs of the Secretary-General's High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, briefs journalists on the steps to take after the U.N. Millennium Development Goals expire in 2015.  UNTV

15 May 2013 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / AFRICA'S PULSE

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is likely to reach more than 5 per cent on average in 2013-2015 as a result of high commodity prices worldwide and strong consumer spending on the continent, ensuring that the region remains amongst the fastest growing in the world — according to the World Bank's latest Africa's Pulse, a [...]

15 Apr 2013 | Read More »

MEXICO / HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT

The United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) 2013 Human Development Report entitled "The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World" was launched in Mexico City today by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto. UNDP

14 Mar 2013 | Read More »

HAITI / CANAL CLEANUP

Keeping Port au Prince’s water canals free of disease-spreading waste is a focus of a canal cleaning project underway in Haiti, where the cholera endemic is claiming a mounting number of lives. WORLD BANK

21 Dec 2010 | Read More »

HAITI / BETTER BUILDINGS

Months after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, local and international engineers work with Haitians to improve construction standards and built better houses in the country. MINUSTAH

10 Jul 2010 | Read More »

 

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