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05.01.01 – INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT SERVICES

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 »

SUDAN / YEI BRIDGE

A bridge on the main road connecting southern Sudan with neighboring Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo is inaugurated today. UNMIS

24 Mar 2010 | Read More »

VIENNA / GENERAL COUNCIL

The President of Iceland and the Prime Ministers of Kenya, Lesotho and Tanzania are among the high ranking officials from around the world attending the 5-day General Conference of UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) in Vienna. This year’s thematic focus is on “green industries” and the opportunities they offer for developing countries in the [...]

7 Dec 2009 | Read More »

 

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