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08.01.00 – POPULATION DYNAMICS

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 »

WORLD BANK / BAN KI-MOON ENDING POVERTY

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim urged young people globally to start a social movement to end poverty at an event in Washington DC. WORLD BANK

10 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UNHCR / MIGRANTS RESCUE MEDITERRANEAN SEA

In 2013, over 600,000 asylum seekers have asked for protection around the world, one third of them in Europe. Germany thus became the largest asylum seekers recipient country in the developed world. UNHCR

21 Mar 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / IDENTITY CARDS

Without a functioning government during the two decades of civil war, many Somalis had to acquire fake identity cards and passports through the back alleys of the infamous Bakara market, a system known as "Abdallah Shideeye" or the counterfeiter. The country now has a functional government with institutions working at protecting the Somali identity. AU [...]

15 Feb 2014 | Read More »

BOSINA / ROMA TEEN PREGNANCY SWOP ADVANCER

Almost half of young Roma women are married before 18 and nearly one third become pregnant while still adolescents. Motherhood can end their education, diminish their job prospects, and keep them from becoming  productive members of society. The State of the World's Population Report will be launched Wednesday inGeneva. UNFPA

29 Oct 2013 | 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 »

UN / WORLD TOILET DAY

The United Nations General Assembly today adopted a resolution proposed by the Government of Singapore in the context of Sanitation for All, establishing 19 November as World Toilet Day. UNTV / FILE

24 Jul 2013 | Read More »

UN / POPULATION

The current world population of 7.2 billion is projected to increase by 1 billion over the next 12 years and reach 9.6 billion by 2050, according to a United Nations report launched today (13 June), which points out that growth will be mainly in developing countries, with more than half in Africa. UNTV

13 Jun 2013 | Read More »

ARMENIA / DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

A video made by youth, highlights the needs of a young girl with disabilities during an emergency. UNICEF

29 Mar 2013 | Read More »

JORDAN / ZAATARI BACK TO SCHOOL

It's back to school time for thousands of Syrian children at Za'atari refugee camp in northernJordan. After a one-month winter break classes are full again bringing some degree of normality to the lives of children among the camps 70,000 population. UNICEF

27 Feb 2013 | Read More »

 

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