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14.05.03 – SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

SOMALIA / HARVEST

Somali farmers have for the first time been able to supply high quality food to the UN's World Food Program (WFP), providing supplies to be used to feed fellow countrymen. This is a major breakthrough for the farmers, especially coming from an area that faced severe famine less than three years ago.  AU / UN [...]

15 Mar 2014 | Read More »

NY / DATA SOWC

Interview with UNICEF's Chief of Data and Analytics, Tessa Wardlaw, on the importance of data in making progress for children and exposing unequal access to services and protections. Today is the launch of the “State of the World's Children 2014 in Numbers".  UNTV / RECENT / FILE

30 Jan 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / DISAPORA RETURN

For over two decades, war raged on inSomaliaforcing its men and women to flee their homes to live in different parts of the world. Now, a peace has seen many Somalis return home and participate in the reconstruction of their country. AU/UN IST

25 Jan 2014 | Read More »

GA / G77 BOLIVIA WRAP

After being handed over the chairmanship of the Group of 77 and China, Bolivian President Evo Morales said the G77 "is one of the main agents of change" for reaching the anti-poverty targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by the 2015 deadline. UNTV

8 Jan 2014 | Read More »

UNDP / HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT LATIN AMERICA

Insecurity is a shared challenge that obstructs social and economic development in every country in Latin America, says a new UN Development Programme (UNDP) report launched on Tuesday November 12th. UNDP

12 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN / BAN-KIM

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced that they will travel together to the Sahel region in an effort to help tackle the region's challenges, which, Ban said, "respect no borders and neither should our solutions" UNTV

1 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UGANDA / BIRTH REGISTRATION

Over half of sub-Saharan children do not have birth certificates which limits their access to basic social services like health care and school. UNICEF and the Ugandan government have been pioneers in using mobile technology to create a robust centralized birth registration system. UNICEF

18 Oct 2013 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / WORKING WOMEN

Out of 143 economies surveyed, at least 90 percent had one or more legal differences that hinder women's ability to work and open businesses, according to the report Women, Business and the Law 2014, issued jointly by the World Bank Group and the International Finance Corporation (IFC.) WORLD BANK

5 Oct 2013 | Read More »

GA/ END VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN

On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, the Social Good Summit had the cache of being the event for the digitally hip and socially conscious. Representatives from UNICEF took part in a talk titled, "Making the invisible visible. Using innovation to #ENDViolence Against Children." UNICEF

25 Sep 2013 | Read More »

GA / INEQUALITY

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (8 July) emphasized that the international community must tackle social and economic inequalities between regions and within countries in order to achieve sustainability and avert future crises. UNTV

8 Jul 2013 | Read More »

 

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