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UNEP / LEAD PAINT LAUNCH

More than 90 years after theLeague of Nationscalled for a ban on lead in paint, and despite the existence of many safe alternatives, young children and pregnant mothers in the developing world are still exposed to high levels of the dangerous toxin through unsafe paints. UNEP / FILE/ARCHIVE

22 Oct 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / TROPICAL DISEASES

A  UN report launched today (16 January) by the World Health Organization   in Geneva highlights momentum in controlling, eliminating and eradicating some of the longest-term scourges faced by humankind, especially the poor, and says the world is closer to the elimination of many of them. WHO

16 Jan 2013 | Read More »

UN / TIMERMAN

Argentina's Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman met with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today to discuss the impounding of the Argentinean frigate "Libertad" by Ghanaian authorities. UNTV

22 Oct 2012 | Read More »

UN / MILLS

Ghanaian President John Atta Mills died today (24 July) at the age 68 in Ghana. UNTV has file video of his appearances at the UN. UNTV / FILE

24 Jul 2012 | Read More »

SAHEL / CHOLERA

UN agencies warned today that children in the Sahel region are at acute risk from an upsurge in cholera. More than 29,000 cases have been reported so far this year. CH UNTV

10 Jul 2012 | Read More »

GHANA / 'BELIEVE IT DO IT' CAMPAIGN ADVANCER

UNAIDS to launch a campaign called “Believe it. Do it” on Thursday (26 Apr) aimed at preventing mother to child HIV transmission. UNAIDS

25 Apr 2012 | Read More »

GHANA / LIBERIAN REFUGEES

Since 2007 the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has been helping train refugees, working with FAO and UNHCR as UN Joint Program. For Liberian refugees who’ve stayed in Ghana or gone home to Liberia, becoming self-reliant has transformed their lives. From devastation and conflict, they’ve found the way ahead to human security and peace. UNIDO

3 Dec 2011 | Read More »

GHANA / GIRL'S EDUCATION

UNICEF supported child-friendly schools in rural Ghana are providing equal education opportunites to girls and boys, breaking the cycle of discrimination and early marriage. UNICEF

13 Aug 2010 | Read More »

WFP / ECONOMIC SHOCK AND HUNGER INDEX (ESHI)

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) announces the results of a ground-breaking five-country study on the effects the financial crisis is having on families, many of whom were already going hungry. FILE

11 Jun 2009 | Read More »

 

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