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17.02.00 – THE AMERICAS

WORLD BANK / MALALA EDUCATION

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was targeted by the Taliban because of her support for girl's education, urged governments around the world to support schools as much as they support their militaries and that fighting terrorism would be more effective that way. WORLD BANK

14 Oct 2013 | Read More »

IMF / LATIN AMERICA ECONOMIES

The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean remain in low gear, held back by a less favorable external environment and, in some cases, domestic supply constraints, the IMF said. IMF

11 Oct 2013 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / MALALA NOBEL

Speaking at the World Bank, Malala Yousafzai said education was crucial to improving the lives of girls and poverty prevents families from sending their children to school. She also said she was gratified to have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize because she hoped it drew attention to her campaign to improve the lives [...]

11 Oct 2013 | Read More »

IMF / EUROPE ECONOMIES

The International Monetary Fund reported that European economies face challenges despite improvements over the last six months to year. IMF

11 Oct 2013 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / POVERTY

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said the institution is going through a process of renewal and set a new interim goal to reduce extreme poverty to 9 percent by 2020. Kim, also expressed concerns about the US budget deadlock negatively affecting international development. WORLD BANK

10 Oct 2013 | Read More »

UN / HAITI

Commenting on the law suit brought against the United Nations for its alleged responsibility for the introduction of cholera into Haiti, French Ambassador Gérard Araud expressed trust in the US court system and said he was sure “the UN will accept the decision of the court.” UNTV

10 Oct 2013 | Read More »

UNICEF / GIRL CHILD OVERVIEW

This year the International Day of the Girl Child (Friday 11 October) celebrates the use of innovation to advance girls’ education, looking at ways to get girls learning that are creative, effective, sustainable and just. UNICEF   .

10 Oct 2013 | Read More »

IMF / GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT PRESSER

Policymakers need to carefully navigate a series of important transitions facing the global financial system, according to the IMF's latest Global Financial Stability Report. A failure to implement effective policies and reforms could potentially derail a smooth transition to greater financial stability. IMF

9 Oct 2013 | Read More »

IMF / GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT PREVIEW

Policymakers need to carefully navigate a series of important transitions facing the global financial system, according to the IMF's latest Global Financial Stability Report. IMF

9 Oct 2013 | Read More »

IMF/ WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK PRESSER

The IMF downgraded its outlook for the global economy Tuesday at the beginning of the Annual Meetings taking place inWashington,DC. IMF  

8 Oct 2013 | Read More »

 

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