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UN / BOLIVIA ACCESS TO PACIFIC

Following a meeting with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Former Bolivian President Carlos Mesa told reporters that after 110 years of bilateral conversations with Chile over the question of access to the Pacific, his country had decided to take the case to the ICJ. UNIFEED – UNTV

5 Sep 2014 | Read More »

BOLIVIA / BAN

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Ban arrived  in the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz for the G77 Summit which over two days will gather heads of state and government representatives from more than 130 member countries under the theme, "New World Order for Living Well". UNDP

13 Jun 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 »

GA / LATIN AMERICA WRAP 2

President Cristina Fernández of Argentina, in her address to the General Assembly  asked, "what's the difference between death through machine gun, anti-personnel mine, a missile, a grenade, and a chemical weapon?" UNTV

24 Sep 2013 | Read More »

UN / SNOWDEN MERCOSUR

Ministers of the MERCOSUR trade bloc met with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today to voice their "serious" concern over the latest allegations by former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden that theUSwas spying on South American countries. (UNTV)  

5 Aug 2013 | Read More »

UN / QUINOA WRAP

President Evo Morales of Bolivia is inNew York to launch the Year of Quinoa. Quinoa has been a staple crop for centuries in South America, among pre-Columbian Andean farming communities from Columbia to Ecuador and today this traditional Andean grain is being promoted to combat malnutrition.  UNTV

20 Feb 2013 | Read More »

KENYA / FOOD WASTE

Hundreds of ministers and high-level officials dined on perfectly good food grown by Kenyan farmers but rejected by UK supermarkets due to cosmetic imperfections at the headquarters of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) inNairobito highlight a major campaign to cut massive levels of global food loss and waste. UNEP

20 Feb 2013 | Read More »

UN / YEAR OF QUINOA

2013 is the International Year of the Quinoa, a highly nutritious food crop that was domesticated on the high plains of Bolivia and Peru thousands of years ago and has become trendy in many parts of the world. IFAD

4 Jan 2013 | Read More »

BOLIVIA / GLACIER MELT

With glaciers melting away, climate change already has become a fact of life for the poorest. Scientist use satellite technology to find ways to deal with dramatic water shortages in the Andean region. A slow and silent disaster that has started to affect millions. WORLD BANK

1 Jan 2013 | Read More »

BRAZIL / RIO +20 PLENARY WRAP

A flurry of activity continued today (21 June) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the second day of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), which seeks to shape new policies to promote global prosperity, reduce poverty and advance social equity and environmental protection. UNTV

21 Jun 2012 | Read More »

 

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