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GENEVA / SYRIAN REFUGEE NUMBERS

With a small but growing number of Syrian asylum seekers arriving in countries of the European Union, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) today (16 October) stressed to EU member states the importance of adhering to the principles of the Common European Asylum System. CH UNTV  

16 Oct 2012 | Read More »

TOKYO / LAGARDE

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde called on Friday for greater global cooperation to put the world on a strong path to recovery and build on the huge demographic and technological changes taking place that are driving a shift in global economic power. IMF

12 Oct 2012 | Read More »

TOKYO / WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK PRESSER

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) presented a gloomier picture of the global economy than a few months ago, saying prospects have deteriorated further and risks increased. Overall, the IMF's forecast for global growth was marked down to 3.3 percent this year and a still sluggish 3.6 percent in 2013. IMF

9 Oct 2012 | Read More »

UN / CONTRACEPTIVES

A new United Nations partnership announced today (26 September) that it would make a long lasting contraceptive implant available to 27 million women living in some of the world's poorest countries. UNTV

26 Sep 2012 | Read More »

WORLD BANK/ FOOD PRICES

Global food prices soared by 10 percent in July from a month ago, with maize and soybean reaching all-time peaks due to an unprecedented summer of droughts and high temperatures in both the United States and Eastern Europe, according to the World Bank Group's latest Food Price Watch report. WORLD BANK/IMF /FILE

30 Aug 2012 | Read More »

IMF / EUROZONE

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today (18 July) said the economic crisis that the Eurozone faces is acute and it will not be fixed rapidly. IMF

18 Jul 2012 | Read More »

 

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