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UN / WORLD ECONOMIC REPORT

Global economic growth is forecast to continue increasing over the next two years, the United Nations reported today, despite legacies from the financial crisis continuing to weigh on growth, and the emergence of new challenges, including high unemployment. UNIFEED-UNTV

10 Dec 2014 | Read More »

BAN / EBOLA ECONOMY

Speaking at a meeting of the United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that despite the speed and generosity of the international response to the Ebola outbreak much 'more will be asked before this emergency is over."  UNIFEED-UNTV

5 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / WORLD DRUG PROBLEM

Senior United Nations officials called for a greater focus on development activities and alternative crops in countries where the tight grip of drug lords has disrupted peace, security and development, such as in Afghanistan and Myanmar. UNIFEED -UNTV

15 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / URBANIZATION

With 6.3 billion people expected to live in urban areas by 2050, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed the importance of “harnessing the power of urbanization for sustainable development” as a way to reaching the Millennium Development Goals; shaping an ambitious long term vision for development and adopting a meaningful new global climate agreement. UNIFEED – UNTV

27 May 2014 | Read More »

UN / WORLD ECONOMIC SITUATION AND PROSPECTS

United Nations officials  noted marked improvements in the world economic situation, but warned of high unemployment, inequality and other risks to the economy. UNTV

14 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / PALESTINE SOLIDARITY

The United Nations launched the International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, with senior officials urging that the observance be used to redouble efforts to achieve a durable peace between Israel and Palestine. UNTV

16 Jan 2014 | Read More »

ECOSOC / INAUGURATION

While inaugurating the renovated ECOSOC Chamber today at the United Nations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he was encouraged that the first meeting held in the Chamber was with the World Trade Organization, UNCTAD, and the Bretton Woods Institutions. UNTV  

22 Apr 2013 | Read More »

UN / ECOSOC

A ministerial- level meeting of the Economic and Social Council is drawing some 500 diplomats and experts from all over the world to discuss ideas and plans for confronting the worldwide job crisis. (UNTV)     

2 Jul 2012 | Read More »

 

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