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WORLD BANK / BAN KI-MOON ENDING POVERTY

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim urged young people globally to start a social movement to end poverty at an event in Washington DC. WORLD BANK

10 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT LAUNCH

Top United Nations officials stressed that while nearly 1 billion people have escaped extreme poverty in the past 20 years and child and maternal mortality have been cut by almost one half, much more work remains to be done to address inequalities and ensure the rights and dignity of all, especially women and children.

12 Feb 2014 | Read More »

UN / PALAU OCEANS

The President of the Republic of Palau, Tommy E. Remengesau Jr., announced his intention to close Palau's territorial waters to commercial fishing. UNTV

4 Feb 2014 | Read More »

UN / BAN

In his first news conference of the new year, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (10 Jan) said "the situations in Syria, South Sudan and the Central African Republic have gone from bad to worse," highlighting the immediate need to end the fighting in those countries. UNTV

10 Jan 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 »

UNEP / SOUTH-SOUTH EXPO

Hundreds of high-level delegates from 150 countries and across the United Nations system gathered at the headquarters of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi to tackle development challenges by harnessing and exchanging innovative solutions developed in the global South. UNEP

28 Oct 2013 | Read More »

GA / FINANCING FOR DEVELOPMENT

Speaking to a General Assembly High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed deep concern about the recent decline in official development assistance (ODA) and said that "for many developing countries, and in particular the most vulnerable, predictable levels of ODA remain critical." UNTV

7 Oct 2013 | Read More »

WFP / STATE OF FOOD INSECURITY IN THE WORLD

Some 842 million people, or roughly one in eight, suffered from chronic hunger in 2011-13, not getting enough food to lead active and healthy lives according to a report released by the UN food agencies. WFP

1 Oct 2013 | Read More »

GA / MALALA GLOBAL EDUCATION

Dignitaries, activists and education leaders gathered today (25 September) at the United Nations in New York stressed the need for stronger leadership and financing to deliver on the pledge made a year ago to provide all children with quality education. UNTV

25 Sep 2013 | Read More »

GA / MDGs

World leaders meeting at the General Assembly agreed to take bolder action against extreme poverty, hunger and disease, and called for a summit to take place in 2015 to adopt the next set of anti-poverty goals, which will heavily focus on achieving sustainable development.  UNTV/ FILE

25 Sep 2013 | Read More »

 

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