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New York, July 11(Just Earth News): Senior government representatives are at the United Nations on Monday for the start of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development to track progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), two years after they were adopted. more
Sharp increase in money migrants send home lifts millions out of poverty – UN report

New York, June 15(Just Earth News): A dramatic up tic in the amount of money migrants send home to their families in developing countries is helping to lift millions out of poverty, accordin ...

UN artificial intelligence summit aims to tackle poverty, humanity's 'grand challenges'

New York, June 7(Just Earth News): Artificial intelligence (AI) is responsible for self-driving cars and voice-recognition smart phones, but the United Nations this week is refocusing AI on ...

UN agriculture agency and World Bank reinforce partnership to end hunger and poverty

New York, May 11(Just Earth News): The United Nations agriculture agency and the World Bank have opened a new chapter in their longstanding partnership by further strengthening their coopera ...

Task of eradicating poverty must be met 'with a sense of urgency,' says deputy UN chief

New York, May 9(Just Earth News): Eradicating poverty remains the greatest global challenge, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said on Monday, calling for a collective a ...

Lack of infrastructure, jobs drives rural youth to cities, says UN rural poverty agency head

New York, Apr 3 (Just Earth News): Investing in rural youth is essential to stem the migration of young people looking for work in cities and to keeping a global food supply, the new head of ...

Pro-poor urbanization, sustainable infrastructure can unlock Asia-Pacific's prosperity - UN

New York, Mar 30 (Just Earth News): Some 400 million people in Asia and the Pacific still confront poverty as part of their daily lives due to widening income inequality, despite the region' ...

IFAD President to discuss poverty alleviation with Pak PM and senior govt officials

Islamabad, Nov 21 (Just Earth News): Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and winner of the 2016 African Food Prize, visited Pakistan on ...

At UN, Namibian President vows to ‘spare no effort’ to lift nation’s people out of poverty

New York, Sept 22 (Just Earth News): Speaking from the podium of the United Nations General Assembly, Hage Geingob, the President of Namibia, recalled last year’s commitment by UN Mem ...

Multisectoral approach needed to address different facets of malnutrition – UN health agency

New York, Sept 7 (Just Earth News): The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has stressed the importance of a multipronged approach to address the challenges brought on by occurren ...