Economy
New York, Nov 19 (JEN): The United Nations launched Monday an interactive map of the information superhighway to show policy makers and investors the location of the missing links in the digital divide in the Asia-Pacific region. more
WEF book examines geopolitics trends

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Nov 19 (IBNS) What’s Next: Essays on Geopolitics that Matter, Volume 2, is the latest book published by the World Economic Forum’s (WEF's) Glob ...

Connecting right data key to managing sustainability

Abu Dhabi, Nov 18 (JEN): Designing for Action: Principles of Effective Sustainability Measurement has in its report said that the fight against climate change is being hampered by a lack of ...

WEF summit on Global Agenda opens

Abu Dhabi, UAE, Nov 18 (JEN) The world’s biggest brainstorming exercise of thought leaders and experts on the most urgent global issues, the World Economic Forum’s Summit on th ...

Insecurity obstructs economic development in Latin America: UN

New York, Nov 13 (JEN): Latin America remains the most unequal and most insecure region in the world, the United Nations reported Tuesday, calling for inclusive economic growth and enhanced ...

UN seeks steps to mitigate debt crises

New York, Nov 12 (JEN): Greater steps must be taken to avoid or mitigate debt crises, particularly among developing countries which, for the first time in more than a decade, are seeing the ...

Food prices expected to be less volatile: UN

New York, Nov 8 (JEN): Improved supplies and a recovery in global inventories of cereals has led to less price volatility than in recent years, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organ ...

UN initiative to advance high seas fisheries management

New York, Nov 6 (JEN): The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Tuesday hailed a multi-partner project focused on improving global sustainable tuna fisheries by reducing i ...

UN reports rise of FDI in developing economies

New York, Nov 1 (JEN): The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Thursday reported that foreign investment in developing and transition economies rose to USD 745 billi ...

Seychelles: UN urges technical education to foster blue economy

New York, Oct 22 (JEN): Noting Seychelles’ efforts to develop a marine-based economy while reducing ocean degradation and alleviating poverty, an independent United Nations human righ ...