Economy
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 security and justice institutions as the most efficient ways to reduce insecurity. more
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 ...

UN to assist Philippines with post-quake relief effort

New York, Oct 17 (JEN): United Nations humanitarian agencies are arriving in the central Philippine island of Bohol to assist the Government with the response to a 7.2-magnitude earthquake t ...

US govt shutdown officially ends

Washington, Oct 17 (JEN) The 16-day partial shutdown of the US government is officially over on Thursday with President Barack Obama signing a bill that ends the stalemate and raised the deb ...

UN urges new policies for structural changes in world economy

New York, Oct 15 (JEN): Countries must adopt new economic policies to adjust to structural changes in the world economy sparked by the onset of the global financial crisis five years ago, ac ...

US govt shuts down over Obamacare

Washington, Oct 1 (JEN) Differences among the Republican lawmakers in the House and the Democrats in the Senate over the spending over President Obama’s signature health care law, led ...