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New York, Dec 3 (JEN): A United Nations independent rights expert called Monday for policy changes that will allow developing countries the freedom to use their reserves to help secure the right to food without the threat of sanctions under current World Trade Organization (WTO) rules. more
UN seeks sustainable industrial development

New York, Dec 3 (JEN): The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Monday adopted a new road map which charts the agency’s priorities for the coming years and emphasize ...

UN seeks audit of Argentina’s foreign debt

New York, Nov 30 (JEN): A United Nations independent expert Friday urged authorities in Argentina to undertake an audit of its external debt to improve transparency, and to intensify effort ...

China's path to green economy fraught with challenges: UN

New York, Nov 28 (JEN): China is facing significant environmental and social challenges that must be addressed if it is to achieve its sustainable development goals, according to a joint re ...

Philippines: UN programme to resuscitate economy

New York, Nov 26 (JEN) As part of its relief response to the massive devastation in the Philippines from Typhoon Haiyan, the United Nations has launched a cash-for-work programme that will e ...

FAO backs forest producer groups

New York, Nov 26 (JEN) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is urging policy-makers to strengthen forest producer organizations as a way to help reduce poverty, improve ...

UN urges emphasis on job creation in LDCs

New York, Nov 21 (JEN): There should be a greater emphasis on job creation in the world’s 49 poorest nations, where the number of young people of working age is increasing by 16 million pe ...

UN launches interactive map to bridge digital divide

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 dig ...

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) Global Agenda ...

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 ...