How UNCTAD Contributes to Global Sustainability, by Durant

Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade And Development (UNCTAD), Isabelle Durant, has unveiled the organisation’s 2018 Annual Report, which shows in a...

Economic, Security & Environmental Crises Hit Pacific Region

The Pacific region is currently facing an array of economic, security and environmental challenges, particularly with the depletion of natural resources and the stress...

WHO: Uneven Access to Health Services Drives Life Expectancy Gaps

The World Health Statistics 2019, disaggregated by sex for the first time has explained that women outlive men everywhere in the world – particularly in...

Mediterranean Migrant Deaths Reach 311, UN Agency Says

A United Nations agency, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reports that deaths on the three main Mediterranean Sea routes have reached 311 individuals,...

UN Agency: 11,292 Migrants, Refugees Enter Europe By Sea

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reports that 11,292 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through March 20, a 13 per cent...

WHO Cries out For $5.3 Million to Save Lives

The sum of US$ 5.3 million is currently hindering the World Health Organisation (WHO) from meeting urgent health needs of not less than two...

In Africa, Cotton Remains Strategic Crop as Electronic Components Trade Drives Tech Growth

Demand for electronic components used in Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices drove the value of trade in international imports of information and communications technology (ICT) goods...

10,308 Migrants Enter Europe as Deaths Hit 234

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), a United Nations agency, reports that deaths on the three main Mediterranean Sea routes in just over 10...

Regional Share of Women Parliamentarians: Sub-Saharan Africa Makes Modest Progress

Parliaments in Sub-Saharan Africa witnessed a relatively modest progress in 2018, with a regional average share of women parliamentarians at 23.7 per cent. Djibouti saw...

Global March Begins War Against Child Labour, Presses For Policy Changes

The Global March Against Child Labour (Global March) is currently seeking to eliminate child labour by questioning, addressing and changing the very systems that...

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