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Stop the waste: UN food agencies call for action to reduce global hunger With one-third of food produced for human consumption lost or wasted, and millions still going hungry, the UNs food-related agencies are shining a spotlight on the issue: on Monday, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) published its annual State of
UN News Centre | Oct 14, 2019 4:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN chief praises Japanese climate resilience, as Typhoon Hagibis cleanup begins With Typhoon Hagibis causing destruction and loss of life in Japan, UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres has praised the leadership role the country is playing in climate resilience, and its extensive and efficient preparation for this latest extreme weat
UN News Centre | Oct 13, 2019 10:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN chief condemns deadly Burkina Faso mosque attack UN chief Antnio Guterres has strongly condemned Fridays attack on a mosque in northern Burkina Faso, in a statement released on Saturday.
UN News Centre | Oct 13, 2019 3:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Reducing disaster risk, a good investment, and the right thing to do, says Guterres There is a strong economic case for climate resilience and reducing the risk of disasters, UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres said in a message to mark the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, which falls on Monday.
UN News Centre | Oct 13, 2019 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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After this years Climate Action Summit, what happens next? People across the world need to embrace fundamental change in order to combat climate change and meet the target of restricting the increase in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius, Claudio Forner, from UN Climate Change in Bonn, told UN News in an
UN News Centre | Oct 12, 2019 3:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN migration agency launches $10 million appeal to support hurricane recovery in The Bahamas The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched a $10 million appeal to assist The Bahamas as the country continues to recover from the devastation brought on by Hurricane Dorian just over a month ago.
UN News Centre | Oct 11, 2019 8:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ecuador: UN stands ready to support talks, in bid to end political turmoil Amid violentstreetproteststhat have rockedEcuadors Government, fomenting a political crisis, theUNSecretary-General hasvoiced his concern, saying the Organization is standing by to help mediate if politicians can agree to sit down for talks.
UN News Centre | Oct 11, 2019 8:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Fridays Daily Brief: Day of the Girl Child, mayors lead on climate emergency, Turkey Syria offensive, new statelessness pledges, extremism in social m Our top stories for Friday: Day of the Girl Child celebrated around the world; city mayors lead on climate fight; humanitarian alarm rising over Turkeys Syria offensive; historys made as countries step forward to tackle global statelessness; Burkina Faso
UN News Centre | Oct 11, 2019 8:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Climate emergency: City mayors are 'world's first responders', says UN chief City bosses are the worlds first responders to the climate emergency UN chief Antnio Guterres declared on Friday, at an international mayors summit in Copenhagen.
UN News Centre | Oct 11, 2019 4:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Turkeys Syria offensive could spark another catastrophe, warn humanitarians Airstrikes and a ground offensive by Turkey in northern Syria against Kurdish forces have left civilians dead and forced tens of thousands to flee, UN agencies said on Friday, amid fears of another humanitarian catastrophe in the war-torn country.
UN News Centre | Oct 11, 2019 4:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend