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Integrating entertainment with philanthropy, UN shines a spotlight on World TV Day

World TV Day, the United Nations put its spotlight on the key role television plays in focusing the world’s attention on a wide array of issues &#8211 ranging from the environment to conflicts and other pressing economic and social issues. 11 kata lagi

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At UN, over $2 billion pledged to help hurricane-affected Caribbean nations ‘build back better’

The powerful category-5 hurricanes Irma and Maria hit the Caribbean in September causing a number of deaths and widespread devastation in the Caribbean. According to the latest needs estimates, recovery costs are expected to surpass $5 billion. 11 kata lagi

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ISIL ‘down but not out’ in Iraq; UN envoy urges efforts to defeat group’s extremist ideology

He noted that on 17 November, the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) fully recaptured Rawa, the last remaining densely settled area under Da’esh control in Iraq. Since summer 2014, Da’esh has lost 95 per cent of the territory it once controlled in Iraq and Syria and more than 7. 11 kata lagi

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ISIL ‘down but not out’ in Iraq; UN envoy urges efforts to defeat group’s extremist ideology

He noted that on 17 November, the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) fully recaptured Rawa, the last remaining densely settled area under Da’esh control in Iraq. Since summer 2014, Da’esh has lost 95 per cent of the territory it once controlled in Iraq and Syria and more than 7. 11 kata lagi

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With access to modern, clean energy, poorer countries look to power ahead through innovation – UN report

In its 2017 report on the world’s 47 Least Developed Countries (LDCs), focused on Transformational Energy Access the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said that only four of them were on course to achieve internationally agreed targets on energy distribution by 2030. 11 kata lagi

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UN urges action so women and girls everywhere can live free from all forms of violence

Secretary-General António Guterres said Wednesday, calling for collective global action on this cause. “Violence against women is fundamentally about power,” Mr.

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Adopt a ‘common line,’ UN negotiator appeals to Syrian opposition

22 November 2017 – Syrian opposition groups meeting in Saudi Arabia should do all they can to unify ahead of a fresh round of United Nations-facilitated talks in Geneva, UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday. 11 kata lagi

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