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Caribbean sees first regional launch of global plan on early warning systems

Caribbean and UN leaders were on hand for the first regional launch of a plan to ensure that every person on the planet is protected...


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UN ‘blueprint’ to protect least developed nations amid global slowdown

The Doha action plan adopted last year, offers a “blueprint” to lift the world’s least developed nations out of poverty amid the ongoing global financial...

Lack of jobs, the main driver of violent extremism in sub-Saharan Africa: UNDP

A lack of job opportunities is the leading factor driving people to join fast-growing violent extremist groups in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new report...

‘Put people first’ in drive to realize Sustainable Development Goals

Addressing the opening of the Commission for Social Development’s latest session, the president of the UN Economic and Social Council on Monday said it was...