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UN hails Somalia’s ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon led a chorus of United Nations officials in hailing Somalia’s ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and in renewing the call for the last remaining country that has yet to join the treaty…

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Libya peace plan : UN urges parties to act

Stressing that 18 months of violence has only led Libya down a path of death, displacement and destruction, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged all parties to put aside their differences and act on the draft peace plan they have…

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Zuma calls for UN Security Council reform

In his address to the United Nations General Assembly, South African President Jacob Zuma stressed on reforming and restructuring of the UN Security Council in order to resolve conflicts surrounding Middle East and African nations. He specified that although significant…

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Central African Republic : UK boosts humanitarian aid

The UK government will provide lifesaving aid to tens of thousands of people facing a worsening humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic. A new £7 million package of aid will help UN agencies and charities step up humanitarian support…

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IMF review in Zimbabwe

On September 30, 2015, the Management of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the second review under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) [1]with Zimbabwe, it was announced on 2nd October. The authorities continue to see the SMP as a crucial tool…

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UNEP at the EcoMobility World Festival

The EcoMobility World Festival, taking place from 1-31 October in Johannesburg, will present a real-world vision of integrated, socially inclusive, and environmentally friendly mobility. As part of the Festival the UNEP Transport Unit and Regional Office for South Africa will…

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UNOWA: workshop on peaceful electoral processes

The United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) organized from 29 to 30 September 2015, in Dakar, a regional workshop on « the role of media in the promotion and the conduct of peaceful electoral processes in West Africa. »…

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New organisation of the Orange Group

With its Essentiels2020 strategic plan, Orange ( has defined its priorities for the next five years. As from 1 March 2016, the Group’s organisation will evolve in line with the strategic plan in order to best implement this roadmap and…

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Somalia: children learn UN Sustainable Development Goals

Schoolchildren in Somaliland are among thousands of pupils from around the world who have been taking part in the World’s Largest Lesson learning about the new United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The World’s Largest Lesson is a collaborative education project,…

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IMF review mission to Tanzania

A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Hervé Joly, visited Tanzania from September 17–30, 2015. The mission initiated the third review under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) program that was approved on July 16, 2014. It overlapped…

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