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In the last 18 months, COVID-19 has disrupted economies and livelihoods, deepened inequalities and risks sending over 70 million people into extreme poverty. In the same period, progress on reducing greenhouse gas emissions has been too slow and biodiversity loss has continued at an extraordinary pace.
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Score: 212947.02 - https://www.un.org/sustainable...to-mark-sdg-moment-at-unga-76/
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UN calls for urgent action to feed the world’s growing population healthily, equitably and sustainably PRESS RELEASE UN calls for urgent action to feed the world’s growing population healthily, equitably and sustainably  New York, 19 April –The COVID-19 crisis has added between 83 and 132 million to the 690 million people worldwide who were already undernourished, casting doubt on the chances of meeting global targets on food security and nutrition [...] (...) Annual day to mark fight against poverty takes on new significance as COVID-19 pushes millions into destitution New York, 16 October—Prospects for fully eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 now appear highly unlikely, even under the most optimistic scenarios, according to a new policy brief issued by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, as the world sets to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October. The post Annual day to mark fight against poverty takes on new significance as COVID-19 pushes millions into destitution appeared first on United Nations Sustainable Development.
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Score: 302273.3 - https://www.un.org/sustainable.../author/vesna-blazhevska/feed/
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Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: English Français Kiswahili 中文 Africa Renewal Africa Renewal Toggle navigation e-Magazine Stories Topics Climate Change Culture and Education Economic Development Gender Health Human Rights Peace and Security Sustainable Development Goals Youth Book Review Refugees & Migrants UN Affairs Podcast Search form Search Michael Fleshman 1 Millions threatened with starvation Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: September 2002 UN appeals for emergency relief for Southern Africa View: UN appeals for emergency relief for Southern Africa By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: 'Gender budgets' seek more equity Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: April 2002 Improved spending priorities can benefit all Africans View: Improved spending priorities can benefit all Africans By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: A troubled decade for Africa's children Term ID: 1 Cover Story By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: April 2002 Trapped by poverty, disease, war and insufficient aid View: Trapped by poverty, disease, war and insufficient aid By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: 'Conflict diamonds' evade UN sanctions Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: December 2001 View: By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Small arms in Africa Term ID: 1 Cover Story By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: December 2011 Counting the cost of gun violence View: Counting the cost of gun violence By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: African women struggle for a seat at the peace table Term ID: 1 Cover Story By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: February 2003 View: By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Africa pushes for better aid quality Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: January 2004 Donors must also be held accountable for their policies and practices View: Donors must also be held accountable for their policies and practices By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Toll mounts in global AIDS pandemic Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: January 2004 Lacking drugs, doctors and solidarity, Africa counts its dead View: Lacking drugs, doctors and solidarity, Africa counts its dead By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Massive AIDS campaign gears up Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: April 2004 But financing for treatment remains short of needs View: But financing for treatment remains short of needs By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Massive AIDS campaign gears up Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: April 2004 But financing for treatment remains short of needs View: But financing for treatment remains short of needs By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: UN mediates polio deadlock in Nigeria Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: July 2004 New infections threaten global eradication drive View: New infections threaten global eradication drive By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Human rights move up on Africa's agenda Term ID: 1 Cover Story By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: July 2004 New African court to promote rule of law, end impunity for rights violators View: New African court to promote rule of law, end impunity for rights violators By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Women: the face of AIDS in Africa Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: October 2004 More action needed against high female infection rates View: More action needed against high female infection rates By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Boosting African farm yields Term ID: 1 Initiatives By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: Special Edition on Agriculture 2014 More fertilizer, irrigation and other inputs are vital, says NEPAD View: More fertilizer, irrigation and other inputs are vital, says NEPAD By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Does financing benefit African women?
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Score: 143625.59 - https://www.un.org/africarenewal/author/michael-fleshman
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Staying on the topic, UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) today released a report that says that 10 million additional child marriages may occur before the end of the decade.  (...) This morning, Mozambique and Togo have received a total of nearly half a million doses.  The first phase of vaccination starts off with health workers and other at-risk people. Yesterday, COVAX delivered 2.2 million doses to Ethiopia, with vaccinations to begin in the coming days.
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Score: 272549.54 - https://www.un.org/press/en/2021/db210308.doc.htm
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If you can't read now, just listen to the audio version:  The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa has unveiled findings of a study titled “Energy Prices in Africa: Transition Towards Clean Energy for Africa’s Industrialization” which indicates that 600 million people in Africa do not have access to electricity and 900 million have no access to clean cooking fuel.
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Score: 269965.19 - https://www.un.org/africarenew...y-not-meet-target-energy-study
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The hashtag reached more than 15 million social media accounts , and a total of 1,500 tweets was generated. (...) Setting up a multi-partner trust fund would require an initial funding pledge of $5 million by donors. Within the first year of the launch, a comprehensive gender-sensitive victims’ programme and a long-term donor mobilization strategy would have to be developed. 50.
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Score: 114890.87 - https://www.un.org/victimsofte...sting_victims_of_terrorism.pdf
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If you can't read now, just listen to the audio version:  Brazzaville –  COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Africa must rise by over seven times from around 20 million per month to 150 million each month on average if the continent is to fully vaccinate 70% of its people by September 2022. (...) At the summit, the United States pledged to share 500 million more COVID-19 vaccines to low-income countries over the next year, bringing its total pledges to more than 1.1 billion doses.  (...) There have now been nearly 8.2 million COVID-19 cases recorded on the continent.
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Score: 364476.73 - https://www.un.org/africarenew...ise-covid-19-vaccine-shipments
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Secretary-General's Message on t he International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of The Holocaust 27 January 2019     Dear friends, Today we honour the memory of the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust – and the many other victims of unprecedented, calculated cruelty and horror. (...) Each candle represented one million victims. The candle-lighting ceremony was a symbolic commitment to remember the victims of the Holocaust, not to forget the Holocaust, and to prevent similar events from ever happening again.
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Score: 150570.24 - https://www.un.org/en/holocaustremembrance/observance/2019
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According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activities are responsible for the loss of 11–26 million tonnes of fish each year, which is estimated to have an economic value of US$10–23 billion. (...) Global fish production is estimated to have reached about 179 million tonnes in 2018. 156 million tonnes ended up our plates.
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Score: 312910.16 - https://www.un.org/en/node/73598
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Selon le Rapport  sur les migrations internationales, 2015 des Nations Unies, ils étaient 244 millions  cette année-là. Contrairement à ce qu’on croit, les Africains ne représentent que 14% du total de ces personnes, soit 34 millions de migrants en 2015. (...) En décembre dernier, le Mali a été le premier pays à signer un accord « argent contre migration » aux termes duquel il a reçu une enveloppe de 145,1 millions d’euros en fonds pour le développement en échange du rapatriement de Maliens ayant migré illégalement.
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Score: 242184.18 - https://www.un.org/africarenew...ux-attrait-de-l%E2%80%99europe
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