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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 [...] The post UN calls for urgent action to feed the world’s growing population healthily, equitably and sustainably appeared first on United Nations Sustainable Development.
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Score: 177034.96 - https://www.un.org/sustainable.../author/vesna-blazhevska/feed/
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Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: April 2009 New initiatives to track the gender impact of development funds View: New initiatives to track the gender impact of development funds By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Laying Africa’s roads to prosperity Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: January 2009 The continent targets its infrastructure gap View: The continent targets its infrastructure gap By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: A harvest of hope for African farmers Term ID: 1 Cover Story By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: October 2008 Malawi subsidies stimulate a bumper crop View: Malawi subsidies stimulate a bumper crop By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Africa struggles with soaring food prices Term ID: 1 Cover Story By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: July 2008 From emergency reactions to farming investments View: From emergency reactions to farming investments By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Africa seeks fair share of ‘green’ cash Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: July 2008 Most climate change projects bypass continent View: Most climate change projects bypass continent By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Saving Africa’s forests, the ‘lungs of the world’ Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: January 2008 Forest conservation can help counter climate change View: Forest conservation can help counter climate change By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Empowering women to fight AIDS Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: October 2007 Women’s leadership is key, argues UN envoy for AIDS in Africa View: Women’s leadership is key, argues UN envoy for AIDS in Africa By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Climate change: Africa gets ready Term ID: 1 Cover Story By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: July 2007 Planning how to deal with higher temperatures, shifting weather View: Planning how to deal with higher temperatures, shifting weather By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Congolese media defend democracy Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: April 2007 Press freedom and responsibility go hand in hand View: Press freedom and responsibility go hand in hand By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: African gays and lesbians combat bias Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: April 2007 An ‘invisible’ minority seeks legal safeguards, acceptance View: An ‘invisible’ minority seeks legal safeguards, acceptance By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Pledging peace at Great Lakes summit Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: April 2007 In a region emerging from war, cooperation remains a challenge View: In a region emerging from war, cooperation remains a challenge By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Africa ending impunity for rights abuses Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: January 2007 Former presidents of Liberia and Chad face trial View: Former presidents of Liberia and Chad face trial By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Boosting African farm yields Term ID: 1 NEPAD in action By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: July 2006 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: Africa starts a fishing ‘revolution’ Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: April 2006 NEPAD plan promotes poverty reduction, food security and environmental sustainability View: NEPAD plan promotes poverty reduction, food security and environmental sustainability By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: New global anti-AIDS campaign kicks off Term ID: 1 Also By: Michael Fleshman Africa Renewal: April 2006 Towards prevention, care and treatment for all by 2010 View: Towards prevention, care and treatment for all by 2010 By Michael Fleshman Thumbnail: Trade talks: where is the development?
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Score: 221887.52 - https://www.un.org/africarenewal/author/michael-fleshman
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Africa may not meet target on energy, says new UN Economic Commission for Africa report | Africa Renewal Skip to main content Get the free mobile apps Get the latest news from us on our apps.   Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: English Français 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 Africa may not meet target on energy, says new UN Economic Commission for Africa report Get monthly e-newsletter Economic Development Africa may not meet target on energy, says new UN Economic Commission for Africa report $40 billion per year is needed to meet the continent's energy needs. (...) He pointed out that “high energy production costs, transmission and distribution losses (18-25%) means that utilities need to be constantly bailed out and subsidies implemented for users.”  Missing the target At this rate, and according to the SDG 7 tracking report, Africa will not meet the SDG 7 targets due to limited supply and access to electricity.
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Score: 364298.44 - https://www.un.org/africarenew...y-not-meet-target-energy-study
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Women and girls are often targeted directly by terrorist groups and subjected to gender-based violence, including human trafficking, rape and forced prostitution, as well as marriage or pregnancy. (...) Terrorist groups disproportionally target women and girls through acts of gender-based violence, in particular sexual violence, as a means of achieving tactical, strategic and ideological aims. (...) Programmatic output would depend on reaching the necessary target amounts within a specific period of time in order to start programmatic activities and cover associated costs.
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Score: 210909.18 - 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. The 70% target was agreed at the global COVID-19 summit hosted by the United States of America on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly this week. 
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Score: 216135 - https://www.un.org/africarenew...ise-covid-19-vaccine-shipments
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Indeed, we see intolerance entering mainstream politics -- targeting minorities, Muslims, migrants and refugees, and exploiting the anger and anxiety of a changing world.
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Score: 96315.85 - https://www.un.org/en/holocaustremembrance/observance/2019
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To curtail this impact, Target 4 of Goal 14 of the Sustainable Development Agenda adopted in 2015 by the UN General Assembly, specifically urges the international community to “effectively regulate harvesting and end overfishing, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and destructive fishing practices” by 2020. Meeting this ambitious target requires strong awareness-raising efforts to draw the attention of the general public to the negative impacts of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activities, an activity in which FAO has been actively engaged.
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Score: 292307.32 - https://www.un.org/en/node/73598
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UNHCR completed a global stocktaking of community awareness-raising materials on sexual misconduct to identify good practices, gaps and 2019–2021 http://www.un.org/preventing-sexual-exploitation-and-abuse/content/civil-society-advisory-board-prevention-sexual-exploitation-and-abuse http://www.un.org/preventing-sexual-exploitation-and-abuse/content/voluntary-compact http://www.un.org/preventing-sexual-exploitation-and-abuse/content/data-allegations-un-system-wide http://www.un.org/preventing-sexual-exploitation-and-abuse/content/data-allegations-un-system-wide https://conduct.unmissions.org/sea-data-introduction https://unstamps.org/shop/2019-ny-definitive-us-0-85-full-sheet/ Current as at 14 April 2022 8 #HonouringOurValues recommendations; targeted technical support was subsequently provided to operations in all regions 12. (...) IOM and WFP, in partnership with Translators without Borders, are developing a multilingual outreach package for frontline partners and staff, targeting drivers, contractors and small NGOs Expected: Second quarter of 2022 9. (...) WFP launched an online training and toolkit for protection from sexual exploitation and abuse focal points in multiple languages; update to include a 10-minute version targeting director-level focal points June 2019; update expected second quarter of 2022 40.
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Score: 157723.14 - https://www.un.org/preventing-...ystem-wide_sea_initiatives.pdf
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The Committee also requested the Secretary-General to undertake further efforts to evaluate the progress towards the achievement of international targets agreed on in the Copenhagen Declaration and the Programme of Action of the World Summit for Social Development aimed at meeting the basic human needs of all.
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Score: 185420.85 - https://www.un.org/press/en/1999/19990715.SOC4513.html
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That is why the General Assembly adopted the resolution  A/RES/73/296 , titled “International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief” strongly condemning continuing violence and acts of terrorism targeting individuals, including persons belonging to religious minorities, on the basis of or in the name of religion or belief.
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Score: 222271.36 - https://www.un.org/en/observan...us-based-violence-victims-day/
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