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Babatunde Osotimehin Dedicated His Life to Public Health of Women, Young People, Says Deputy Secretary-General at Inaugural Lecture

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the inaugural Professor Babatunde Osotimehin Lecture, in London today:

It is an honour to be asked to give this inaugural lecture celebrating …

CPEC helps breaking cycles of poverty, under-evelopment: Ahsan Iqbal


CPEC helps breaking cycles of poverty, under-evelopment: Ahsan Iqbal
Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017
Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Prof. Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), was creating opportunities for

Vital Marine Habitats Being Destroyed by Illegal Fishing Practices, Harmful Subsidies, Speakers Warn at United Nations Ocean Conference

Speakers in the United Nations Ocean Conference today tackled ways to combat illegal fishing practices that were destroying vital marine habitats, as well as eliminate the $35 billion in harmful subsidies that had led to …

Better Policies, Investment in Infrastructure, Industrialization Key for Creating Thriving, Sustainable Societies, Speakers Tell Economic and Social Council

Unlocking developing countries’ potential for green growth depended on using the right keys, learning from past mistakes and shaping new ideas based on bolstered, more coordinated action, speakers told the Economic and Social Council today …

Princes and bankers and aid! Oh my!

It’s 340 kilometres as the crow flies between the desert berm where 80,000 Syrians are trapped between Syria and Jordan, and the Jordanian Dead Sea resorts where last weekend the region’s elite mingled around finger …

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