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Ukraine: 750,000 children at risk of losing access to safe drinking water, warns UN

16 June 2017 &#150 With the recent escalation of hostilities damaging vital water infrastructure in eastern Ukraine, at least 750,000 children are at imminent risk of being cut off from safe drinking water, the United …

News in Brief 16 June 2017 (AM) – Geneva

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The UN and its partners are helping to care for those who have fled the fighting in Mosul. Photo: UNHCR/Caroline Gluck

At least 100,000 people trapped in ISIL-held Mosul

Marking World Day, Speakers in General Assembly Call for Urgent Collective Action Placing Oceans at Centre of Sustainable Development

The Ocean Conference dedicated its penultimate day to commemorating World Oceans Day, with speakers in the General Assembly Hall emphasizing the need for immediate collective action to turn the tide on marine degradation and place …

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 …

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