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Non-Governmental Organizations Committee Recommends 7 Groups for Special Status with Economic and Social Council, Postpones Action on 75

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 7 entities for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, while deferring action on 75 others.

The 19-member Committee vets applications submitted by non-governmental organizations, recommending …

News in Brief 25 May 2017 – (PM)

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Women at the FAO-supported farm centre in Maiduguri, northeastern Nigeria. Photo: FAO/Pius Utomi Ekpei

African nations among world’s largest host of refugees, says UN chief

African nations are among the …

FAO Food Price Index dips again in April, led by sugar and vegetable oils

Photo: ©FAO/Vyacheslav Oseledko

Goats in Kyrgyzstan.

4 May 2017, Rome-Global food commodity prices fell in April amid expectations of ongoing robust supplies of many key staples.

The FAO Food Price Index averaged 168 points in April, down …

Raising Domestic Revenues, Resisting Protectionism Key to Funding Sustainable Development Goals, Speakers Tell Economic and Social Council Forum

The Economic and Social Council Forum on Financing for Development follow-up opened its expert segment today with a panel discussion and set of three thematic round tables dedicated to garnering the vast resources required to …

Concerned about Challenging Global Environment, Economic and Social Council Adopts Text Pledging Concrete Steps to Advance Financing for Development Agenda

Noting that the current global trajectory would not fully eradicate poverty by 2030 target date, the Economic and Social Council’s financing for development follow-up forum closed its ministerial segment today with a pledge to take …

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