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At UN, Tanzania – ‘as a country of refuge to many’ – stresses importance of regional stability

23 September 2017 &#150 Tanzania has integrated ‘sustainability’ into its development plan 2016-2021, with an eye towards becoming a middle-income country by 2025, its top foreign affairs official told the United Nations General Assembly today. …

In a globalized world, ‘we must live in each other’s shelter, not shadow,’ Ireland tells UN

23 September 2017 &#150 Expressing his faith in the United Nations and its commitment to responding to challenges such as the disasters presently plaguing Latin America and the Caribbean, Denis Naughton, Minister for Environment of …

Talk of African renaissance ‘misplaced and premature,’ Eritrea tells UN Assembly

23 September 2017 &#150 Africa remains the most marginalized of all continents, and therefore talk of an ‘African Renaissance’ and of ‘fastest growing economies’ is misplaced and premature, Eritrea’s top foreign affairs official told the …

Tunisia, at UN, calls for comprehensive response to global terrorism

22 September 2017 &#150 The threat of terrorism has forced Tunisia to double the budget of its military and security expenditures, Foreign Minister Khemais Jhinaoui told the United Nations General Assembly today, stressing that more …

UNDP launches study on income inequality in sub-Saharan Africa

Sep 21, 2017

Landmark publication underscores stresses that addressing income disparities in the region will be key to reaching SDGs

New York — It is only by addressing the challenge of income inequality …

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