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Department Harnessing News Platforms, Worldwide Information Network to Tell Compelling United Nations Story, Acting Head Tells Committee on Information

Delegates Stress Need for Parity among All Official Languages, Importance of Maintaining Use of Radio, Other Traditional Media

The Department of Public Information was harnessing its multilingual news platforms, worldwide network of information centres and …

Starvation looms for 20 million, UN agricultural advisory group told at opening session

24 April 2017 &#150 If nothing is done soon, 20 million people will starve to death over the next six months in South Sudan, Somalia, north-eastern Nigera and Yemen, the United Nations agricultural chief today …

Press release – EU plan to tackle root causes of migration should focus on the poor, MEPs say – Committee on Foreign Affairs – Committee on Development – Committee on Budgets

An EU scheme to mobilise €44 billion in private sector investment in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood should focus on the poor, said committee MEPs on Monday.

The MEPs, on the Foreign Affairs, Development and …

Famine in the spotlight at FAO Council

Photo: ©FAO/Alessandra Benedetti

The 156th session of the FAO Council runs from 24-28 April 2017.

24 April 2017, Rome – Urgent action is needed to save the lives of people facing famine in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan …

Despite Rising Number of Countries Getting Growth-Planet Balance Right, More Holistic, Law-based Approaches Needed, Top Official Tells Mother Earth Event

General Assembly Vice-President Stresses Importance of Changing Human Behaviour

Despite progress by a growing number of countries towards striking the balance between growth and respect for the planet, more concrete, holistic and law-based approaches would …

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