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Weather disaster-prone countries do not spend more on weather services

DisastersWeather disaster-prone countries do not spend more on weather services

Published 29 May 2017

Countries hit hardest by weather-related disasters do not necessarily spend more on commercial weather and climate information services that assist

International Cooperation to End Tax Crimes Crucial for Achieving Sustainable Growth Agenda, Speakers Say as Development Financing Forum Concludes

The global movement under way to stamp out international tax fraud was central to ending the booming illegal cross-border flow of money and capital obstructing realization of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Economic and Social …

With focus on natural disasters, UN risk reduction forum opens in Mexico

25 May 2017 &#150 Opening a major United Nations conference on risk reduction in Cancun, Mexico, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed cautioned that the world would not reach its development goals without tackling climate change and …

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 …

Congo’s bad year is about to get worse

For a country that has witnessed millions of deaths, brutal colonial rule, and devastating dictatorship, the past year in the Democratic Republic of Congo still stands out as a bleak one. 

Civilian massacres, decapitated police …

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