Daily Archives: April 13, 2019

UNDP Development Chief Calls for Action on Debt, Climate, & Inequality As Developing Countries Face Volatile Global Outlook

13 April, Washington DC �Increased financing and bold leadership are needed urgently to tackle climate change, rising inequality, and surging debt, as increased risks and vulnerabilities threaten economic growth globally, said United Nations Development Programme …

Politics Aside, Algeria Faces Huge Economic Challenge

PARIS The tens of thousands of protesters who have taken to the streets for an eighth straight week aren’t the only crisis roiling Algeria. Helping to drive the unrest in Africa’s largest nation�and posing a …

Cholera surges, children in urgent need one month after Cyclone Idai slammed southern Africa – UNICEF

One month after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) appealed to the international community to help some 1.6 million children still reeling from its impact.

Children …

Deadly Protests Erupt in Mogadishu Over Killing of Rickshaw Driver

At least five people were killed Saturday in Mogadishu during violent demonstrations staged by hundreds of drivers, who took to the streets of the Somali capital to protest the killing of a driver of a …

39th Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee

A dynamic and inclusive global economy is central to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is critical to address not only short-term risks – financial stress and volatility, high debt levels, escalating trade disputes …