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Delegates in Fourth Committee Call for Balanced Use of New, Old Media amid Concern over Digital Rift Dividing Developed, Underdeveloped Nations

Speakers Highlight Rich World’s Dwarfing of Poor Countries in Access to Internet

Many delegates expressed concern about the digital divide between developed and developing countries, calling for balanced use of both new and traditional media …

INTERVIEW: Few global issues as urgent as tackling climate and disaster risks – UN official

12 October 2017 &#150 Recent devastating natural events – from hurricanes in the Caribbean to floods in South Asia and earthquakes in Mexico – have again shone a spotlight on the importance of efforts to …

Combining External Radiation with High-dose Rate Brachytherapy Effective for Cervical Cancer, IAEA Study Confirms

A five-year long clinical trial conducted in seven low and middle-income countries has confirmed the safety and effectiveness of combining high doses of internal radiation therapy (Brachytherapy) with pelvic external beam radiation therapy in treating …

Text adopted – Situation of people with albinism in Malawi and other African countries – P8_TA-PROV(2017)0381 – Thursday, 5 October 2017 – Strasbourg – Provisional edition

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to its previous resolutions on albinism in Africa, in particular that of 7 July 2016 on the situation of persons with albinism in Africa, notably in Malawi(1)
, and …

About FAO

2013
The United Nations General Assembly declares the “International Year of Quinoa” with FAO serving as the Secretariat of the IYQ, assisting the International Committee to coordinate the celebrations. Quinoa’s legacy is celebrated at headquarters …

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