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Kuwait Supports WFP Food Assistance To Syrians In Urgent Need

KUWAIT CITY – The Government of Kuwait has announced a US$5 million contribution to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for food assistance to the most vulnerable Syrians affected by the unabating conflict.

The …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**Japan

The Secretary-General arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday night.  Tomorrow, he will attend the opening of …

With ‘so much at stake’ in crisis-torn South Sudan, UN and partners launch $1.72 billion appeal

13 December 2017 &#150 The United Nations relief wing and the humanitarian community in South Sudan launched on Wednesday a $1.72 billion appeal to assist six million people affected by conflict, displacement and hunger.

“There …

News in Brief 13 December 2017 (AM)

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CAPTION: A health-care professional takes a patient’s blood pressure. Photo: World Bank/Olja Latinovic

Half the world lacks access to “essential health services”

At least half of the world’s population lacks …

Print article < ISSER HOSTS ROUNDTABLE POLICY WORKSHOP ON REDUCING MAIZE YIELD GAP >

A Roundtable Policy Workshop on the results of a project―the Integrated Assessment of Determinants of Maize Yield Gaps in sub-Saharan Africa (IMAGINE) ― has taken place in Accra.

The IMAGINE project, which is implemented in …