Tag: CommunicableDiseases

UN Gender Focus: parental leave in Norway, space for women, women's economic empowerment in Ghana

| October 12, 2017

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Director General of Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise, Kristin Skogen Lund, speaks at UN headquarters in New York. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown

Parental leave is smart for the economy and helps change minds

Unequal pay and …

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Entrepreneur Urges Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Benefit of All in Second Committee, Economic and Social Council Joint Meeting

| October 12, 2017

Delegates Debate Eradication of Poverty, Development Issues in Afternoon Meeting

New technology would be central to achieving development goals, with artificial intelligence (AI) leveraged to process data on health, commerce, communications and transportation, entrepreneur Stephen Ibaraki told a joint session …

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Access to Quality Health Care, Education Vital for Improving Children’s Well-Being, Speakers Stress as Third Committee Concludes Debate

| October 12, 2017

Governments around the world were focused on improving access to quality education and health care for children and adolescents to ensure they reached their full potential, speakers told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) as they concluded discussion on …

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Earth observation technology a tool for women's empowerment

| October 11, 2017

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Bolo Basuti from Botswana at the Space for Women expert meeting held at UN Women in New York. Photo: UN News/Dianne Penn

Earth observation technology can be a tool for women's empowerment as it provides …

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Lesotho, Better Prepared to Fight Animal Diseases

| September 14, 2017

Diagnosing animal diseases early and rapidly is now possible in Lesotho, a country of two million in southern Africa that up until recently relied on foreign laboratories for analysis. Thanks to the support of the IAEA and the Food and …

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