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Speakers Condemn Gender-Based Violence, Including Rape as ‘Weapon of War’, in Commission on Status of Women Discussion

Describing national policies aimed at boosting the status of women and protecting their human rights, speakers today condemned gender-based violence — including the use of rape as a weapon of war or tactic of terrorism — as the Commission on …

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P14.82 BILLION FOR DEVELOPMENT INCLUDING ESP

P14.82 BILLION FOR DEVELOPMENT INCLUDING ESP

02/02/16

The Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Mr Kenneth Matambo, has proposed P14.82 billion as development budget for the 2016/17 financial year.
When presenting the national budget proposals in Parliament yesterday, the minister

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African Union Commission, Thai Ministry and National Geographic Society receive awards from FAO

Photo: ©FAO/Giuseppe Carotenuto

Rome's Orchestra di "Piazza Vittorio" plays during the 2015 FAO awards ceremony.

30 November 2015, Rome - The African Union Commission (AUC), Thailand's Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, the National Geographic Society and the non-profit World Rural Forum have received …

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Helen Clark: Special Address to the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) Conference 2015 “Challenges and Opportunities for Local Government in the New Global Agenda” In session on: Local Government 2030: Achieving the Vision

16 Jun 2015

It is a great pleasure to be in Gaborone to address the 2015 Commonwealth Local Government Conference. Let me also congratulate the Commonwealth Local Government Forum on its twentieth anniversary, and thank the Forum for all it …