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Four countries on track to graduate from UN list of least developed countries

| March 15, 2018

Bhutan, Kiribati, Sao Tome and Principe and the Solomon Islands have increased national earning power and improved access to health care and education, making them eligible to exit the group of least developed countries (LDCs).

“This is an …

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Four countries on track to graduate from UN list of least developed countries

| March 15, 2018

Bhutan, Kiribati, Sao Tome and Principe and the Solomon Islands have increased national earning power and improved access to health care and education, making them eligible to exit the group of least developed countries (LDCs).

“This is an …

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Motion for a resolution on mercy killings in Uganda – B8-2018-0173

| March 13, 2018

The European Parliament,

- having regard its previous resolutions

- having regard to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights;

- having regard the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

- having regard to the United Nations …

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General Assembly Adopts Resolution Seeking Alignment of Efforts to End Illicit Diamond Trade, Achieve 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

| March 7, 2018

The General Assembly, welcoming progress made by the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme to break links between the diamond trade and conflict, today adopted a consensus resolution aimed at intensifying that work and aligning it with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.…

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Poor Rains and Crop Infestation Threaten Deeper Hunger Across Southern Africa

| February 9, 2018

Photo: WFP/Jonathan Dumont 

JOHANNESBURG – The twin scourges of another prolonged dry spell and an invasive crop-eating worm are set to sharply curtail harvests across southern Africa, driving millions of people – most of them children – into severe hunger,

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