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26 июня, 08:00

Experts head to Vienna to discuss advances in monitoring, verification under UN nuclear test-ban treaty

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Scientists and technical experts from all over the world are gathering this week in Vienna, Austria, for a meeting convened by the United Nations partner organization working to establish a verification regime to monitor global compliance with the comprehensive ban on nuclear testing.

25 июня, 08:00

With hidden lives vital to our own, 'seafarers matter,' says UN on International Day

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Highlighting the challenges faced by seafarers – women and men sailing and working aboard ships – the United Nations International Maritime Organization has called on everyone around the world to show appreciation for their vital contributions.

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22 июня, 08:00

Sri Lanka's food gap widens in wake of regional floods and drought, UN agencies warn

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An extreme drought followed by floods has affected large swathes of cropland in Sri Lanka, United Nations agencies reported today, warning that the disaster threatens the food security of some 900,000 people.

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21 июня, 08:00

UN spotlights health benefits of yoga, ancient practice that can ease stress of our modern 'laptop' lives

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Recognizing the universal appeal of yoga, the United Nations today marked the 2017 edition of the International Day of Yoga, which aims to integrate the benefits of healthy lives and wellbeing – essential aspects of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

21 июня, 08:00

World population to hit 9.8 billion by 2050, despite nearly universal lower fertility rates – UN

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The world population is now nearly 7.6 billion, up from 7.4 billion in 2015, spurred by the relatively high levels of fertility in developing countries – despite an overall drop in the number of children people have around the globe – the United Nations today reported.

20 июня, 08:00

Bees, hens and greenhouses help restore livelihoods in Iraq – UN agriculture agency

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Thousands of vulnerable Iraqi and Syrian refugee families affected by conflict in northern Iraq aim to profit from new livelihood ventures of the United Nations agriculture agency.

16 июня, 19:41

'BRICS' countries well placed to help lead global efforts to tackle hunger – UN agency

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As the clock ticks towards the 2030 deadline for meeting global goals to eradicate hunger and poverty, the United Nations agriculture agency today asserted that five vitally important emerging economies, known collective as the 'BRICS' countries, are well positioned to take a leading role in helping the world achieve these targets.

15 июня, 08:00

Switzerland tops world innovation index; India and other emerging markets on the rise – UN agency

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Innovation is a key development tool that could boost economies and provide a way out of the growing squeeze on the world's food resources – one of the major challenges of the 21st century – according to a new United Nations report.

14 июня, 08:00

Closing gender gap at work can open doors to incredible benefits, UN report shows

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Reducing gender disparities at workplaces by 25 per cent by 2025 could inject nearly $5.8 trillion into the global economy and boost tax revenues, a new report released today by the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) has revealed.

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14 июня, 08:00

Sharp increase in money migrants send home lifts millions out of poverty – UN report

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A dramatic up tic in the amount of money migrants send home to their families in developing countries is helping to lift millions out of poverty, according to a new report out today from the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

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11 июня, 08:00

In Kyrgyzstan, UN chief Guterres highlights importance of governance for sustainable development

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Underscoring the importance of accountable and inclusive governance and institutions for the successful implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today called for public services to be more responsive, efficient and collaborative.

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09 июня, 08:00

Inclusive development 'best form of preventing conflict,' UN chief tells Central Asia summit

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Secretary-General António Guterres today stressed the importance of partnership between the United Nations and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in achieving global development goals and combating some of today's key threats to peace and security, such as terrorism.