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25 апреля, 20:50

UN Commission celebrates 70 years of 'connecting countries and driving progress in Europe'

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The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) is celebrating 70 years of bringing countries across the continent together to cooperate on a wide range of issues, including trade, transport, sustainable development and food safety, which impact the daily lives of its citizens.

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18 апреля, 20:32

UN forum highlights importance of stronger partnerships for financing sustainable development

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Underlining the importance of sustainable finance for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, senior United Nations officials today called for stronger partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders to ensure that resource requirements are met.

17 апреля, 08:00

New UN guidelines to make international trade in plants and seeds safer

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A United Nations commission overseeing plant health has adopted a new global standard to ensure that international trade in plants and seeds – vital to feed the world's population – is free from agricultural pests and disease-causing bugs.

13 апреля, 23:17

PODCAST: Biking from India to Sweden for love – a tale of happiness

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Love at first sight. An inevitable separation. A seemingly impossible journey for love mixed with a dash of art and late 1970s ‘hippie culture.’ This is the amazing true story of an Indian man who cycled across eight countries to be reunited with his sweetheart.

12 апреля, 21:43

Guidelines on keeping illegally caught fish from global supply chains near ‘finish line’ – UN agency

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A push to establish internationally-agreed standards to keep illegally caught fish off store-shelves and consumers' plates has taken an important step forward, the United Nations agricultural agency, said today as a measure aiming to create a “gold standard” for catch documentation nears the finish line.

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12 апреля, 19:34

Global trade to expand by 2.4 per cent in 2017 amid ‘deep’ geopolitical, economic uncertainty – WTO

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While forecasting that growth in the volume of global merchandise trade is expected to rebound this year from its weak performance in 2016, the World Trade Organization (WTO) today cautioned that “deep uncertainty” about near-term economic and policy developments in some countries raise the risk that trade activity could be stifled.

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12 апреля, 19:19

On International Day, UN celebrates historic event that opened doors to outer space

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The United Nations today commemorated the International Day of Human Space Flight to celebrate the 56th anniversary of the first human space flight, which ushered in the beginning of the space era for mankind.

11 апреля, 00:18

Money migrants send home a ‘critical lifeline’ for one in seven people worldwide

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Despite the political fire drawn by the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe and beyond, a senior official from the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today highlighted the vital development benefit of the nearly half a trillion dollars that migrants send home each year to poor families and countries.

10 апреля, 22:21

National policies can offset impact of joblessness caused by market competition – UN partner report

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Trade and trade-related policies have a role to play not just in promoting growth and prosperity, but helping share that prosperity more widely, United Nations global finance partners said today, launching a report that calls on national governments to pursue policies that help those who might lose their jobs, one of the unintended consequences of trade integration.

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06 апреля, 08:00

UN General Assembly creates International Day for small, medium-sized enterprises

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Recognizing the importance of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises in achieving the new global development goals, the United Nations General Assembly today designated 27 June as International Day for those actors.

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06 апреля, 08:00

Sport is force of social empowerment and an engine for equality – UNESCO

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There is no more powerful platform for promoting shared values than sport, Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, said in a message marking the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.

06 апреля, 08:00

Global food prices fall in March as sugar and vegetable oils slide – UN

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The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today reported that global food prices fell in March amid large available supplies and expectations of strong harvests, and also projected “robust cereal harvests” in 2017.