Life-saving food aid in jeopardy for millions of Syrians

Sep 19, 14 Life-saving food aid in jeopardy for millions of Syrians

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 18 September 2014 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today warned that it is running out of funds to provide food for almost 6 million Syrians receiving its life-saving assistance. WFP has “reached a critical point where drastic cutbacks are unavoidable,” according to a statement on the Programme’s...

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“A Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda”

Sep 17, 14 “A Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda”

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Post-2015 development agenda takes centre stage as General Assembly’s 69th session opens UN NEWS CENTRE [excerpt] | 16 September 2014 – The United Nations General Assembly opened its 69th annual session today with the body’s new President declaring that it would be a historic opportunity to formulate a post-2015...

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The New UN Hunger Report – What Does It Mean?

Sep 16, 14 The New UN Hunger Report – What Does It Mean?

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By Martin Penner, Web Editor at UN World Food Programme WFP | 16 September, 2014 – OK, so the UN has produced a new report on hunger and says there are now 805 million hungry people in the world. What does that mean? Is it good? Is it bad? Photo: FAO/Joan Manuel Baliellas A worker weeding in a nursery in Back Kan, Viet Nam....

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World hunger falls, but number of undernourished remains ‘unacceptably high’

Sep 16, 14 World hunger falls, but number of undernourished remains ‘unacceptably high’

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 16 September 2014 – More than 800 million people – or one in every nine on the planet – suffer from hunger, but a new joint UN agency report released today stated that the Millennium Development Goal of halving the proportion of undernourished people by 2015 is still within reach. The State of Food Insecurity in...

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Peru to share experiences in fight against child malnutrition

Sep 15, 14 Peru to share experiences in fight against child malnutrition

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ANDINA | 14 Sept. 2014 – Peru’s Minister of Development and Social Inclusion, Paola Bustamante, today announced that, at the request of other countries, Peru will send some government officials abroad to share some successful experiences in the reduction of chronic child malnutrition. The announcement was made after a...

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