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“Without women the Global Goals won’t see the light of day”

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It was October 1989 and Alaa’s mother had just gone into labour. Alaa’s father was in town, working, and couldn’t be reached. Her three-year-old sister had called the ambulance, but ...

Spotlight on Sustainable Development Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

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Date : 05 July 2017 Gender equality and women’s empowerment is integral to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This thematic spotlight is part of a series showcasing where women ...

Ending AIDS: progress towards the 90–90–90 targets

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Statement of UNODC Executive Director on Nelson Mandela Day

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UNODC Everywhere Facebook Twitter Flickr YouTube 18 July 2017 Nelson Mandela Day offers an opportunity to reflect on prisoner rights and the importance of the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules ...

Refugee Children Play Music for Integration

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On the occasion of World Refugee Day 2017, UNHCR Northern Europe organized a pop-up philharmonic concert for passers-by in central Stockholm. The concert was performed by refugee and asylum seeking ...

Toward UHC: Thinking public

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Editors: World Health Organization Number of pages: Publication date: July 2017 Languages: English ISBN: 9789241512428 Towards UHC: thinking public pdf 1.08Mb Past quantitative research on health financing has focused mostly ...

WHO estimates cost of reaching global health targets by 2030

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The SDG Health Price Tag, published today in The Lancet Global Health, estimates the costs and benefits of progressively expanding health services in order to reach 16 Sustainable Development Goal ...

37th session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission

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What's new today? Date: 15 July 2014 Maximum Levels for Fumonisins in Maize and Maize Products agreed by the Codex Alimentarius Commission Fumonisins are toxins produced by certain mould that ...

High-Level Political Forum 2017 .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform

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Blog The theme of the 2017 High-level Political Forum on sustainable development will be “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world”, which is also a central promise of ...