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Amid Effects of Climate Change, High Debt, Least Developed, Landlocked, Small Island Countries Struggle to Meet 2030 Agenda, Speakers Warn Political Forum

‘Stop the Problem,’ Palau’s President Urges, Pointing to Warming Oceans, Slow Progress on Halting Global Temperature RiseFrom climate change to burdensome debt, the challenges of small island developing States, least developed countries and landlocked …

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New funding boosts efforts to combat deforestation, desertification, climate change and strengthen food systems

14 June 2019, Rome – FAO today welcomed a decision by the Council of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to provide $179 million to support the UN agency’s work with countries worldwide at the critical nexus between agriculture and the environment.&n…

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OCHA / MOZAMBIQUE ZIMBABWE MALAWI

STORY: OCHA / MOZAMBIQUE ZIMBABWE MALAWITRT: 3:56SOURCE: OCHARESTRICTIONS: NONELANGUAGE: ENGLISH / NATSDATELINE: 06 JUNE 2019, MUTUA, MOZAMBIQUE / 09 JUNE 2019, ZIMBABWE / 11 JUNE 2019, CHIKWAWA DISTRICT, MALAWISHOTLIST:06 JUNE 2019, MUTUA, MOZA…

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General Assembly Elects by Acclamation Nigeria’s Permanent Representative as President of Seventy-Fourth Session, Also Chooses 20 Vice-Presidents

The General Assembly, acting by acclamation today, elected Tijjani Muhammad Bande (Nigeria) today as President of its seventy-fourth session, as well as 20 Vice-Presidents.Mr. Bande, a professor and diplomat who has been Nigeria’s Permanent Repres…