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World ‘Not Keeping Pace’ in Implementing Sustainable Development Goals, Secretary-General Stresses, as Development Financing Forum Begins

Citing a fragile world economy and unravelling multilateral alignments, delegates at the Economic and Social Council’s 2019 forum on financing for development follow-up today also spotlighted a crucial window of opportunity to render the global fi…

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Only 11 Years Left to Prevent Irreversible Damage from Climate Change, Speakers Warn during General Assembly High-Level Meeting

Ambition, Urgency Needed to Address Global Emergency, Secretary-General SaysJust over a decade is all that remains to stop irreversible damage from climate change, world leaders heard today as the General Assembly opened a high‑level meeting on t…

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World Leaders Adopt Outcome Document Urging Greater South-South Cooperation to Achieve Sustainable Development, as Buenos Aires Conference Concludes

Enhanced Collaboration Crucial to Address Changing Geopolitical Landscape, Resource Constraints, Delegates StressBUENOS AIRES, 22 March — Concluding a landmark conference on the crucial role of South-South cooperation in the planet’s s…

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Text adopted – Combating hunger – P5_TA(2002)0366 – Thursday, 4 July 2002 – Strasbourg – Final edition

The European Parliament
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–   having regard to the conclusions reached by the 183 nations attending the United Nations World Food Summit in Rome between 10 and 13 June 2002, and to those previously reached by 185 nations at the 1996 Wor…

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Speakers Dispute Development Metric Shaped by Wealthy States, as General Assembly Discusses Challenges of Middle-Income Countries in Realizing 2030 Agenda

World leaders today challenged models of development shaped by wealthy States as the General Assembly held a high-level meeting on gaps and impediments faced by middle-income countries in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Devel…