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mphasizing the potential for 'greening' the world of work, the top United Nations labour official told delegates at the International Labour Conference today that job creation and the protection of the planet can and must work together to ensure a sustainable future for all.

Published in Green Planet

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016 was a sad year for Thailand. The country lost the great monarch and Thai people lost the guiding light. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama the 9th of Chakri Dynasty, ruled the country with love and led it with compassion and commitment to uplift his people out of poverty and illiteracy.

Published in Southeast Asia

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he destruction of forests in many Asian countries continues apace, threatening the realization of global sustainable development goals by the 2030 deadline, according to the United Nations agricultural agency.

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peaking at the conclusion of a global meeting on importance of agriculture and agro-industries for sustainable and resilient food systems, the President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) urged for greater partnerships to ensure that global development agenda brings prosperity to all.

Published in Africa

The World Economic Forum has released a new report on the level of trust in the Infrastructure and Urban Development industries and its connection to addressing corruption.

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overty alleviation has implied an important goal for developing countries and policy-makers throughout the last century. Recently, organisations such as the United Nations and the World Bank have reported an increasing necessity for centring efforts on facing determinant factors of poverty growth in such countries.

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he global rise of cities has been unprecedented. Every week, nearly 1.5 million people become urban dwellers. By 2050, the urban population will account for more than two-thirds of the world’s population.

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he World Economic Forum today issued a report proposing a shift in economic policy priorities to respond more effectively to the insecurity and inequality accompanying technological change and globalization. The Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017 concludes that most countries are missing important opportunities to raise economic growth and reduce inequality at the same time because the growth model and measurement tools that have guided policymakers for decades require significant readjustment.

Published in Economy
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