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UNITED NATIONS: Ban urges greater investment to tackle global epidemic of youth unemployment

By at June 18, 2014 | 6:17 pm

UNITED NATIONS: Ban urges greater investment to tackle global epidemic of youth unemployment

(United Nations) At a time when the international community is struggling to generate more jobs, especially for young people, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged Governments to invest more in youth employment initiatives and promote decent work for all. “I believe employment and decent work, particularly for young people, are the backbone of more...

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ALERTNET: Niger Launches $2.5 Plan to Secure, Develop North

By at October 2, 2012 | 7:31 am

ALERTNET: Niger Launches $2.5 Plan to Secure, Develop North

(AlertNet/Reuters) Niger will spend nearly $2.5 billion to develop and secure its vast northern desert zones over the next five years, according to a new plan aimed at preventing the spillover of a conflict that has split neighboring Mali in two. Uranium-producing Niger, perched on the Sahara's southern rim, is one of the world's poorest nations. With a northern more...

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UNITED NATIONS: Range of Issues of Global Concern Discussed in UN Meetings with World Leaders

By at September 28, 2012 | 10:28 am

UNITED NATIONS: Range of Issues of Global Concern Discussed in UN Meetings with World Leaders

(United Nations) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today met with a range of world leaders and other high-level officials for discussions on a gamut of topics of global concern, on the margins of the high-level debate of the United Nations General Assembly. The meeting between the Secretary-General and the President of Tunisia, Moncef Marzouki, saw the two men discuss more...

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