Tuesday, 03 March 2015

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World Bank approves $500 million loan for MSMEs

World Bank approves $500 million loan for MSMEs

2 March 2015 – The World Bank approved a $500 million loan for the MSME Growth Innovation and Inclusive Finance Project to improve access to finance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) working in the manufacturing and services sector, including start-ups and early stage ventures. In India for example,... Read more

The world wastes $400 billion in food every year

The world wastes $400 billion in food every year

  27 February 2015 - The food discarded by retailers and consumers in the most developed countries wou... Read more

UN Special Rapporteur praises Belgium’s approach to tackling modern slavery

UN Special Rapporteur praises Belgium’s approach to tackling…

26 February 2015 – "Belgium's multi-disciplinary approach to tackling modern forms of slavery, which br... Read more

Curbing Child Obesity: a Finnish success story

Curbing Child Obesity: a Finnish success story

26 February 2015 – Six years ago, almost 20 per cent of the five-year-olds in the city of Seinäjoki (Fi... Read more

 Mobile Learning Week - Bridging the Gender Gap

Mobile Learning Week - Bridging the Gender Gap

25 February 2015 – Of the seven billion people on Earth, over six now have access to a mobile device, y... Read more

Picture It! Cartoon competition for gender equality

Picture It! Cartoon competition for gender equality

25 February 2015 - UN Women together with the European Commission, the Belgian Development Cooperation ... Read more

'No plastic: A small gesture in our hands'

'No plastic: A small gesture in our hands'

24 February 2015 - In February 2014, UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) programme launched an awarene... Read more

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Youth Speak Up! For People and the Planet

Youth will take centre stage at the United Nations on 2 and 3 February during the annual Economic and Social Council’s Youth Forum.

For more information visit: http://www.un.org/en/ecosoc/youth2015/

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