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U.N. Launches Interagency Coordination Group On Antimicrobial Resistance

U.N. News Centre: U.N. announces interagency group to coordinate global fight against antimicrobial resistance “The United Nations [Thursday] announced the establishment of an Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance, which will be co-chaired by Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan. … Ms. Mohammed…

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World Unprepared For Another Ebola-Type Outbreak, Researchers Warn

CBS News: “We are not ready”: Experts warn world is unprepared for next Ebola-size outbreak “Is the world ready to defend against the next big infectious disease outbreak? It’s one of the biggest threats humanity could face. But experts who have reviewed reports on the global response to the massive…

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New WHO Director General Will Inherit ‘Daunting Task’ Of Fundraising, Reform

Huffington Post: The Global Health Community Looks for its Next Leader John E. Lange, senior fellow for global health diplomacy at the U.N. Foundation “…[The WHO executive board] selected three nominees — Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia, David Nabarro of the United Kingdom, and Sania Nishtar of Pakistan — to be…

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New Kaiser Family Foundation Fact Sheet Provides Overview Of WHO, U.S. Engagement With Organization

Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. Government and the World Health Organization This new fact sheet provides information about the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. government’s engagement with the WHO.

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Companies Can Merge Business Goals With SDGs To Advance Sustainable Business, Development

Harvard Business Review: How Companies Can Champion Sustainable Development Bhaskar Chakravorti, senior associate dean of international business & finance at the Fletcher School at Tufts University and founding executive director of Fletcher’s Institute for Business in the Global Context, discusses findings from a research effort examining how the private sector…

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Business Sector, Governments Must Form Partnerships To Achieve SDGs

Huffington Post: The Business Case for the Sustainable Development Goals Doug Frantz, OECD deputy secretary general “…We need to convince the business sector and governments that we will fail to achieve the [Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)] unless they form an unprecedented partnership. Governments cannot do it alone. Official Development Assistance,…

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U.S. President Trump’s Preliminary Budget To Include Proposed Cuts To State, USAID, U.N.; Final Numbers Could Change, State Department Spokesperson Says

CNN: White House demands deep cuts to State, U.N. funds “The White House has instructed the State Department and the U.S. mission to the United Nations to cut their budgets for U.N. programs nearly in half, including U.S. peacekeeping and development assistance, two senior U.S. officials told CNN on Monday.…

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Trump Administration’s 2018 Budget Proposal Might Ask For Smaller Cuts To State, USAID Than Expected; Could Request Cuts Of More Than 50% For U.N. Funding, Sources Say

POLITICO: Cuts to State will be reduced in final Trump proposal “The State Department budget won’t be getting cut as deeply as President Donald Trump initially suggested after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson successfully pushed back with the White House, according to people familiar with the plans. The budget blueprint…

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At CSW Opening Session, U.N. Leaders Call For Greater Efforts To Educate, Empower Women

Associated Press/TIME: Women’s Rights Are Under Attack Worldwide, Warns U.N. Chief “Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that women are suffering ‘new assaults on their safety and dignity’ around the world, pointing to extremists subjugating women and governments curtailing women’s freedoms and rolling back laws against domestic violence. He told the…

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More Syrian Children Killed In 2016 Than Any Other Of 6-Year Conflict, Marking ‘Unprecedented Suffering,’ UNICEF Says

CNN: 2016 was ‘rock bottom’ for children in Syria, says UNICEF “More Syrian children were killed in 2016 than in any other year of the six-year conflict, making last year the worst on record for children in the war-torn nation, according to children’s charity UNICEF…” (Perry, 3/13). Newsweek: 2016 Was…

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