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Gains In Development Indicators Improved Significantly Since 1990 But Progress Uneven, U.N. Report Shows

U.N. News Centre: Despite progress, world’s most marginalized still left behind — U.N. development report “A flagship United Nations report launched [Tuesday] finds that although the average human development improved significantly since 1990, progress is uneven, with systemic discrimination against women, indigenous peoples, and ethnic minorities. The latest Human Development…

U.N. Should Be Responsible For Ensuring Cholera Campaign In Haiti Succeeds

New York Times: U.N. Accepts Blame but Dodges the Bill in Haiti Editorial Board “…The United Nations has the duty to end the cholera crisis because the United Nations caused it. … Only last December did [the U.N.] apologize and promise to make things right. The secretary general at the…

U.N. Raises Only About $2M Of $400M For Haiti Cholera Fund

Agence France-Presse: U.N. Haiti cholera fund still falls short despite British aid “A new appeal by U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres for funding to help Haiti’s cholera victims has fallen short, with only Britain responding to the call, U.N. officials said Friday. With only two percent of the needed $400 million…

Trump Administration’s Proposed U.N. Funding Cuts Threaten Responses To Acute Humanitarian Crises, Long-Term Development Goals, Experts Say

Associated Press: Trump foreign aid cuts counter global development goals: E.U. “President Donald Trump’s proposed deep cuts to humanitarian aid go against the global development goals the United States committed to in 2015, the European Union’s international development chief warned Friday…” (Meseret, 3/17). Los Angeles Times: With 20 million people…

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