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UNICEF skills up refugee kids for a tech future

UNICEF skills up refugee kids for a tech future

To describe the futures of children and young people currently living in the Azraq refugee camp in Jordan as ‘uncertain’ would be a terrible...
UN chief hails transformative power of women’s economic empowerment

UN chief hails transformative power of women’s economic empowerment

19 September 2017 – Extoling the benefits of women’s economic empowerment, both for economies as well as societies as a whole, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres...
UN agriculture agency and World Bank launch new initiative to avert famine in Yemen

UN agriculture agency and World Bank launch new initiative to avert famine in Yemen

3 October 2017 – More than half a million vulnerable and food-insecure people in war-torn Yemen will receive immediate relief and long-term sustainable agricultural...
UN will accompany Haiti in shaping a sustainable future, deputy Mission chief says

UN will accompany Haiti in shaping a sustainable future, deputy Mission chief says

25 October 2017 – The United Nations will remain side by side with Haiti on the country’s path to sustainable development, the Organization’s senior...
Half a million Rohingya arrive in Bangladesh; UN agencies rush to provide shelter, clean water

Half a million Rohingya arrive in Bangladesh; UN agencies rush to provide shelter, clean...

29 September 2017 – The United Nations refugee agency announced today that it has started distributing plastic sheeting and essential relief items to Rohingyas...