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Global health organizations commit to new ways of working together for greater impact

Eleven heads of the world’s leading health and development organizations signed a landmark commitment to find new ways of working together to accelerate progress towards achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals on October 16, 2018...

Investing in rural women and girls, ‘essential’ for everyone’s future: UN chief

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The poorest and most vulnerable people in Rwanda have benefited from the “Green Village”...

Food costs should cause 'shock and outrage' as countries in conflict see spiralling prices

Fresh research by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), released to coincide with World Food Day, shows food becoming ever less affordable in countries in conflict or subject to political instability. In dozens more countries, persistently...

UN relief official in Yemen condemns ‘horrific’ attack on passenger buses

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A bridge damaged by an air strike in Yemen’s Hudaydah governorate (file photo). Over 170 people have been...