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The Millennium Project: A Plan for Meeting the Millennium Development Goals   
March 09, 2019
Source: ResearchGate - 2006). Development actors saw investing in rural com- munities to be the most sensible way to achieve the MDGs, and de- velopment more broadly (UN Millennium Project 2005). ... ... The Washington Consensus initiated faster...
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United Nations’ theme for International Women’s Day is ‘Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change’   
March 09, 2019
Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer - Antonio Guterres, secretary-general of the United Nations, issued this statement for today’s International Women’s Day 2019: Gender equality and women’s rights are fundamental to global ...
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IFC and Ghana Stock Exchange Ring the Bell for Gender Equality   
March 09, 2019
Source: Ghanaweb.com - The “Ring the Bell for Gender Equality” event is a partnership of IFC, Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSE), UN Global Compact, UN Women,Women in ETFs, and the World Federation of Exchanges.
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Tapestry, Inc. Signs Women’s Empowerment Principles Charter of UN Women   
March 09, 2019
Source: MarketWatch - a joint initiative of UN Women and the UN Global Compact (UNGC), providing guidance for promoting gender equality in the workplace through a set of seven Principles. Established to champion the development of women, businesses...
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Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands to speak at the United Nations   
March 09, 2019
Source: Akron Legal News - AKRON––Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands has been selected as a presenter at the upcoming 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) being held next week at the United...
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FAO Report Rings Warning Bell on Loss of Biodiversity   
March 08, 2019
Source: NewsClick - health and environment—the latest report published by FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) has declared. Named as State of World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture, the report was...
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Work-related gender gaps persist but solutions are clear – new ILO report   
March 08, 2019
Source: ILO - according to a new International Labour Organization (ILO) report published for International Women’s Day on 8 March. “We need to make it happen, and the report, A Quantum leap for gender equality: For a better future...
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Fanelli: The Green New Deal is an ambitious proposal   
March 08, 2019
Source: The Whit - It wasn’t too long ago that a report came out from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which stated humanity has just over a decade to get carbon emissions under control before the impacts of climate change become...
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How to Talk to Kids About Climate Change (and Have Fun, Too)   
March 08, 2019
Source: YES! Magazine - The latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a final call to keep the global temperature rise to within 1.5 degrees Celsius of preindustrial levels. Doing so will require “rapid, far-reaching, and...
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Gender parity at work only possible if men do more at home — UN   
March 08, 2019
Source: m.jamaicaobserver.com - The UN's International Labour Organization said in a fresh report that the difference in employment rates for men and women has shrunk by less than two per cent in the past 27 years. In 2018 ...
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