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Matt Hancock has landed a job at the United Nations and people are questioning whether he’s right for the role   
October 13, 2021
Source: Indy 100 on MSN.com - Matt Hancock has landed a job at the United Nations and people are questioning whether he’s right for the role -
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Philippines: Global solidarity and support to address violations of human and trade union rights   
October 12, 2021
Source: ei-ie.org - Human and trade union rights violations in the Philippines – and the need to highlight evidence of them internationally – were the focus of a high-level roundtable on 8 October.
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Food prices reach highest level in a decade   
October 12, 2021
Source: Daily Journal - Food prices hit a 10-year high worldwide, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)’s food price index. U.S. companies are feeling
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Audit firm calls on companies: Put sustainability at forefront   
October 12, 2021
Source: BusinessWorld - “I believe companies who have already integrated [or fully embraced] sustainability in their operations would prefer to use their own templates, but based of course on generally accepted standards such as GRI (Global...
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Eurobonds and IPO to help gold producer boost production   
October 12, 2021
Source: GlobalCapital - In 2020, NMMC’s gold production reached 79.7 tonnes, ranking us 5th among the world’s largest gold producers. The government is keen to reform the metals and mining industry, and has passed three decrees in the last...
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Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General   
October 12, 2021
Source: GlobalSecurity.org - He also announced the creation of a new Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for a Just Transition, in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO). This Global ...
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Accupac Names Chad Holzer as Its New CEO   
October 12, 2021
Source: Business Insider - Accupac, LLC ("Accupac"), a leading provider of outsourced manufacturing and packaging solutions for the personal care and beauty markets, today announced the appointment of Chad Holzer as its new Chief Executive Officer.
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World Rabies Day 2021 Celebration: Egypt presents the Strategic Framework for Elimination Rabies by 2030   
October 12, 2021
Source: Middle East North Africa Financial Network - “Now, for the first time, the World Health Organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the World Organization for Animal Health and the Global Rabies Alliance are ...
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Africa: Covid-19 Aid Falling Short   
October 12, 2021
Source: AllAfrica.com - "The Covid-19 crisis has wreaked havoc on the livelihoods of millions of households across Africa, leaving families hungry and desperate for help," said Mausi Segun, Africa director at Human Right Watch.
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United Nations Tells Kids to Screw Off   
October 12, 2021
Source: Gizmodo - A landmark petition filed by 16 young adults to compel the world to treat climate change as a children's rights crisis was shot down.
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