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Speakers Voice Support for 2019 $8.93 Million Appropriation, as Fifth Committee Considers Reports on Africa Hall Renovations

Speakers at the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today voiced their support for the Secretary General’s request for an $8.93 million appropriation in 2019 to support the ongoing upgrade of facilities at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, including …

Funding gaps threaten to leave nearly 1 million children out in the cold in Middle East and North Africa

With cold and rainy weather sweeping across the Middle East and North Africa, nearly 1 million children affected by crises in the region risk being left out in the cold.

UNICEF is facing a US$33 million funding gap – two …

Killing More Cancer Cells than Ever Before: A New Era in Radiotherapy

Radiation revolutionized medicine when it was first used to treat cancer in 1901. Its use, however, has only been able to evolve as far as technical innovation has allowed. Now, thanks to progress in physics, technology and computing, radiation therapy …

Multistakeholder Advisory Group Membership Renewed to Guide Preparations for Internet Governance Forum Meeting in 2019

The membership of the Multistakeholder Advisory Group of the Internet Governance Forum has been renewed.

A total of 52 members, 16 among them new, have been appointed. The Advisory Group members are from all stakeholder groups and all regions, representing …

Speakers in Economic and Social Council Underline Innovative Solutions to Build Climate Resilience for Most Vulnerable States

Speakers explored on the multidimensional nature of resilience and proposed forward looking solutions that could help vulnerable small island developing States to confront hurricanes, typhoons, drought and other impacts of climate change, during a special meeting of the Economic and …