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SUNS # 8454 Wednesday 3 May 2017
 
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United Nations : 20 million could "starve to death" in next six months (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
Urgent action is needed to save the lives of people facing famine in North Eastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the leading UN food and agriculture agency's chief warned on 28 April.

United Nations : Multilateralism, key element in promoting the 2030 Agenda (PRIV)
(IPS, Mexico City)
The end of last year and the start of the current one were marked by major changes and enormous uncertainties, although there were also some notable advances and great opportunities, both at the global level and for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Opinion : The UN needs to bring Parliamentarians on board (PRIV)
(IPS, Berlin)
In pursuit of the Agenda 2030 the UN is playing an increasingly important role. Its Charter was declared in the name of "We, the Peoples."

Caribbean : Rolls out plans to reduce climate change hazards (PRIV)
(IPS, Kingston)
Climate change remains inextricably linked to the challenges of disaster risk reduction (DRR).

Environment : Marching for a green and just future (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
People around the world will be banding together to fight one of the world's most pressing problems: climate change.

Rights : Protection of journalists fails in Latin America (PRIV)
(IPS, Mexico City)
Mexican journalist Cecilio Pineda Brito covered drug trafficking issues in a region of the southern state of Guerrero where criminal groups are extremely powerful.


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