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SUNS # 8808 Monday 3 December 2018

United Nations : LDCs need entrepreneurship for structural transformation (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The Least Developed Countries (LDCs) need t o undergo a process of structural transformation in order to fulfil the econo mic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations Conference on Trad e and Development (UNCTAD) has said.

Africa : Fostering green, made-in-Africa innovations (PRIV)
(IPS, Kigali)
Over 1,000 policymakers, experts, investors and financial specialists from across Africa are gathered this we ek in Kigali, at a week-long Africa Green Growth Forum 2018 to discuss how to fos ter green, made-in-Africa innovations to meet the needs of the continent.

Canada : Polar bear tour that also educates tourists on environmental impact (PRIV)
(IPS, Churchill)
It's almost always cold in Churchi ll, Manitoba, a remote coastal community on Hudson Bay in Canada's sub-arctic region.

Opinion : Connecting the dots between conflict & hunger (PRIV)
(IPS, Geneva)
Last week I met with Aamir, a 29-year-old Yemenite, living in Geneva since October 2018 and waiting for h is application for asylum to be finalized.

Opinion : Why I became a disaster expert (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Thirty years ago, a powerful earthquake ripped through my home country of Armenia, leaving 25,000 dead, 500,000 homeless and annihilating an estimated 40 percent of the national economy.

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