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Millennium development goals: Two down, six to go

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Millennium development goals: Two down, six to go
Millennium development goals: Two down, six to go
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The United Nations has met two of its eight development goals, well ahead of the 2015 deadline. Six goals are left. ... Read more about Millennium development goals: Two down, six to go

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Unicef says urban children in developing world need urgent attention

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On another beach in a different world, Chinasa Paul would be sipping a soft drink bought by his parents. But if the 15-year-old eats today in Lagos, it will be thanks to tips he receives for lugging crates of drinks up and down Kuramo Beach.

Unicef will today call for an urgent shift in focus by policy makers neglectful of the needs of millions of children like Chinasa whose number is set to increase as the growth of cities in the developing world becomes one of the pressing issues of our time. ... Read more about Unicef says urban children in developing world need urgent attention

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Global teacher shortage threatens progress on education

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The UN estimates 8 million extra teachers are needed worldwide by 2015. But how do countries compare? Get the full data here

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Human Development Report Shows Great Gains, And Some Slides

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By NEIL MacFARQUHAR

UNITED NATIONS — The world has made significant progress in income, education and health over the past 40 years, but the gains have been uneven and in some places war and the ravages of AIDS shortened life spans, according to a ... Read more about Human Development Report Shows Great Gains, And Some Slides

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Better World Campaign Launches www.UnitedInPeacekeeping.com

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Interactive website details how UN Peacekeeping Missions promote American Interests Today, the Better World Campaign announced  the launch of www.UnitedInPeacekeeping.com, an innovative new website highlighting active United Nations peacekeeping missions around the globe and how they enhance American interests. ... Read more about Better World Campaign Launches www.UnitedInPeacekeeping.com

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