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World is moving backwards on eliminating hunger and malnutrition, UN report reveals

The number of people affected by hunger globally rose to as many as 828 million in 2021, according to a new UN report that provides fresh evidence that the world is moving in reverse, away from the Sustainable Development Goal of ending hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition in all its forms, by 2030, when the SDGs are supposed to be realized.

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The Red Sea's reef is one of the longest continuous living reefs in the world.
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The Red Sea's reef is one of the longest continuous living reefs in the world.

UN Ocean Conference ends with call for greater global commitment to address dire state of the ocean

Climate and EnvironmentFollowing a week of discussions and events in Lisbon, Portugal, the UN Ocean Conference concluded on Friday, with governments and heads of state agreeing on a new political declaration to Save Our Ocean.

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Ukraine reconstruction is a ‘long road’ but it must start now: Guterres

Peace and Security UN chief António Guterres lent his support on Tuesday to international efforts to rebuild Ukraine, as a conference began in Switzerland to garner support for the war-shattered country.

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Bachelet calls for impartial, ‘transparent investigation’ into Uzbekistan protest deaths

Human Rights The UN human rights chief called on Tuesday for a prompt, impartial and “transparent investigation” into the deaths of at least 18 people during clashes at protests in the Uzbek region of Karakalpakstan last Friday.