In this week’s special programme during the holiday season: the International Monetary Fund or IMF, looks at what a drought, earthquake or pandemic can do to economies in Sub-Saharan Africa.
“Blood money” of trafficked women now “lifeblood” sustaining terrorists
Exhibition showcases how women helped shape the UN
Nearly four billion people are still not connected to the Internet, according to the UN’s International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
Women are more reluctant to engage in the digital economy because of cultural and safety barriers, coupled with a lack of technical skills.
Lord’s Resistance Army continues to cause “unspeakable suffering”
Violence against women, the worldwide scourge
A new study has found that the UN brings significant economic, cultural and educational benefits to the people of New York City.
With nearly four billion people still unable to get online, the UN Internet Governance Forum provides a valuable “space” to discuss ways of connecting even the poorest rural areas of the world.
The transformation from agrarian- to industrial-based economies is a “very big challenge” for countries in Africa, according to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).