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News in Brief 30 November 2017 (PM)

South-South expo draws to a close

Representatives from southern hemisphere countries have underscored their commitment to strengthening partnerships and cooperation to achieve global development goals.

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Space technology helping UNDP to improve lives of people in need

Space-based applications and technologies are helping the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to deliver its projects in a faster, more efficient and safer way, according to a senior official there.

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FAO online database aims to protect local livestock diversity

Safeguarding livestock diversity is the objective of the latest version of an online database launched by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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Families involved in nearly half of all child trafficking cases: IOM

Family members are linked to nearly half of all identified cases of child trafficking, new data released on Tuesday by the UN Migration Agency, IOM, has revealed.

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UN Daily News Programme 23 November 2017

Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Dianne Penn.

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Teaching students to be 'analytical thinkers' thanks to Anne Frank

More than 500 students came to UN Headquarters in New York this month to mark the 70th anniversary of the publication of the diary of Anne Frank and celebrate the “deep connection” they feel with the young

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Issue of violence against women has “always been relevant”

Creator of the multiple Emmy award-winning television series “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Bruce Miller, hopes his show becomes “irrelevant very quickly.”

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TV actress faces her fears while spotlighting sexual exploitation

Just one of the ways actress Serinda Swan draws attention to the atrocities of sex trafficking is by jumping out of a plane.

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News in Brief 20 November 2017 (PM)

UN chief “horrified” by reports of alleged slavery of migrants in Libya

The UN Secretary-General is calling for an investigation into reports of alleged slavery of migrant workers in Libya.

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Prevention and timely diagnosis needed to combat under-40s cancer

There is urgent need for adequate measures to prevent cancer among people aged 20 to 39 years.

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