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Egypt: Tackling Food Waste and Loss

An estimated one third of all food produced globally is either lost or wasted. In Egypt, about a third of the grapes and a half of the tomatoes are lost through inefficient practices before they reach the consumer. To...

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YEAR IN REVIEW – 2015 (Short Version)

United Nations - The "UN Year in Review 2015" remembers once more the daunting challenges the United Nations faced in its 70th anniversary year - and yet it gives a glimpse of what can be achieved, when we all work to...

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How Does The UN Work?

» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Special Thanks to Evan Puschak for hosting TestTube! Last month, the Pakistani Taliban attacked a school in Peshawar and killed 132 children. This is o...

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Human Rights – Supporting the Displaced

United Nations - Founded after World War II the UN’s remit is to make the world a better place by promoting peace and security, defending human rights and fostering development. Near the top of the Organization's ag...

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Palestine and Israel – Mending Hearts

United Nations - Our first story is from the Middle East - A parent’s worst nightmare – a critically sick baby and no medical help. But in Palestine and Israel, a heart-warming venture is not only saving children's li...

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Jordan: In the Name of Honour

United Nations, January 2010 If you're a woman, there are places in the world where simply smiling at a man or refusing an arranged marriage can get you killed. But one country in the Middle East is leading the fig...

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Jordan: In the name of Honor

If you're a woman, there are places in the world where simply smiling at a man or refusing an arranged marriage can get you killed. But one country in the Middle East is leading the fight to stop these crimes. We take...