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    Flagship Economic Report Highlights why Global Cooperation is Key

    The UN’s World Economic Situation and Prospects report for 2024 projects a slowdown in global growth from an estimated 2.7 per cent in 2023...

    New Medicines May Help End AIDS – But High Prices and Monopolies Could Keep the Poor Locked Out

    On the current trajectory, most people who need them will not be able to get them any time soon, because high prices and monopolies...

    The irony of subsisting in the middle of an ocean of resources

    Islanders in a distant Maldivian atoll now benefit from a fish filleting platform installed to add value to the catch the fishermen bring. 200 kilometres...

    Nepal’s population experts caution on COVID-19

    New data shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on sexual and reproductive health programmes in Nepal. Experts worry that they won’t...

    Revellers cross international borders to welcome 2022; throw caution to the wind

    Tens of thousands of people intermingled among complete strangers to usher in the New Year on Nepal's Kosi river barrage. The revellers arrived from...

    An optimistic WHO chief hopes 2022 marks the end of COVID’s acute stage

    Hours before 2021 ends, the World Health Organisation director general expressed optimism that the coming year may mark the end of the acute stage...

    Public health emergencies are our past, our present, and we will face them again

    Never before has the need for a localised approach to crises been so evident. Jagan Chapagain As we end this year, I would like to pay...

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    Alliance for Global Good – Gender Equity and Equality: Logo and Website Launched

    The Alliance is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and anchored by the CII Centre for Women...
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    SDGs in Asia – Mind the Widening Gap

    Asia Pacific now seriously lagging on all 17 SDGs. The region is reversing on climate action, stagnant on clean...

    Climate Change will Further Strain the Resilience of Small Farmers

    The unsustainable nature of farming operations and the escalating climate change have worsened the situation of the Indian farmer....

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    Alliance for Global Good – Gender Equity and Equality: Logo and Website Launched

    The Alliance is supported by the Bill & Melinda...

    SDGs in Asia – Mind the Widening Gap

    Asia Pacific now seriously lagging on all 17 SDGs....