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UNICEF: Children's lives made better by technology
Technology, such as birth certificates generated on cellphones, is helping children live better lives, says UNICEF in its annual State of the World's Children report. "There are innovative minds and people all over the world that are coming up with solutions that can be game changers in terms of helping children to stay alive and realize their full potential," says Jaya Murthy, UNICEF's Uganda spokesman. Challenges include child marriage, child labor and discrimination against disabled children. Thomson Reuters Foundation (11/21), Newsweek (11/19)
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@cookstoves: Indoor air pollution: "Every single hour of every single day, it is poisoning women and children." @HillaryClinton #cookstoves
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"Unless you are a serious camper, most of us in the developed world do not really think about cookstoves, let alone how they operate and their massive global impact." UN Dispatch (11/20)
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UN documents ongoing deaths, rights abuses in Ukraine
Human rights abuses are continuing in eastern Ukraine despite the cease-fire between the government and Russian-backed rebels, says a United Nations report. "All parties need to make a far more wholehearted effort to resolve this protracted crisis peacefully," says Zeid Raad al-Hussein, UN high commissioner for human rights. Voice of America (11/20), Detroit Free Press/The Associated Press (11/20), BBC (11/20)
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Opinion: The private sector's importance to Africa
The African private sector is essential to continued economic development, as well as for stronger health care systems and crisis responses, writes Calestous Juma of Harvard Kennedy School. The Guardian (London)/Poverty Matters blog (11/21)
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UN report: No emissions after 2100
The world must eliminate carbon dioxide emissions no later than 2070 as part of the fight against climate change, says a report from United Nations Environment Programme. Other greenhouse gases must be eliminated by 2100, the report says. The Guardian (London) (11/19), Salon/The Associated Press (11/19), The Guardian (London) (11/21)
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21 countries pledge money for Green Climate Fund
Twenty-one countries on Thursday pledged $9.3 billion to support the United Nations Green Climate Fund and help poor countries counteract global warming. The pledges "demonstrate that governments increasingly understand both the benefits derived from climate action and the growing risks of delay," says Ban Ki-moon, UN secretary-general. Yahoo/Agence France-Presse (11/20)
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Nuclear talks in limbo
Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers are in an uncertain state after John Kerry, U.S. secretary of state, left the talks. The Associated Press (11/21)
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