Monthly Archives: June 2008

Press Communique on the High-level Working Dinner Co-hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Italy Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on the World Food Crisis

By | 4 June 2008

The United Nations Secretary-General and H.E Prime Minister Berlusconi of Italy co-hosted a high-level working dinner with Heads of State, Heads of Government and Ministers on 3 June on the occasion of the High-Level Conference on World Food Security from 3 to 5 June 2008 in Rome. The dinner saw the participation of more than… Read More »

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Four billion people are excluded from the rule of law

By | 3 June 2008

Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor makes a global call to make legal empowerment a key pillar of the anti-poverty agenda New York – Four billion people — the majority of people living on our planet — are robbed of the chance to build a better life for themselves because they are excluded from… Read More »

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UNCEF hails South African Government’s decision to accept social grant applications without identity documents

By | 2 June 2008

Cites benefits to young child development and to orphaned and vulnerable children Pretoria – Citing strong benefits to the country’s most vulnerable poor rural children, UNICEF today welcomed the decision by the Government of South Africa to accept, as of 1 June, social grant applications from eligible applicants who are experiencing difficulty in obtaining official… Read More »

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