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  1. Liverpool’s historic waterfront removed from World Heritage List

    - UN News

    Historic docklands and buildings in the UK city of Liverpool have been removed from the UN cultural body UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites, it announced on Wednesday.

  2. European Duplicity Undermines Anti-Pandemic Efforts

    - Inter Press Service

    A story from Inter Press Service, an international news agency

    SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 20 (IPS) - Despite facing the world’s worst pandemic of the last century, rich countries in the World Trade Organization (WTO) have blocked efforts to enable more affordable access to the means to fight the pandemic.

  3. Why is the UK Government Turning off the Tap During a Global Pandemic?

    - Inter Press Service

    BRIGHTON, UK, Jul 19 (IPS) - The UK government’s decision to reduce its Official Development Assistance (ODA) budget from 0.7% of gross national income (GNI) to 0.5% -- a cut of around £4 billion this year -- was confirmed last week by a majority of 35 votes in a House of Commons vote.

  4. Fewer women than men will regain work during COVID-19 recovery: ILO

    - UN News

    Fewer women will regain jobs lost to the COVID-19 pandemic during the recovery period, than men, according to a new study released on Monday by the UN’s labour agency.  

  5. Cleantech Entrepreneurs Driving a Green Recovery in Barbados

    - Inter Press Service

    VIENNA, Jul 16 (IPS) - Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Eastern Caribbean island nation, famed for its beautiful landscapes, pristine white-sand beaches and temperate climate, attracted around a million tourists each year.

  6. ‘Deeply negative impact’ of COVID pandemic, reverses SDG progress

    - UN News

    A story from UN News

    Closing a key international development forum on Thursday, the deputy UN chief observed that a year of “immense challenges” has reversed progress on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

  7. Why Investing in Women is Key to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

    - Inter Press Service

    A story from Inter Press Service, an international news agency

    BANGKOK, Thailand, Jul 15 (IPS) - Last year, the Asia-Pacific region recorded its worst economic performance in decades. With the pandemic far from over, the region’s recovery is slow, fragile and highly uneven both across and within countries. As the region struggles to recover, how can countries rebuild their economies and revive their development?

  8. Rich Country Hypocrisy Exposed by Vaccine Inequities

    - Inter Press Service

    A story from Inter Press Service, an international news agency

    SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 13 (IPS) - ‘No one is protected from the global pandemic until everyone is’ has become a popular mantra. But vaccine apartheid worldwide, due to rich countries’ policies, has made COVID-19 a developing country pandemicdelaying its end and global economic recovery.

  9. Combating COVID-19 and Ensuring No One is Left Behind

    - Inter Press Service

    A story from Inter Press Service, an international news agency

    BANGKOK, Thailand, Jul 12 (IPS) - If the world wants to beat back the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure no one is left behind in the recovery, two issues thrown into sharp relief by the pandemic need attention: digitalization and regional cooperation.

  10. The Critical Importance of Ecosystem Restoration

    - Inter Press Service

    PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, Jul 08 (IPS) - June 2021 marked the launch of UN Decade on Ecosystem restoration. This effort aims at reversing the damage that us humans have caused and are still causing to Nature. It is clear that we have to reverse course and spare no effort into making this ‘Decade on Ecosystem Restoration’ a success. Preserving Nature and maintaining its services are critical for our survival on this planet and for our livelihoods.

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