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20m risk hunger as drought worsens in Horn of Africa – UN

UN has warned that the number of people pushed into hunger because of drought in the Horn of Africa could rise from 14 million...

COVID-19 plunged 77m into extreme poverty in 2021 – UN report

The crippling cost of debt financing for many developing countries has hamstrung their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, forced cutbacks in development spending, and...

IWD: UN officials harp on gender equality for sustainable development

Senior UN officials on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, joined women activists, artists, politicians, and others worldwide for an online event to mark the International...

UN chief urges countries to rescue SDGs from failing

UN Secretary General, António Guterres, has called on all countries to do everything within their power to rescue the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from...

UN’s World Food Programme wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The United Nations food agency, the World Food Programme (WFP), has won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger and...

Govts, businesses, investors ramp up ambition at UN climate Roundtable

The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has called for every government, business, civil and international organisation in the world to develop a transition plan to...

UN, UK to host major global climate event on Paris Agreement anniversary

Plans to convene the world’s most ambitious climate leaders on December 12 – the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement – will be launched at the...

LDCs call on leaders at UNGA to boldly address climate crisis

“As the world grapples with a pandemic and the worsening climate crisis, international cooperation has never been more important,” says the Chair of the...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), the special purpose vehicle set up to...
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Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that the work plan for the implementation of the Agro-Climatic Resilience...

Govt to internalise climate change in national policy, targets net-zero emissions

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says plans are on to incorporate and internalise climate change into...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution...

Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that...