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07 Mar 2016

It’s official: if you want to dramatically improve the quality of your life, move to Europe. That’s what the 18th annual Quality of Life survey from consulting firm Mercer suggests—cities in western Europe dominate the top of this year’s list of the world’s best cities to live in.

07 Mar 2016

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) celebrates today 50 years of working on the frontlines of global development.

01 Mar 2016

On 27–29 January, disaster risk reduction experts, policy-makers and practitioners from around the world gathered in Geneva, Switzerland, for the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) Science and Technology Conference on the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster

01 Mar 2016

A new study finds that the greenhouse gas emissions that the world can emit in order to limit climate change to less than 2°C are severely limited, lending further urgency to the need to address climate change.

01 Mar 2016

On February 26, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement (G/A) with the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to provide grant aid of up to 2.196 billion yen for assistance for the Project for Improving An Duong Water Treatment Plant in Hai Phong City.

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