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                    [Title] => UN urging nations to accelerate anti-poverty work
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The world's nations will have to pick up the pace to meet some of their key anti-poverty targets set for 2015, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday at the outset of a monthlong session of the organization's main economic arm.

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 Threats have been made against the United Nations in Lebanon in recent weeks and the world body is stepping up security in the country, a U.N. envoy said Thursday.

[DatePublished] => 2011-10-07 09:34:51 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => [SectionUrl] => [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 619421 [Title] => Smart part of global mobile program to empower women [Summary] =>

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Cherie Blair have backed an unprecedented partnership between the global mobile industry and the international development community to bring the benefits of mobile to more women in developing countries.

[DatePublished] => 2010-10-11 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 594726 [Title] => US gay rights group gets UN accreditation [Summary] =>

The UN Economic and Social Council voted Monday to accredit the US-based International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission after strong lobbying by the Obama administration.

[DatePublished] => 2010-07-20 06:35:29 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => [SectionUrl] => [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 559067 [Title] => China opposes trade protectionism in all its forms [Summary] =>

UNITED NATIONS, (Xinhua) -- China yesterday voiced its support for the liberalization of global trade and opposition to trade protectionism in all its forms in order to pave the way for the economic recovery in the world at large.

[DatePublished] => 2010-03-19 04:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => [SectionUrl] => [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 522136 [Title] => RP wins seat in UN body on international trade law [Summary] =>

The Philippines has won a seat in the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) to serve a six-year term in the core legal body of the UN system in the field of international trade law. 

[DatePublished] => 2009-11-12 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804865 [AuthorName] => Pia Lee-Brago [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 467953 [Title] => RP tribal leader to attend UN forum [Summary] =>

MANILA, Philippines – The First Filipino tribal leader elected as member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) representing Asia and the Pacific will lead the region in a forum at the United Nations headquarters in New York and a dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples.

[DatePublished] => 2009-05-17 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804865 [AuthorName] => Pia Lee-Brago [SectionName] => The Good News [SectionUrl] => the-good-news [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 447010 [Title] => Global economic crisis presents opportunity for UN leadership, says official [Summary] =>

UNITED NATIONS (Xinhua) - The enormous challenges facing the world present a unique opportunity for the United Nations to provide leadership in addressing the crisis, the chief of the UN development arm said yesterday.

[DatePublished] => 2009-03-10 20:00:06 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => [SectionUrl] => [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 445952 [Title] => Women hold just 18 percent of parliament seats - Inter-Parliamentary Union report [Summary] =>

UNITED NATIONS – Women hold just over 18 percent of the seats in parliaments around the world, a 60 percent increase since 1995 but a long distance from equality with men in national legislative bodies, the Inter-Parliamentary Union said Thursday in its annual report card.

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