With peace restored, Burundi president says poverty is the remaining threat  |

“The only enemy that remains a threat to citizens, in addition to the COVID-19 pandemic, which is common to all of us, is poverty,” Evariste Ndayishimiye declared.  The Head of State was speaking at UN Headquarters on the…

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UNICEF: Haiti children vulnerable to ‘violence, poverty and displacement’ |

“When children and families are sent back without adequate protection, they find themselves even more vulnerable to violence, poverty and displacement – factors that drove them to migrate in the…

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Africa essential for sustainable development, poverty reduction and peace |

“This year’s Africa Day highlights arts, culture and heritage as levers for building the Africa we want”, Secretary-General António Guterres  said in his commemorative message.    Africa Day marks the 1963…

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