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01 Feb 2015 Voice of the People

Voice of the People

The documentary features UN beneficiaries in Georgia. The film was produced to demonstrate how UN-supported interventions affect peoples' lives.

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19 Oct 2014 UN Week 2014 in Georgia

UN Week 2014 in Georgia

The United Nations Week 2014 rolled out in Georgia with the celebration of the International Day of Rural Women on October 15, opening of a new touristic infrastructure in Tsaghveri, and the World Food Day event celebrated on October 16.

The UN Week this year runs under the theme: Georgia and UN: The Future We Want.


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22 Sep 2014 UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit to highlight bold new approaches and actions on climate change

UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit to highlight bold new approaches and actions on climate change

Heads of State and Government will join leaders from business and civil society to announce new commitments and practical actions to address climate change at a Climate Summit hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 23 September.

The one-day Summit will mark the first time in five years that world leaders will get together to chart a bold, new course of action on climate change. The Secretary-General has asked leaders to announce significant and substantial initiatives to help move the world toward a path that will limit global warming.


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24 Jul 2014 Human Development Report 2014

Human Development Report 2014

 Levels in human development continues to rise – yet the pace has slowed for all regions and progress has been highly uneven, according to the latest Human Development Index (HDI) included in the 2014 Human Development Report “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience”, published today by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Brief facts from the Human Development Report 2014:

Almost 1.5 billion people in the world are multidimensionally poor—with overlapping deprivations in education, health and living standards. 

800 million in the world are at risk of falling back into poverty.

Nearly 80 percent of the global population lack social protection.

More than 200 million people a year, most of them in developing countries, are affected by natural disasters.

The number of people displaced by conflict or persecution is the highest in 18 years —45 million by the end of 2012.


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