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Climate finance for the developing world

A smarter international strategy is crucial for driving greater investment toward clean-energy projects COMMENT | Sumant Sinha | Recent estimates suggest that the developing world will need $1 trillion of external climate finance annually by 2025, and $2.4 trillion per year by 2030, to meet the goals enshrined in the Paris climate …

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Educating the world’s children of conflict

In addition to protecting schools, the trauma violent attacks inflict on children needs fixing COMMENT | Jan Egeland | It was scorching hot when I arrived at a cramped classroom in the world’s largest refugee camp, in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. But the children I came to meet, a graduating primary school class …

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Africa leads the world in contraceptive use

The analysis found condom use as the leading contraceptive method among unmarried, sexually active young African women, followed by injections in East and Southern Africa and implants in West Africa. Nairobi, Kenya  | BIRD AGENCY | The use of modern contraception is soaring worldwide, with one in three women of …

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Social protection needs to be re-thought as world ages, says UN report

United Nations, USA | Xinhua | The United Nations calls on countries to rethink policies and expand opportunities as the world ages, the world body said in a new report launched on Thursday. The World Social Report 2023 recommends that countries “rethink long-held policies and practices associated with livelihoods and work” …

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The world reacts to Pele’s death

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil | Xinhua | Following are reactions to the death of Brazilian football legend Pele. The only player to win the FIFA World Cup three times died aged 82 on Thursday after a battle with cancer. FIFA PRESIDENT GIANNI INFANTINO “His legacy is impossible to summarize in words. “To …

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