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Famine, drought and war threaten millions

Published: Tue 28 Mar 2017 01:11 PM
UNICEF says children can’t wait, with urgent request for nearly USD 255 million to respond to immediate needs in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen Read more...

Dakuivuna villagers commit to mowing programme

Published: Tue 28 Mar 2017 11:02 AM
Trialed last year with the villagers of Dakuivuna in Tailevu, who have now taken over the task of mowing 1.5km of Dakuivuna Road upon advice from Fulton Hogan Hiways (FHH), “It’s great to see the villagers taking this on board and owning the process,” ... Read more...

Somalia Spirals towards Famine as Humanitarian Crisis Looms

Published: Tue 28 Mar 2017 10:50 AM
The international community is looking to repeat the same failures in East Africa that led to the deaths of over a quarter-of-a-million Somalis in 2011, Save the Children has warned. The international charity’s health and nutrition clinics are reporting ... Read more...

Nga Hau E Wha Whanau Hoe Inc saw Taupo well-represented

Published: Tue 28 Mar 2017 10:44 AM
The district’s Nga Hau E Wha Whanau Hoe Inc. represented the Taupo volunteer community in Rotorua Lakes this weekend. Read more...

National Security top of the agenda in London this week

Published: Mon 27 Mar 2017 03:08 PM
Dr Shane Reti MP will represent New Zealand this week at the International Parliamentary Conference on National Security and Cybersecurity in London, the United Kingdom Read more...

Dr. Ashrawi on the adoption of four UNHRC resolutions

Published: Sat 25 Mar 2017 09:05 PM
Dr. Ashrawi on the adoption of four UNHRC resolutions regarding the occupied State of Palestine Read more...

Over 100 civilians killed in a month in Yemen Conflict

Published: Sat 25 Mar 2017 09:02 PM
Over 100 civilians killed in a month, including fishermen, refugees, as Yemen conflict reaches two-year mark GENEVA (24 March 2017) – Two years and more than 13,000 civilian casualties later, the conflict in Yemen continues to rage, with an intensification ... Read more...

INDIA: Anti-Romeo Squads will arrest rule of law

Published: Sat 25 Mar 2017 09:01 PM
First, the facts. Yes, crimes against women are a major problem in Uttar Pradesh. As per the data of the National Crime Records Bureau, the state has the dubious distinction of being the most unsafe Indian state for women in 2015 despite losing ‘top rank’ ... Read more...

New ESCAP reports highlight regional cooperation

Published: Sat 25 Mar 2017 08:59 PM
Seoul, Republic of Korea (ESCAP News) – Regional cooperation and integration will be key to implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in East and North-East Asia, according to two new reports launched by the United Nations Economic and Social ... Read more...

China FTA review should ditch controversial clause

Published: Fri 24 Mar 2017 09:20 PM
China FTA review should ditch controversial temporary worker clause, says AFTINET “The Australian and Chinese governments’ announcement of a review of the Investment Facilitation Memorandum of Understanding attached to the China-Australia free trade ... Read more...
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