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UN agreement reached on SDGs. Next stop: 2030

The United Nations agreed to new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Sunday night that will replace eight Millennium Development Goals with 17 broader interconnected goals to be reached by 2030.

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Global tax initiative launched as activists push for UN tariff body

While the initiative aims to promote effective, fair and efficient tax systems and combat tax evasion and inappropriate tax practices on a global scale, activists maintain that creation of a UN Tax body is still necessary to enable the developing world to combat tax evasion by multinationals.

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Will 2015 be a year of transformation for African women?

The African Union has declared 2015 the year of “Women’s empowerment”, and made gender central to its 24th annual summit taking place this month. Whether this year can be one of ground-breaking  transformation for African women  depends on how we seize the opportunity it presents.

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Africa must tackle malnutrition head on

Rome — Eight hundred and five million of the world’s people are chronically hungry, according to estimates by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). But this figure represents only a fraction of the world’s population whose lives have been blighted by a lack of adequate nutrition.

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Neven Mimica: ‘No one is questioning the Cotonou Agreement, but…’

Brussels – Since the 1st of November, Neven Mimica* has officially entered into office as the European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development in the new Juncker Commission. To mark the occasion, Afronline.org re-publishes an interview held with Mr. Mimica right after his hearing at the European Parliament on the 29th of September.

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The 2014 Global Hunger Index and ‘hidden hunger’

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide have released the 2014 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report: The challenge of hidden hunger. As the ninth in an annual series, the report presents a multidimensional measure of national, regional, and global hunger.

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