Topic: United Nations Development Programme
While Arizona's anti-immigrant law gets all the attention, countries around the world are pursuing tough immigration polices on a scale rarely seen in history.
10/09/2010 10:21 am
As the US ramps up Gaza aid projects worth $140 million, stockpiles of everything from steel pipes to medical needles will take months to clear out after the recent easing of Israel's Gaza blockade. Many items are still being blocked.
08/10/2010 06:17 pm
South Africa's hosting of the 2010 World Cup reminds the world that Africa is part of humanity. Let's build on this progress by setting a goal of liberation from crushing human poverty.
06/29/2010 12:05 pm
As a corruption scandal threatens to derail Kenya's fragile coalition government, some young Kenyans are reaching across ethnic lines and saying they'll no longer be tools of cynical politicians.
02/16/2010 12:24 pm
The United States and the United Nations are paying for thousands of new jobs to speed earthquake cleanup, put cash in people's pockets, and help the private sector recover.
02/02/2010 07:48 pm
Iceland leads the list of the greenest nations. The US fell 22 places in the 2010 Environment Performance Index, but the study's researchers say that "murky" data makes the list imperfect.
01/28/2010 05:00 pm
Indonesian village Mangopo had no fatalities. Other nearby villages without evacuation training did.
10/08/2009 01:00 am
Forced to rebuild using mud and animal-drawn carts, Gazans are increasingly frustrated with Hamas's hard-line policies.
06/10/2009 01:00 am
Cleaner-burning fuel is reducing dangerous levels of pollution – and saving money, too.
03/25/2009 01:00 am
The island nation seeks to carve out a bigger role in world affairs as a 'soft power.'
12/17/2008 12:00 am
After five days of tinkering, astronauts aboard the International Space Station ran their first successful test Tuesday of equipment that turns urine into drinking water. Should we try this at home?
11/26/2008 12:00 am
Cyclone refugees are being evicted from shelters, according to Amnesty International. Analysts say the regime is dispersing those who might foment opposition.
06/06/2008 01:00 am
A donor conference Sunday pledged some $100 million, but participating nations said aid was conditional on greater access.
05/27/2008 01:00 am
Sub-Saharan Africa has been particularly hard hit by the rising global food costs.
04/02/2008 01:00 am