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FAO Warns North Korea’s Food Aid Rations At Very Low Levels

VOA News: FAO: N. Korea Food Distribution Dangerously Low “Food distribution in North Korea has dropped to dangerous levels, according to a United Nation’s food agency. The country is distributing an average of 250 grams of daily food rations per person, a 21 percent decline from a three-year average, the…

Increased Nutrition Education Will Help Some Communities Overcome Taboos, Traditional Beliefs To Curb Child Stunting, TRF Reports

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Better baby food: changing African mindsets on eggs, grandmas, motherhood “…The new U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, replacing the MDGs, include ending malnutrition by 2030 and cutting stunting — children being short for their age — by 40 percent by 2025. … Solving the problem, which affects one…

Community-Wide De-Worming Programs Can Be Cost-Effective, Researchers Say

BBC News: Call for mass de-worming exercise “A large-scale de-worming treatment program is needed to rid some 1.5 billion people of these harmful and unpleasant parasites, say researchers. The Stanford University team says the World Health Organization needs to step up its response — but the WHO says this could…

U.N. Should Cut 169 SDG Targets Down To 19 For More Sustainable Development Results

Project Syndicate: Unsustainable Development Goals Bjørn Lomborg, adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School and founder and director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center “…It is a rather unlikely prospect, but instead of signing the Agenda for Sustainable Development as is, leaders should forego the photo opportunity and spend their time…

U.S. Can Solidify Commitment To International Affairs In 4 Key Ways At UNGA

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Top Reasons To Care About #UNGA This Year Tracey A. Jacobson, principal deputy assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of International Organization Affairs, discusses the upcoming United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and four key areas where the U.S. could solidify its commitment to international…

Financial Times Publishes Special Report On SDGs

The Financial Times features several articles in a special report on the Sustainable Development Goals. Financial Times: Experts divided over value of U.N. Sustainable Development Goals “…[E]xperts remain divided on the value of the MDGs in the past, and whether the SDGs will have any greater impact in the future…”…

WHO Calls For International Action On Refugees’ Health In Europe, Pledges Continued Support

Agence France-Presse: WHO urges European action on migrant health “The World Health Organization on Monday called for international action to respond to the public health challenges resulting from Europe’s worst migrant crisis in decades, and urged assistance for refugees exhausted from long and perilous journeys…” (9/14). Xinhua News: WHO session…

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