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U.N. Agencies Discuss Commitments, Actions For ICPD25 Summit In Press Releases, Transcript

UNFPA: As Nairobi Summit opens, leaders express optimism and urgency in securing rights for all “More than 6,000 world leaders, scholars, advocates, faith leaders, and others converged on the Kenyatta International Conference Centre [Tuesday] to attend the first day of Nairobi Summit on ICPD25, which calls for action to end…

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Keeping Girls In School Could Help Reduce Poverty, Hunger In Africa, Economist Jeffrey Sachs Says In World Food Day Lecture

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Keep girls in schools to end hunger and poverty, Sachs tells governments “Keeping girls in schools in Africa is key to lowering the fast-growing continent’s high fertility rates and ultimately ending hunger and poverty, U.S. economist Jeffrey Sachs said Wednesday. … Africa currently has the world’s highest…

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