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World + 9 others
Water Supply and Sanitation: Sector Results Profile

World Bank

One target of the Millennium Development Goals is to halve the proportion of the population without access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation by 2015. The world met the water goal five years ahead of schedule, but access to sanitation still lags, hurting both human health and economies. In World Bank client countries, access to improved water sources increased from 73 percent in 1990 to to 86.4 percent in 2010, and access to improved sanitation from 42 percent to 56.3 percent.

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Pakistan + 14 others
Opening General Debate, Secretary-General Says 'Great Goals Are Within Reach', Urges Members States to Stand United 'Against Forces that Would Divide Us'


Sixty-fifth General Assembly
11th & 12th Meetings (AM & PM)

Theme of Debate: Reaffirming Central Role United Nations in Global Governance; Assembly President Says World Body Must Reform, Act with More Efficiency, Unity

Achieving the United Nations ambitious agenda for a more prosperous and sustainable world free of nuclear weapons was among the great challenges of our era, and the Organization had a moral duty to pull together in a principled stand against the divisive forces, be they social, economic or geopolitical, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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Algeria + 100 others
El estado de la inseguridad alimentaria en el mundo 2009

Mensajes principales

El estado de la inseguridad alimentaria en el mundo 2009 es el 10.=BA informe de situación de la FAO sobre el hambre en el mundo desde la Cumbre Mundial sobre la Alimentación (CMA) de 1996. En el informe se destaca el hecho de que, incluso antes de que se produjeran la crisis alimentaria y la crisis económica, el n=FAmero de personas que padecían hambre había aumentado lenta pero constantemente. Sin embargo, el inicio de estas crisis provocó el incremento pronunciado del n=FAmero de personas que padecen hambre en el mundo.

Como resultado de la crisis económica