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22 Feb 2011 description

Soaring food prices over the past few months are taking their heaviest toll in countries like Bolivia and Kyrgyzstan, which depend on global markets for food staples and where families spend more than half their income on food.

ROME-Not all countries are affected by rising food prices in the same way. Here are six where food prices have risen sharply in recent months.

Bolivia

Bolivia has seen some of the sharpest rises in food costs to date.

20 Dec 2010 description

Human Rights Council

Sixteenth session

Agenda item 3

Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

Summary

This report details the specific activities of the mandate and the Representative of the Secretary-General on the human rights of internally displaced persons, Walter Kälin, during the reporting period, until the end of his tenure on 31 October 2010.

29 Sep 2010 description
report UN General Assembly

AG/11006

Assemblée générale

Soixante-cinquième session

23e et 24e séances plénières - matin et après-midi

Le Président de l'Assemblée, Joseph Deiss de la Suisse, s'est exprimé aujourd'hui à l'issue du débat général pour lancer un appel à l'adaptation de l'ONU aux réalités actuelles pour qu'elle puisse assumer pleinement son statut de « pièce maitresse du système de gouvernance mondiale ».

Reconnaissant la « réalité incontournable » du G-20, M.

01 Apr 2008 description

Eight actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated in March 2008, and four improved, according to the new issue of CrisisWatch released today.

Early results of Zimbabwe's 29 March presidential, parliamentary and municipal elections were strongly disputed, underlining the risk that escalated repression and unrest may follow but also highlighting the possibility of positive change.

20 Dec 2007 description

The countries and contexts highlighted by MSF on this year's list accounted for just 18 minutes of coverage on the three major U.S.

13 May 2005 description

"Ladies and gentlemen

Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic and the Hellenic Agency for International Development Cooperation, the Hellenic AID, I would like to take this opportunity to give a warm welcome to the distinguished delegation from World Food Program, and to wish to you all a pleasant and enjoyable stay in Athens.