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21 Sep 2010 description

21 Sep 2010 22:46:30 GMT

Source: Reuters

* Stronger ownership needed by developing countries

* Germany's Merkel says governance, rights important

* More investment needed in sectors that help women (New throughout)

By Lesley Wroughton and Missy Ryan

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 21 (Reuters) - African leaders said on Tuesday they could do more to meet U.N. goals to slash extreme poverty and urged stronger leadership among developing countries to tackle hunger and disease and attract investment.

A special session of the U.N.

15 Sep 2009 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, USA, 15 September 2009 - The highly successful Schools for Africa partnership entered its second phase today with a memorandum of understanding signed by its three main partners - UNICEF, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Hamburg Society for the Promotion of Democracy and International Law.

Founded in 2004 by German shipping magnate and Hamburg Society founder Peter Krämer, Schools for Africa has reached its target of raising $50 million for education in six African nations - and has done so a year ahead of schedule.

"I'm amazed that we have 26 …