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UN and Africa: focus on good governance, democracy in South Sudan and elections in Central African Republic
Human Rights

UN and Africa: focus on good governance, democracy in South Sudan and elections in Central African Republic

3 Sep 2015 Listen / Martin Chungong. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas Good governance and democracy “non-negotiable”, says IPU chief Good governance and democracy are “non-negotiable” and must be implemented across all regions of the world with the help of parliamentarians. That’s according to the Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU),…

News in Brief 03 September 2015 (AM)
Human Rights

News in Brief 03 September 2015 (AM)

3 Sep 2015 Listen / China Commemorates 70th Anniversary of World War II. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe UN Secretary-General in China China has been commended by the United Nations Secretary-General for its “strong commitment” to multilateralism and contribution to UN peacekeeping efforts. Ban Ki-moon is in the country this week to…

EIB loans GBP 102m to Croydon schools in UK first

Europe’s long-term lending institution has agreed to provide GBP 102 million to improve schools across the London Borough of Croydon – the first ever loan exclusively for investment in local schools by a UK borough. This 25-year loan will help Croydon Council invest in building and upgrading dozens of schools…