Economy
New York, Dec 16 (Just Earth News): Pulled down by declining wage growth in developing countries and regions, earnings around the world dropped to their lowest level since 2012, a new United Nations report has revealed. more
Caught in ‘poverty trap,’ least developed countries being left behind – UN report

New York, Dec 16 (Just Earth News): Even as the international community pledged to ‘leave no one behind’ with the adoption of the 2030 Agenda, the United Nations Conference on ...

UN agency reports rises in wood production and demand for bioenergy

New York, Dec 15 (Just Earth News): According to new data from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), global production of wood products has been increasing for the past six years ...

Flyers air anger over Lufthansa cancellations and customer service

Calgary/Mumbai/Frankfurt, Dec 3 (JEN): The strike called by Lufthansa pilots' union VC (Vereinigung Cockpit) stranded and caused misery to more than half a million passenger worldwide as mor ...

On Africa Industrialization Day, Ban urges financing 'engines of development' to realize continent's potential

New York, Nov 20 (Just Earth News): In his message for Africa Industrialization Day, United Nations Secretary-General has called on African countries to adopt policies that encourage growth ...

Funding shortfall for UN emergency response fund could have 'devastating impact'

New York, Nov 2 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has warned that an imminent funding shortfall could severely impact its response to sudden onset ...

New solutions needed to tackle mounting sovereign debt crisis – UN trade and development agency

New York, Oct 27 (Just Earth News): Prior to a meeting on Wednesday at the United Nations on sovereign debt restructuring, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) announced that ...

Convening world conference on tax evasion should be priority for next Secretary-General – UN expert

New York, Oct 15 (Just Earth News): To tackle illicit financial flows, a United Nations human rights expert has urged Secretary-General-designate António Guterres, as well as the UN Gener ...

Globalization must leave no one behind, senior UN officials tell joint meeting on socio-economic issues

New York, Oct 8(Just Earth News): At a joint meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the General Assembly’s main economic and financial committee, the r ...

After disclosure on Bahamas tax havens, UN experts urge governments to take action

New York, Oct 7(Just Earth News): In the wake of the recent disclosure of leaked Bahamas tax haven data, United Nations human rights experts on Thursday urged governments to work together on ...