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UNIDO and Istanbul Chamber of Commerce to jointly promote investment and technology projects

The Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ICOC) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will revitalize their cooperation in promoting investment and technology projects.

 

This was emphasized in a memorandum of understanding signed today in Istanbul by Tezer Palacıoĝlu, Deputy Secretary General of ICOC, and Lamine Dhaoui, Director of UNIDO’s Business, Investment and Technology Services Branch. 

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Nepal: with monsoon season nearing, UN races humanitarian relief to quake-affected communities

Marking one month after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal killing thousands and devastating large swathes of the country's Kathmandu valley, the United Nations relief arm is continuing to intensify its humanitarian operations as it supports national and local authorities with critical life-saving efforts.

 

“The momentum is there,” said Jamie McGoldrick, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nepal, in a press release. “Considering the conditions and complexities, we are now well-positioned to assist all the affected communities.”

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UN chief appoints expert panel to address humanitarian funding shortfalls

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed a high-level United Nations panel to address the yawning gap between resources and financing for the world’s ever-pressing humanitarian efforts.

 

In a statement released by his spokesperson’s office earlier today, the Secretary-General observed that over the last decade, the demand for humanitarian aid had risen “dramatically” amid an uptick in water scarcity, food insecurity, demographic shifts, rapid urbanization and climate change.

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