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NGOs Oppose World Bank Management of Climate Funds

Article: NGOs Oppose World Bank Management of Climate Funds

POZNAN, Poland, December 9, 2008 (ENS) – Bearing banners with the message “World Bank Out Of Climate,”and “Climate Justice Now” environmentalists protested outside the main entrance to the UN climate conference on Tuesday in an attempt to keep the bank from controlling climate change finance. Today, 142 nongovernmental organizations issued a joint statement rejecting any…

$13 Billion Pledged to Feed the World's Hungry

Article: $13 Billion Pledged to Feed the World's Hungry

NEW YORK, New York, June 6, 2008 (ENS) – The high-level food security summit that ended last night in Rome garnered another.$6 billion in new funding to tackle the global food crisis, the top United Nations relief official said today at UN headquarters. UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs John Holmes briefs reporters. (Photo courtesy UN)…