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Caribbean can only 'build back better' with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the “CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference: Building a more Climate-Resilient Community ” mobilised a broad…  


Middle class in Eastern Europe and Central Asia tripled in size since 2001

The middle class in Eastern Europe and Central Asia swelled from about 33 million people in 2001 to 90 million in 2013, a UNDP study says.  



Bottom up disaster risk reduction in Kazakhstan

More than 4,000 students in 15 schools in the Semey region have completed training on how to react during disasters.  


Kazakhstan tackles its electronic waste problem

Through an unusual public-private partnership, Kazakhstan is making changes with its e-waste  


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