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The Economic News by the WellingtonStPost.com

Minister of Finance Announces Appointment of Two Directors to the Canada Development Investment Corporation Board of Directors (2015-06-30)

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Minister of Finance Announces Appointment to Royal Canadian Mint Board of Directors (2015-06-30)

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Minister of Finance Announces Appointment of New Chair of the Canada Development Investment Corporation Board of Directors (2015-06-30)

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UN agency for Palestine refugees announces staff reductions amid funding shortfall

The United Nations agency assisting Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) has announced it will begin reducing staff numbers in an effort to cut costs amid a wider budget shortfall facing the Organization's presence in the region. ... Read More

‘Business can be a global force for good,’ Bans says as General Assembly honours UN Global Compact

The business community and the private sector can make a difference as United Nations Member States are in the process of formulating a new sustainability agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said at the General Assembly, which was meeting to celebrate... Read More

Building Trust, Not Walls: The Case for Cross-Border Financial Integration

Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri discusses the need to address cross-border obstacles to greater financial integration. ... Read More

Celebrating vital role of seafarers, UN officials encourage young people to consider life of 'real adventure'

On the Day of the Seafarer, the United Nations is issuing a strong call to young people to consider seafaring as a career, including with the UN maritime agency, which could offer them a chance to experience “real adventure” in... Read More

Harper Government Welcomes Royal Assent of the Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1 (2015-06-24)

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Remittances from Europe provide ‘lifeline’ to millions worldwide, says UN agency

According to a report released today by the Rome-based United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), migrant workers living in Europe last year provided a lifeline to more than 150 million people around the world by sending home $109.4... Read More

UN labour agency closes conference amid appeals for a sustainable ‘future of work’

The transformation of the global workforce must happen “here and now,” the head of the United Nations labour agency said today as he urged Member States to move ahead and implement changes critical for a sustainable, inclusive and green future... Read More

UN labour agency closes conference amid appeals for a sustainable 'future of work'

The transformation of the global workforce must happen “here and now,” the head of the United Nations labour agency said today as he urged Member States to move ahead and implement changes critical for a sustainable, inclusive and green future... Read More

At UN-backed forum, Africa's least developed countries pledge to transform their economies

Voicing determination to transform the structure of their economies and graduate from their status as some of the world's poorest nations, Ministers from the least developed countries (LDCs) in Africa at a United Nations-supported meeting in Milan have pledged to... Read More

At UN-backed forum, Africa's least developed countries pledge to transform their economies

Voicing determination to transform the structure of their economies and graduate from their status as some of the world's poorest nations, Ministers from the least developed countries (LDCs) in Africa at a United Nations-supported meeting in Milan have pledged to... Read More

At UN-backed forum, Africa's least developed countries pledge to transform their economies

Voicing determination to transform the structure of their economies and graduate from their status as some of the world's poorest nations, Ministers from the least developed countries (LDCs) in Africa at a United Nations-supported meeting in Milan have pledged to... Read More

At UN-backed forum, Africa's least developed countries pledge to transform their economies

Voicing determination to transform the structure of their economies and graduate from their status as some of the world's poorest nations, Ministers from the least developed countries (LDCs) in Africa at a United Nations-supported meeting in Milan have pledged to... Read More

At UN-backed forum, Africa's least developed countries pledge to transform their economies

Voicing determination to transform the structure of their economies and graduate from their status as some of the world's poorest nations, Ministers from the least developed countries (LDCs) in Africa at a United Nations-supported meeting in Milan have pledged to... Read More

At UN-backed forum, Africa's least developed countries pledge to transform their economies

Voicing determination to transform the structure of their economies and graduate from their status as some of the world's poorest nations, Ministers from the least developed countries (LDCs) in Africa at a United Nations-supported meeting in Milan have pledged to... Read More

At UN-backed forum, Africa's least developed countries pledge to transform their economies

Voicing determination to transform the structure of their economies and graduate from their status as some of the world's poorest nations, Ministers from the least developed countries (LDCs) in Africa at a United Nations-supported meeting in Milan have pledged to... Read More

At UN-backed forum, Africa's least developed countries pledge to transform their economies

Voicing determination to transform the structure of their economies and graduate from their status as some of the world's poorest nations, Ministers from the least developed countries (LDCs) in Africa at a United Nations-supported meeting in Milan have pledged to... Read More

At UN-backed forum, Africa's least developed countries pledge to transform their economies

Voicing determination to transform the structure of their economies and graduate from their status as some of the world's poorest nations, Ministers from the least developed countries (LDCs) in Africa at a United Nations-supported meeting in Milan have pledged to... Read More