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Ban hails UN Member States' agreement on 'people's agenda' to end poverty, promote sustainability

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has praised UN Member States for reaching agreement today on the draft outcome document that will constitute the new sustainable development agenda, which will be formally adopted by world leaders in New York this September.... Read More

Economic ‘slowdown’ predicted for Latin America and Caribbean in 2015 – UN regional forum

Panama will lead Latin America and the Caribbean countries in economic growth that will average 0.5 per cent in 2015, according to United Nations projections released today, which not that to reverse the region’s economic slowdown, more investments are needed... Read More

Ban welcomes UN Assembly’s endorsement of action plan on post-2015 development financing

The United Nations General Assembly today endorsed the new global action agenda for financing sustainable development adopted two weeks ago by a major UN conference, and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the move as a major step that firmly puts the... Read More

Incoming President says main UN economic and social body must evolve and adapt

Opening the first meeting of its 2016 session today, the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOSC) elected Oh Joon, of Republic of Korea as its new President, who spotlighted the vital work – for the Council and the wider... Read More

ADDIS: UN officials hail outcome of conference on development financing as first milestone of 2015

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and senior United Nations officials today hailed the outcome of the financing for development conference in Addis Ababa as the first milestone in a critical year in which major decisions are also expected on the future sustainable... Read More

ADDIS: International Monetary Fund boosts efforts to help countries finance development

As countries meet in Addis Ababa to consider ways to ensure adequate financing for sustainable development, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is taking measures to boost access to its resources, help countries better mobilize domestic revenue and focus more of... Read More

ADDIS: 'historic' agreement reached on financing for new UN sustainable development agenda

Countries agreed today on a series of bold measures to overhaul global finance practices and generate investments for tackling a range of economic, social and environmental challenges at the United Nations Third International Conference on Financing for Development, being held... Read More

ADDIS: Islamic finance should be utilized to fund sustainable development, UN conference told

Islamic finance offers a promising alternative to traditional sources of funding and should be utilized to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that countries will adopt in September, participants at the Third International Conference on Financing Development were told. ... Read More

ADDIS: first UN World Youth Skills Day celebrates importance of empowering young people

On the first-ever commemoration of World Youth Skills Day, United Nations officials today declared that investing in developing the skills of young people can help build a more just and sustainable future for all and is one of the most... Read More

ADDIS: successful outcome at UN financing conference vital for future development agenda – Ban

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed that a successful outcome at the United Nations financing conference in Ethiopia is vital for the future sustainable development agenda and could shape international cooperation for years to come, as negotiations on the draft text... Read More

Department of Finance Consults on Draft Tax Legislative Proposals (2015-07-31)

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Harper Government Invests to Get Ottawa Moving (2015-07-27)

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Minister Oliver Meets with Counterparts Responsible for the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System (2015-07-24)

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Minister Oliver Meets with Counterparts Responsible for the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System (2015-07-24)

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Minister Oliver Meets with Counterparts Responsible for the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System (2015-07-24)

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Minister Oliver Meets with Counterparts Responsible for the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System (2015-07-24)

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Harper Government Invests to Get Calgary Moving (2015-07-24)

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Minister Oliver Meets with Counterparts Responsible for the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System (2015-07-24)

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Minister Oliver Meets with Counterparts Responsible for the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System (2015-07-24)

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Minister Oliver Meets with Counterparts Responsible for the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System (2015-07-24)

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