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Achim Steiner

11 Oct 2022
Cascading global crises have left 54 countries -- home to more than half of the world's poorest people -- in dire need of debt relief, the UN said Tuesday.
7 Jul 2022
Besides fighting Russia, Ukraine must also actively combat corruption in order to unleash a massive influx of reconstruction money, the head of the UN development agency told AFP.
31 Jan 2020
A top UN official has warned that the international community would "pay a terrible price" if it fails to help rebuild Sudan's dilapidated economy as the African country transitions to civilian rule.
8 Oct 2018
The United Nations Development Programme Administrator (UNDPA), Achim Steiner, has disclosed plans to spend $2.5 billion on humanitarian needs in the northeast.
10 Jul 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and partners has announced the winners of the Equator Prize 2017, recognizing 15 local and indigenous communities from Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
4 Jul 2016
In a bid to tackle the planet’s most pressing environmental problems, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council has approved an additional $40 million for the Global Wildlife Programme..
20 Jun 2016
Achim Steiner wrapped up his last day as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) after a 10-year term that saw UNEP brought to the fore as the voice for the environment in the UN system


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Gov. Dauda Lawal of Zamfara on Sunday condemned Saturday’s bandits’ attacks on Sakiddar Magaji and Janbako communities in Maradun Local Government Area of the state. Lawal made the condemnation in a statement issued in Gusau by his media aide, Malam Mustafa Jafaru-Kaura. The governor described the attack as barbaric and unprovoked aggression on innocent people.…
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Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, says his performance in the second term will be far better than his first four years of administration. Makinde made the pledge on Sunday while addressing the congregation at the Cathedral of St Peter Church, Aremo in Ibadan. NAN reports that the governor was in the church for a…
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NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Sunday called on Ankara to drop its opposition to Sweden's bid to join the US-led defence alliance, hoping Stockholm's accession would be finalised "as soon as possible". Pressure is building on Erdogan to greenlight Sweden's NATO membership ahead of a summit planned for July in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius. "Membership…
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Half a million protesters packed the streets of central Warsaw on Sunday, Poland's opposition organisers said claiming one of the biggest anti-government demonstrations in the 30 years since the end of communism.