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Speakers Welcome Reform Proposals of UN Development System, Urge Faster Realization of 2030 Agenda, as Economic and Social Council Concludes High-Level Segment

The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development concluded its third annual meeting today with speakers welcoming proposed sweeping reforms to the United Nations development system, warning of the impact of climate change, and calling for faster implementation of the Sustainable …

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Government Officials Highlight National Efforts to Make Cities Safe, Bring Potable Water, Modern Energy Services to All, as High-Level Political Forum Continues

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Senior Government officials described national efforts to ensure access to drinking water, provide modern energy services and make cities safe for all, as the general debate of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development moved into

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Government Officials Highlight National Efforts to Make Cities Safe, Bring Potable Water, Modern Energy Services to All, as High-Level Political Forum Continues

Senior Government officials described national efforts to ensure access to drinking water, provide modern energy services and make cities safe for all, as the general debate of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development moved into its second day.

“As …

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Special Supplement: African Energy – A vibrant market

Jon Marks and David Slater of Africa Energy Live Data, draw on the company’s database of over 5,300 projects to review the state of Africa’s energy market.

First the good news. Analysis of the 5,300-plus operating, under-construction and planned …

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From Threat to Opportunity At a time of exponential growth across Africa, the United States stands to significantly benefit from growing trade and lasting alliances on the continent if it positions itself strategically today. By John Norris and Carolyn Kenney Foreign Policy and Security

Introduction and summary

The continent of Africa is enormously diverse. Africa includes 54 countries and more than 1.2 billion people.1 According to U.N. estimates, Africa may hold up to a third of the world’s entire population by 2100.2

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