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17/09/2020
The allegations of serious sexual misconduct include abuse and demanding sex in exchange for food in the country’s poorest region.
17/09/2020
South-east Asia | Tropical Cyclone NOUL
17/09/2020
At 9 p.m. at the Hong Kong Observatory : Air temperature : 28 degrees Celsius Relative Humidity : 87 per cent Please be reminded that:The Thunderstorm Warning was issued at 9:20 p.m. It will remain effective until 12:30 a.m. tomorrow. Thunderstorms are expected to occur over Hong Kong. The air temperatures at other places were: Hong Kong Observatory28 degrees ; King's Park28 degrees ; Wong Chuk Hang29 degrees ; Ta Kwu Ling28 degrees ; Lau Fau Shan27 degrees ; Tai Po28 degrees ; Sha Tin29 degrees ; Tuen Mun26 degrees ; Tseung Kwan O29 degrees ; Sai Kung29 degrees ; Cheung Chau27 degrees ; Chek Lap Kok28 degrees ; Tsing Yi29 degrees ; Shek Kong28 degrees ; Tsuen Wan Ho Koon26 degrees ; Tsuen Wan Shing Mun Valley27 degrees ; Hong Kong Park27 degrees ; Shau Kei Wan28 degrees ; Kowloon City28 degrees ; Happy Valley29 degrees ; Wong Tai Sin29 degrees ; Stanley29 degrees ; Kwun Tong28 degrees ; Kai Tak Runway Park29 degrees ; Yuen Long Park29 degrees ; Tai Mei Tuk27 degrees . Between 7:45 and 8:45 p.m., the rainfall recorded in various regions were: Islands District0 to 9 mm; Kwai Tsing0 to 2 mm; Tuen Mun0 to 2 mm; Eastern District0 to 1 mm; Sai Kung0 to 1 mm; Sha Tin0 to 1 mm; Southern District0 to 1 mm; Tai Po0 to 1 mm; Tsuen Wan0 to 1 mm; Wan Chai0 to 1 mm; Yuen Long0 to 1 mm. Here is the information on Severe Tropical Storm Noul at 8 p.m.: Location: 15.8 degrees north, 111.7 degrees east.
17/09/2020
No courts, no justice: Women and girls are left behind by a patchwork system focused on mediation rather than prosecution.
17/09/2020
The EU’s forthcoming migration pact should change course from catastrophic policies that cost lives and damage Europe’s reputation. It won’t.
17/09/2020
COVID19 has placed an unprecedented burden on the health, social and economic systems of Pacific Island Countries (PICs). As governments address immediate public health responses and national prevention measures, they also need to ensure the protection of vulnerable groups and managing the social and economic impacts of this pandemic.This report draws...
17/09/2020
ContextAlthough COVID-19 affects people across the world, the informal sector – low-income households often dependent on informal livelihoods and the informal micro and small enterprises – are disproportionately susceptible to its risks and adverse impacts. The difference in socio-economic factors, such as the lacking social protection....Date: 29-30 Sep 2020
17/09/2020
ContextAlthough COVID-19 affects people across the world, the informal sector – low-income households often dependent on informal livelihoods and the informal micro and small enterprises – are disproportionately susceptible to its risks and adverse impacts. The difference in socio-economic factors, such as the lacking social protection....Date: 29-30 Sep 2020
17/09/2020
This policy brief aims to provide structured guidance and accompanying case studies to policy makers in Central Asia on how to anchor the Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) approach in policy planning, and, thus, streamline adaptation efforts and minimize economic losses.Central Asian republics are vulnerable to climate change. Policy makers in the region...
17/09/2020
This policy brief aims specifically to provide structured guidance enriched with case studies to policy makers in Central Asia on how to analyze and integrate climate risk information in policy planning, in order to streamline adaptation efforts and minimize economic losses.Policy planning is a highly complex exercise. In recent years, the uncertain...

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