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July 23, 2015
Source: Addis Standard
 
United Nations member states from 193 who attended the third Finance for Development Conference (FFD3) held from 13 to 16 July 2015 in Addis Abeba have concluded their meeting by adopting the :Addis Abeba Action Agenda" that will provide a foundation for implementing the post 2015 global sustainable development agenda.
 
July 23, 2015
OPINION
 
By Joshua Oigara
This week and in the coming days, Kenya will be at the centre of global attention as Nairobi hosts the Global Entrepreneurship Summit which will be graced by US President Barack Obama.
 
July 20, 2015

 Heads of States and Government, Ministers of Finance, Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation have met with relevant institutional stakeholders, non-governmental organizations and business sector entities to agree upon unique opportunities to secure the resources we need for the well-being of all people and the health of our planet. We can achieve our aspirations to end extreme poverty by 2030.

 

 http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/FFD-Press-Kit-EN-Online.pdf

July 13, 2015
Douglas J. Elliot
 
Greece and its European creditors reached a tentative deal a few hours ago after a weekend of intense acrimony and tough negotiation. The three year deal for about 85 billion euros of new funding is good news for the rest of the world, assuming it holds, because it reduces the risk of European problems slowing the global economy.
 
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