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2.2 billion people are poor or near-poor, warns 2014 Human Development Report on vulnerability and resilience

2.2 billion people are poor or near-poor, warns 2014 Human Development Report on vulnerability and resilience

Persistent vulnerability threatens human development. Unless it is systematically tackled by policies and social norms, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable. This is the core premise of the 2014 Human Development Report, released on 23 July by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Entitled Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience, the report provides […]

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Eurostat deputy director-general appointed

Eurostat deputy director-general appointed

The Commission has decided to appoint Mariana Kotzeva (pictured) as deputy director-general of Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union in Luxembourg. Kotseva, who is Bulgarian, joined the Commission in 2012 as an hors classe adviser in Eurostat. She previously headed the National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria as its president, and has been a […]

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Syria crisis: EU delivers on pledges and mobilises further €85 million for Syria and Jordan

Syria crisis: EU delivers on pledges and mobilises further €85 million for Syria and Jordan

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has allocated another part of the recent package of €400m to deal with the consequences of the Syrian crisis. This newest allocation is aimed at providing assistance to the population inside Syria, Syrian refugees and host communities living in Jordan, as well as Syrian students in Europe. In total, it amounts to […]

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