Tag: poverty

Rapid rise in child poverty leads to later increase in crime

editor editor- September 14, 2011 05:41 0

WASHINGTON - Rising child poverty rates could mean higher crime rates in the future, a national law enforcement group warned today. Read More

The Adventures Of X: Nicaraguan Style

The Adventures Of X: Nicaraguan Style

editor editor- August 31, 2011 22:25 0

A recent trip to Nicaragua has me mulling over one simple question: Can you really put a value to an experience? Read More

Ghana will use tourism to ease poverty

Ghana will use tourism to ease poverty

editor editor- July 30, 2011 06:31 0

Government will collaborate with stakeholders to use the tourism sector as a poverty alleviation strategy, Ms Akua Sena Dansua, Minister of Tourism said. Read More

ECOSOC forum calls for implementation of decisions

ECOSOC forum calls for implementation of decisions

editor editor- July 30, 2011 05:37 0

The President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) today urged the implementation of decisions made at the body’s substantive session this year, ... Read More

Mozambique President joins leaders of global tourism effort

Mozambique President joins leaders of global tourism effort

editor editor- July 9, 2011 03:17 0

MADRID, Spain & LONDON, UK - “We support tourism as an area of major importance in our agenda to fight poverty,” said Mozambique’s President, Armando ... Read More

UN: Investing in fight against poverty brings results

UN: Investing in fight against poverty brings results

editor editor- June 15, 2011 03:42 0

Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today stressed the need to protect development gains achieved so far despite the fiscal austerity measures undertaken in the wake of ... Read More

UN: Transition to “green economy” must aim at poverty eradication

UN: Transition to “green economy” must aim at poverty eradication

editor editor- March 5, 2011 02:26 0

A senior United Nations official today cautioned that the failure to tackle poverty can only lead to rising social tensions, ecological pressures and economic crisis, ... Read More

Asian Cup matches to highlight fight of  world’s hungry – UN

Asian Cup matches to highlight fight of world’s hungry – UN

editor editor- January 6, 2011 04:09 0

Several matches during the upcoming Asian Cup football tournament, which opens in Doha, Qatar, on Friday, will be dedicated to the fight against hunger and ... Read More

UN and others use World Cup to help raise poverty awareness among African youth

UN and others use World Cup to help raise poverty awareness among African youth

editor editor- July 12, 2010 06:48 0

(eTN) - While many African nations were counting on luring FIFA World Cup soccer fans to their respective countries, the United Nations had a different ... Read More

Eradicating poverty in Rwanda through rural tourism

Eradicating poverty in Rwanda through rural tourism

editor editor- March 8, 2010 03:44 0

The Rwanda Development Board–Tourism & Conservation recently released news about yet another tourism attraction, this latest one being a 200 KM trail along the shores ... Read More

Global recession forcing Pacific people into poverty

Global recession forcing Pacific people into poverty

editor editor- August 6, 2009 08:53 0

In a report to the 16-member Pacific Islands Forum from the regional powers of Australia and New Zealand, it states that the global recession has ... Read More

Tourism acting on climate and poverty imperatives

Tourism acting on climate and poverty imperatives

editor editor- February 15, 2008 02:55 0

The tourism sector has the potential to act effectively on the evolving common agenda of climate change response and the fight against poverty. UNWTO put ... Read More

Poverty tourism

editor editor- February 5, 2008 06:11 0

While the critics of so-called "poverty tourism" say that it exploits people, turning neighborhoods into zoos, the tours' organizers argue that it can raise awareness ... Read More

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