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UN relief chief tells Security Council ‘we can do better’ in Ukraine

“On the eve of the horrific one-year milestone, we have a lot to do and we can do better,” said Martin Griffiths, who also...

Circularity of the Dutch economy has barely increased | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In order to reduce the dependency on natural...

CBS and TNO map household energy poverty | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The price of energy, which has risen sharply over the past year, is in the news every day. In 2020, over...

No more excess mortality at end of January | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Mortality figures over January cover four weeks, i.e. week...

61 million air passengers in 2022, quarter fewer than before pandemic | Statistics Netherlands...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Download CSVShow datatablePassenger traffic to and from the five...

CrisisWatch: February Alerts and January Trends 2023

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Gross seed onion yield down 17.2 percent | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Download CSVShow datatableGross arable crop yields Gross arable crop yields 2000 6.7 4.5 0.8 1.1 0.3 2001 5.9 3.6 0.8 1.0 0.4 2002 6.3 3.9 0.8 1.1 0.3 2003 6.2 3.2 0.8 1.1 0.3 2004 6.3 3.8 1.2 1.2 0.3 2005 5.9 3.2 1.0 1.2 0.3 2006 5.4 3.1 0.9 1.2 0.3 2007 5.5 3.6 1.1 1.0 0.3 2008 5.2 3.6 1.2 1.4 0.3 2009 5.7 3.6 1.2 1.4 0.3 2010 5.3 3.5 1.3 1.4 0.2 2011 5.9 3.9 1.6 1.2 0.2 2012 5.7 3.4 1.3 1.3 0.2 2013 5.7 3.5 1.2 1.3 0.2 2014 6.8 3.9 1.2 1.3 0.2 2015 4.9 3.3 1.4 1.3 0.2 2016 5.5 3.2 1.3 1.0 0.2 2017 8.0 4.0 1.5 1.1 0.2 2018 6.5 3.1 0.9 1.0 0.3 2019 6.6 3.7 1.4 1.2 0.2 2020 6.7 3.7 1.3 1.0 0.3 2021 6.6 3.3 1.5 1.0 0.2 2022* 7.3 3.6 1.2 1.2 0.3 *Provisional...

Young men now more likely to have paid work than young women | Statistics...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In December, 77.4 percent of young men were in...

إدارة العملية الانتقالية الوشيكة في القيادة الفلسطينية

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). ما الجديد؟ يقترب الرئيس محمود عباس من إنهاء فترته قائداً للحركة الوطنية الفلسطينية....

Inflation at 7.6 percent in January according to flash estimate | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). An inflation rate of 7.6 percent in January 2023...

Economic outlook negative | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Business Cycle Tracer is a tool to monitor the...

Retail turnover 11 percent up in December | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Retail turnover data have been adjusted for the shopping-day...

Elastic energy of networks | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The basic idea of the present paper is to...

Iraq: Staving Off Instability in the Near and Distant Futures

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Iraq has a new government after months of delay, but various challenges to stability persist. In this excerpt from...

Manufacturing output prices levelled off further in December | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Since July 2021, the increase in manufacturing output prices...

Producer confidence up slightly again | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Producer confidence has exceeded the long-term average of 1.2...

Over 40 percent more asylum applications in 2022 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Download CSVShow datatableAsylum applications and family reunification Asylum applications and...

Great Lakes Tensions Spike After Rwanda Nearly Downs a Congolese Fighter Jet

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). On 24 January, Rwanda's defence forces fired a missile at a DR Congo...

Media quotes 16 – 22 January

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Media quotes 16 - 22 January Source of original article: RSS (www.crisisgroup.org). The content of this article does not...

On Our Radar | Crisis Group

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Recommendations adopted by heads of UN agencies and sectoral organizations to protect transport workers...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). GENEVA (ILO News) – A Joint Action Group created in December 2021 by four UN agencies together with the...

Russia orders journalists Ilya Makarov and Maksim Litvinchuk detained for 15 days

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Paris, January 25, 2023 — Russian authorities should immediately release journalists Ilya Makarov and Maksim Litvinchuk and let all members of...

1,468 COVID-19 deaths in Q3 2022 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). COVID-19 was the confirmed cause of death in 3.7 percent...

Inditex joins ILO’s Global Business and Disability Network

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). GENEVA (ILO News) – Inditex – the world’s largest clothing retailer – is the latest company to join the...