# Nusefile

This site gathers links and commentary on what I think are useful news items that match my interests as a development journalist and communications researcher.

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Swiss official coronavirus page

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Women's impact on urban design and why it matters

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UNCTAD wanted 'call to arms' to UN Climate Action Summit

UNCTAD, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, wante countries at its first UN Trade Forum (9-13 September) to issue "a call to arms" to the UN Climate Summit. It challenged the international community to make structural changes and reallocate resources to help small states to cope with climate change.

Partly because of Hurricane Dorian, UNCTAD's first Trade Forum gave the spotlight to small island developing states (SIDS).


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Digital tools

A constantly updated guide to digital tools you may want to use:

  • Cloud storage: Google
  • Portable hard drives: Seagate 2TB Backup Plus Slim
  • Best Apps for Transcribing Lectures & Converting Speech to Text on Your iPhone
  • Gmail's New Confidential Mode
  • The best words to grab audience attention online
  • Writing and editing with digital tools
  • Protonmail

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