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Ban to continue efforts for international panel to probe flotilla incident

The urgency of addressing the situation in Gaza in the aftermath of the flotilla incident is among matters at the forefront of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's concerns.

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UN launches $70 million humanitarian appeal for Kyrgyzstan

The United Nations and its partners launched a humanitarian Flash Appeal on Friday to assist more than one million people displaced by violence in Kyrgyzstan.

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Africa's needs to be UN chief's top priority at G20 meeting

Africa's needs and potential will be among the Secretary-General's top priorities at the forthcoming G20 summit.

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INDONESIAN #22: FOKUS FOKUS KITA

In this programme: Korea unveils its Green Growth Plan. At a week long UN gathering in Korea, over 60 nations in Asia and the Pacific signed a declaration promising to adopt green growth strategies in order to spur economic growth. Two years into their five year green growth plan, Korea is leading the transition to [...]

18 Jun 2010 | Posted in Asian Voices | Read More »

UNCTAD urges Africa's trading partners to help it diversify exports

A new report on Africa's trading patterns warns that the continent's growing economic interactions with large developing countries, including China, India, and Brazil, have not helped the continent export value-added goods.

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UN Daily News 18 June 2010

News and features from United Nations Radio.

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Meet Nezia Munezero: Former refugee and future human rights defender

Nezia Munezero is a young woman on a mission. The daughter of Burundians who fled their homeland in 1972, Nezia lived in Rwanda, Congo and Tanzania before settling in the United States eight years ago. Her status as a former refugee has fuelled her dream of studying International Human Rights Law to ensure that other [...]

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Concern for those trapped in Osh and Jalal Abad: OCHA

The situation in southern Kyrgyzstan remains fragile with sporadic violence.

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Promoting the rights of children with disabilities in developing countries

The Millennium Development Goals represent the international community’s plan to promote development and end extreme poverty. The second Millennium Development Goal is universal primary education for all children. But many disabled children born in rural areas of developing countries have no access to education because of their disability. They are also prone to maltreatment and [...]

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On World Refugee Day, UN warns that many displaced unable to return home

In the last decade, around a million refugees were able to return voluntarily to their homes every year.

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WFP reopens office in northern Sri Lanka destroyed by fighting in 2008

The World Food Programme has reopened its office in Kilinochi in northern Sri Lanka, which was closed since September 2008, when its building was destroyed by heavy aerial and ground bombardment during the height of Sri Lanka's recently concluded conflict.

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UNHCR investigates UK's mistreatment of Iraqi asylum seekers

United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) says it was investigating the possible mistreatment of Iraqi asylum seekers by British immigration officials.

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Uneasy calm lingers over southern Kyrgyzstan: ICRC

An uneasy calm has been lingering over southern Krygyzstan for the past three days.

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Up to a million people likely to be affected by Kyrgyz crisis

Up to 1 million people will be affected by the crisis in the Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan region.

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