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UN refugee chief visits DRC and Uganda

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres is visiting the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda this week to draw attention to the plight of Congo’s displaced people.

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UN Environment Programme supports “green” recovery in Haiti

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has been assisting with the relief and recovery effort following the January 12 earthquake in Haiti. UNEP has a 10-person team in the country, but mostly works through partners who include NGOs, technical institutes and sub-contractors. UN Radio’s Gerry Adams spoke to Andrew Morton, UNEP Programme Manager in Haiti, about [...]

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Poor governance in West Africa could override peace gains, says UN envoy

Earlier in the year, conflicts dominated the scene in West Africa from the constitutional crisis in Niger to the mounting tensions in Togo and Guinea in the run-up to elections. West Africa may still be at a crossroads, Ambassador Said Djinnit, the UN envoy West Africa told UN Radio’s Derrick Mbatha, but the situation is [...]

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MDG’s and peace-building strongly interdependent: Migiro

It is not surprising that the majority of countries lagging furthest behind in achieving the Millennium Development Goals-MDG’s are countries emerging from conflict.

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At major conference in Kabul, UN pledges to support Afghans for the long term

The International Conference on Afghanistan marks the true beginning of a very fundamental transition.

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UN food agency scales up food aid in Niger

There is a massive scaling up of food assistance operations in Niger to feed up to 8 million people who have lost crops and livestock due to a particularly severe drought.

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Nigeria remains attractive to migrants from West Africa

Nigeria continues to attract migrants from West Africa while many skilled Nigerians are leaving the country in search of employment abroad, according to a report released by the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

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Viet Nam ends statelessness for former refugees

Viet Nam is making efforts to end the statelessness for over 2,300 former Cambodian refugees many of whom have lived in the country since 1975.

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Good nutrition can improve treatment for people living with HIV: WFP

Health care providers, governments and other partners are being urged to include a simple, yet vital, ingredient in the treatment of people living with HIV – good nutrition.

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Efforts are stepped up to prepare for tropical storms in Haiti

Efforts are being stepped up across Haiti in preparation for a summer of tropical storms and hurricanes.

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Security forces in Kyrgyzstan are blamed for human rights violations

Security forces in southern Kyrgyzstan have been repeatedly detaining, torturing and ill-treating people, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay.

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