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Situation of displaced people in Myanmar's Rakhine State remains bleak

Listen / IDP's from Myanmar's Rakhine state in temporary shelters. [UNHCR/ S.Kellly]

The situation for approximately tens of thousands of people displaced by inter-communal violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State remains bleak, according to the United Nations in the country. The violence, which broke out between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims in June and October last year, left more than 160 dead and over 10,000 buildings destroyed [...]

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Head of AU Commission calls for investing in job creation for African youth

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African Member States and international partners have been urged to invest more in Africa in order to promote job creation particularly for young people. The call came from the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who addressed the conference of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva on Monday. Dr. Dlamini-Zuma said [...]

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UN expert on children and armed conflict presents latest report to Security Council

Listen / Associate Vice President at Save the Children Gregory Ramm (right) and the Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF Yoka Brandt (left) at the Security Council meeting on Children and Armed Conflict. [UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe]

From Syria to Mali to the Central African Republic, children continue to pay a heavy toll in conflict, a senior UN official told the Security Council on Monday. Leila Zerrougui, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, presented her latest report to Council members, which covers the period from January to [...]

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UNAMID head of mission calls for an inclusive dialogue to solve Darfur crisis

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The United Nations/African Union Joint Special Representative and also the Joint Chief Mediator of the Darfur peace process, Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has called on all stakeholders in the Darfur conflict to engage in dialogue for an inclusive and comprehensive peace process. Dr. Chambas called upon the international community to steer non-signatory movements towards the [...]

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New trends of armed conflict make children more vulnerable: UN report

Listen / Leila Zerrougui, the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict addressing the Security Council. [UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe]

The changing nature of conflict is making children more vulnerable, according to a new report by the UN Secretary-General on armed conflict. The report, covering the period from January to December 2012 was presented to the Security Council on Monday by Leila Zerrougui, the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict. Ms. Zerrougui [...]

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Yemen humanitarian crisis persists despite political stability: UNICEF

Listen / Therapeutic feeding ward, Yemeni Swedish Hospital, Taiz. Photo: UNICEF/Pirozzi

  The humanitarian situation in Yemen remains precarious despite marked progress to attain political stability, according to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The agency says Yemen remains largely food insecure resulting in chronic malnutrition and stunting. UNICEF says over 255,000 children are suffering from acute malnutrition, while half of the population does not have [...]

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Communities are key to ending customs that harm children, says UNICEF

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"Nothing is as powerful as a community itself seeing the harm being done to its own children and deciding – collectively – to end that practice."  So says Nicholas Alipui, UNICEF's Director of Programmes, in a statement marking the Day of the African Child, observed Sunday 16 June.  He stressed that "Communities are key to [...]

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