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UN supports Colombia following deadly landslide

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The UN System in Colombia has underlined its support for the country in the wake of a deadly landslide. The incident occurred on Friday night in Mocoa, a city in Putamayo province in the south, killing upwards of 200 people, according to reports. The UN humanitarian affairs office, OCHA, cited figures of 203 injured and [...]

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World Autism Awareness Day: UN chief urges people to help change attitudes

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When persons with autism enjoy self-determination and autonomy, they will be empowered to make a positive impact on our common future. That's the message from UN Secretary-General António Guterres for World Autism Awareness Day, observed this Sunday, 2 April. Autism is a lifelong neurological condition that manifests during early childhood. It consists of a range [...]

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