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News in Brief 22 June 2017 (AM)

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Iraqi children trapped in "endless cycle" of violence and poverty: UNICEF Iraqi children are trapped in "an endless cycle of violence and increasing poverty," according to a new UN Children's Fund report. The…

22 Jun 2017 / Listen /

UN supports army takeover of operations in south Lebanon

UNIFIL peacekeepers in southern Lebanon. Photo: UNIFIL/Pasqual Gorriz

Nearly US$1 million worth of generators, fuel tanks, computers and other electronic devices will be presented to the Lebanese…

21 Jun 2017 / Listen /

UNDP projects help build resilience of most vulnerable in Syria

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Despite the ongoing conflict in Syria, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and its partners reached more than two million…

21 Jun 2017 / Listen /

Agricultural project restoring livelihoods in northern Iraq: FAO

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Thousands of displaced people and refugees in northern Iraq are being trained in agricultural production through a project operated…

20 Jun 2017 / Listen /
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