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MALDIVES / DRUGS

UNICEF is working with young people in Maldives to counter the escalating problem of drug addiction. Nearly forty percent of the country’s young people use hard drugs. Drug addiction touches nearly every family and is a big worry for the new government. UNICEF

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UN / WORLD POPULATION

The UN releases new estimates projecting that the world population will grow to seven billion in 2012 and top nine billion by 2050. UNTV / PAHO / UNFPA / UNICEF

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VIENNA / DRUGS

Bolivian President Evo Morales, chewing on a coca leaf, urges a UN conference in Vienna to decriminalize coca production and remove coca from the UN list of banned substances, because the raw ingredient for cocaine in itself is “not a drug” but a traditional medicine. UNODC

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