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SIERRA LEONE / VACCINES

UNICEF works on vaccination programmes with the Geneva-based GAVI Alliance, an organization which makes vaccines available to millions in the world’s poorest countries. UNICEF

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DARFUR / TRIPARTITE MEETING

Representatives of the government of Sudan, the African Union and the United Nations met today in Darfur to discuss ways to facilitate and expedite deployment of the joint peacekeeping force tasked with quelling the violence in the strife-torn region. UNAMID

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UNDP / ECONOMIC CRISIS

As the global economic crisis hits the developing world, UNDP acting administrator Ad Melkert warns that the G20 should recognize the human development calamity facing the people of the poorest countries and commit the resources to bail them out. UNDP

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LIBYA / MIGRANTS

The United Nations refugee agency reports that hundreds of people are missing off the Libyan coast as they sought new lives in Europe, as the smuggling season gets under way in the Mediterranean. UNHCR

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UN / GLOBAL ECONOMIC PROSPECTS

In its Global Economic Prospects update, the World Bank halves its November 2008 projection for 2009 to 2.1 percent, saying the world is witnessing one of the sharpest global economic contractions in modern history. WORLD BANK

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