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UN / TSUNAMI LESSONS LEARNED

Delegations from India, Indonesia, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Thailand present a report which brings together lessons learned from the international emergency relief and recovery response, which will be handed to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and to former US President and United Nations Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery Bill Clinton. UNTV / UNICEF

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UN / SRI LANKA UPDATE

Amin Awad, Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says that the government of Sri Lanka should have “the upper moral hand” and allow humanitarian agencies in to do their work. UNTV

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UN / GLOBAL MONITORING REPORT

The World Bank/IMF’s Global Monitoring Report 2009 warns that the global economic crisis is creating a development emergency, taking a heavy human toll on many poor countries. The report comes at the start of the World Bank /IMF Spring Meetings in Washington DC. WORLD BANK

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UN / CHAD – CAR

Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Edmund Mulet says the humanitarian situation in northeastern Chad remains worrisome, with some 250,000 Sudanese refugees, 160,000 IDPs and 700,000 local civilians entirely dependent on humanitarian assistance. UNTV / EUFOR

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GENEVA / DURBAN REVIEW CLOSER

The conference ends with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay telling the closing session that the conference was a success, despite the very difficult negotiation process and a culture of misinformation that preceded it. UNTV

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