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UN / SWINE FLU

Commenting on a possible swine flu pandemic, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that the outbreak shows “yet again that, in our interconnected world, no nation can deal with threats of such dimension on its own.” UNTV / FILE

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UN / BRETTON WOODS

Speaking at the Special High-Level Meeting of ECOSOC with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that “development efforts are sagging under the weight of the crisis” and calls for a reform of the current system of global economic governance. UNTV

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UN / CLARK

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark is officially sworn in as the new administrator for the United Nations Development Programme. UNTV

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UN / DARFUR

Joint UN-African Union Special Representative for Darfur Rodolphe Adada warns that political progress in Darfur has been frozen, and civilians remain at an unacceptable risk of violence. “UNAMID is working around the clock to prevent new killings.” UNTV / UNAMID

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SRI LANKA / AIRLIFT

A UNHCR emergency airlift carrying humanitarian aid for tens of thousands of people displaced by fighting in north-eastern Sri Lanka began Monday morning with the arrival in Colombo of a plane carrying 2,850 family-sized tents from the refugee agency’s central stockpiles in Dubai. UNHCR

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