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UN / CLARK MAORI CEREMONY

King Te Arikinui Kingi Tuheitia and a delegation of Maori leaders perform a traditional Powhiri ceremony at the UN to induct former Prime Minister Helen Clark of New Zealand to her new post as the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). UNTV

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NESTLE / WATER

Interviews with Columbia Earth Institute Director Jeffrey Sachs and Nestle Chairman Peter Brabeck-Letmathe who are attending a business forum on solutions in policy and actions to the growing crisis of water security. UNTV / UNICEF / WORLD BANK / MINUSTAH / IFAD

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MADAGASCAR / MALNUTRITION

More than 400,000 people are living without food security in the south of Madagascar. A long drought compromised the harvest, leaving families with less food to eat. Now, up to a quarter million children may be at risk of disease and malnutrition. And without rain, many walk 20 kilometers, or drill 100 meters down, just [...]

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GENEVA / SWINE FLU TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

WHO says travel restrictions won’t stop the spread of the swine flu outbreak. WHO spokesman Gregory Hartl says experience from the 2003 SARS outbreak showed that travel restrictions resulted in more economic disruption than health gains. UNTV

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