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UN / NPT WRAP

Model and philanthropist Christie Brinkley participates on a panel for nuclear non-proliferation. Dozens of “Mayors of Hiroshima” present a stack of boxes with nearly 500,000 signatures and a progress report to UN High Representative Sergio Duarte. The report is a proposed protocol complementary to the NPT, which envisions a nuclear-weapon-free world by 2020. UNTV

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GENEVA / INFLUENZA A (H1N1) PHARMACEUTICALS

Director of WHO’s Vaccine Research Initiative Dr Marie- Paule Kieny says Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan will meet with heads of major pharmaceutical companies in Geneva on 19 May to discuss equitable access to H1N1vaccine, once production gets underway. UNTV

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UN / SHIMON PERES

Israeli President Shimon Peres calls the Report of the Board of Inquiries on Gaza “outrageous” and says that it will never be accepted by the Israeli government. UNTV

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PARAGUAY/ VACCINATION CAMPAIGN

A massive effort is under way to vaccinate 30 million people in 44 countries and territories in the Western Hemisphere. The campaign began in Paraguay with a kickoff of events in the South American Chaco region during the seventh annual Vaccination Week in the Americas. UNICEF

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UN / MYANMAR CHIDREN IN ARMED CONFLICT

A new report released this week by Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict says that the UN Security Council should move swiftly to protect the tens of thousands of children in Myanmar who are raped, abducted and recruited as soldiers by the Myanmar armed forces and non-state armed groups. UNTV

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