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UN / NPT DOUGLAS

Actor and UN Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas takes part in a panel discussion on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. The world’s top diplomats and experts are gathering here in New York this week to work on strengthening the NPT and global security. UNTV

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UN / LEBANON

UN envoy Terje Roed-Larsen tells the Security Council that while the political stability of Lebanon has continued to improve, the ongoing armed posture of Hizbollah and Palestinian militia groups hampers government control of the country. UNTV / UNIFIL

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UN / WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY

At an event in observance of World Press Freedom Day, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that at a time of economic crisis and other serious threats, it is crucial to support a free and independent media so that people can better understand the events that shape their lives, and the choices they face. UNTV

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PARAGUAY / VACCINES

Estela Gonzalez is one of dozens of mothers from Asuncion, Paraguay who showed up to have her children vaccinated as part of Vaccination Week in the Americas. Emphasis this year is on reminding people that getting vaccinated is a family affair. UNICEF

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SUDAN / HOLMES

On a visit to Khartoum, United Nations Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs John Holmes receives assurances from Sudan’s Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Hassabo Abdel Rahaman that the country “will welcome any new NGOs” to replace the 13 international aid organizations that Sudan expelled in early March. UNMIS

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