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UN / CLIMATE CHANGE WRAP

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon receives the final report on the Commission on Climate Change and Development. The document looks at the links between development and climate change and highlights the importance of adaptation. UNTV / FILE

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PHILIPPINES / BIKING

In a country of drivers and motorcycle riders, the city of Marikina in the Philippines is building a bike path to get commuters’ feet off the accelerator and onto the pedals. Biking to work and school is on the rise, and it’s all because of a new and safe place to ride. WORLD BANK

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UZBEKISTAN / DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

Through a partnership with the European Commission, UNICEF is seeking to reduce the risks posed by natural and man-made disasters in Uzbekistan. More than 300 schools in 36 vulnerable communities are now working to assess and mitigate the risks of disasters and to develop ways they can respond. UNICEF

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