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UN / SILVAN SHALOM

Silvan Shalom, Vice Prime Minister and Minister for Regional Development of Israel to hold a press encounter after a meeting with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UNTV

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COTE D’IVOIRE / UNREGISTERED CHILDREN

UNICEF estimates that between six and nine out of ten children in northern and northwestern Cote d’Ivoire are not registered at birth, which means that later on they will not be able to take state exams and continue their schooling. UNICEF has developed a plan that would work on a strategic national level to register [...]

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PAKISTAN / DISPLACED

The war on the Taliban has been rough on the local population in Swabi District, south of the Swat Valley. Thousands left their houses, possessions and sometimes loved ones behind as they fled the conflict zone. Most are now staying with relatives or squatting in public and private vacant buildings. UNTV / PAKISTAN ARMED FORCES [...]

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HAITI / ECO-TOILETS

In Haiti, a woman’s group has built 45 'dry toilets’ over the last two years to help poor communities remove dangerous waste from their neighborhood. The proponents of this simple technology also believe that reclaiming just half of Haiti’s human waste for use as fertilizer would allow the country to produce 17 times more agricultural [...]

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