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PAKISTAN / FOOD AID

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is facing a shortfall in its US$170 million budget for its Pakistan operation, even as it anticipates increased numbers of hungry people. WFP

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UN / SRI LANKA

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks to reporters after briefing an informal closed meeting of the Security Council on his recent trip to Sri Lanka. UNTV

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MEXICO / WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

At the main observance of this year’s World Environment Day (5 June) in Mexico, the Executive Director of the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) Achim Steiner says “we only have seven years left in which we were meant to stabilize the emissions on this planet and the opposite is happening right now”. UNIC MEXICO

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UN / ICC SUDAN

ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo briefs the Security Council on the indictment of Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, saying that “we are at a crossroads. The next six months will be crucial”. UNTV

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CHAD / ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES

They survived the violence in Darfur, but now they are waging a daily battle with the environment. The quarter million Darfuri refugees exiled in eastern Chad wrestle each day with how to survive with a minute amount of water, food, and fuel. The UN refugee agency attempts to manage extremely scarce resources in an effort [...]

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