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UN / SIERRA LEONE

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon commends Sierra Leone for “rising above differences” during a recent outbreak of political violence, but says the crisis showed that seven years after the end of the civil war, global support is still needed for Sierra Leoneans to “see and feel the dividends of peace.” UNTV / UNICEF / FAO

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SOUTH SUDAN / DDR

The demobilization of Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) combatants in southern Sudan under the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) program kicks off today in the regional capital of Juba. UNMIS

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GEORGIA / EDUCATION

In Georgia, where many teachers still conduct their classes using methods developed during the former Soviet era, UNICEF is helping to improve early childhood education. In pilot classes, teachers trained in new methods are offering children more interactive and dynamic early learning environments. UNICEF

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UN / NORTH KOREA

The United States on behalf of the P5 +2 group tables a draft resolution in the Security Council which US Ambassador Susan Rice describes as a “very strong, very appropriate and very credible” response to North Korea’s long range nuclear ballistic test in May. UNTV

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GA / ELECTION

Ali Abdessalam Treki of Libya is elected President of the 64th session of the General Assembly. Treki was elected by acclamation and not by a vote. UNTV

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CAMEROON / REFUGEES

Fleeing violence in the Central African Republic, tens of thousands of people have taken refuge in neighbouring Cameroon. Clans from the Mbororo tribe are living in about 70 settlements along the 1200 kilometre border. These nomadic herdsmen have lived in the region for centuries, but now they and their way of life, is under attack. [...]

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