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HAITI / STREET CHILDREN

A group of priests are giving support to some of Haiti’s poorest children in Port-au-Prince. MINUSTAH

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ARMENIA / HEALTH

A modernization project in Armenian supported by the World Bank is giving the public greater access to better health, through upgrading the country’s hospitals and medical clinics. WORLD BANK

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UN / CLINTON

Former U.S. president and newly appointed Special Envoy for Haiti Bill Clinton says that, “Haiti now has the best chance to escape the darker aspects of history.” UNTV

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UN / GLOBAL HEALTH FORUM

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and WHO Director-General Margaret Chan comment on the H1N1 pandemic and maternal health, U.S. President Obama’s policies on healthcare, and the Iran elections. UNTV

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VIENNA / ELBARADEI

IAEA Director-General Mohammed ElBaradei says he is “greatly concerned” at North Korea’s recent nuclear test, calling this a step in the wrong direction at a time of hope for nuclear disarmament. He also reports on Iran and says he hopes it will “respond to the US initiative with an equal gesture of goodwill and trust [...]

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GENEVA / LULA

Addressing the Human Rights Council in Geneva, President Lula of Brazil says he wants the international economic crisis to lead to an international system that rewards production rather than speculation. UNTV

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GENEVA / PILLAY

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay reiterates calls for a “credible, independent, transparent” investigation into allegations of violations of human rights and international humanitarian law during the war in Gaza at the beginning of the year. UNTV

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SOUTHERN SUDAN / ATTACKS

Twenty-seven boats carrying 735 metric tons of WFP food were attacked by an armed group on Friday (11 June). The food was loaded in Nassir County, Malakal in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State, and was destined for Akobo County in Jonglei State for distribution to 19,000 internally displaced people. WFP

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DR CONGO / CLARK ELECTIONS

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark visits voter registration centers in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Clark, on her first trip to Africa as UNDP Administrator, has already visited Liberia and will arrive in Ethiopia later this week. UNDP

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WORLD REFUGEE DAY / JOLIE

The UN refugee agency releases the new Angelina Jolie public service announcement (PSA) ahead of World Refugee Day (20 June). UNHCR

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