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ARMENIA / HEATING

Armenia is helping its low income citizens through its Urban Heating Project which provides heat to poor households and schools. WORLD BANK

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GA / HIV AND AIDS DECLARATION WRAP

Addressing the General Assembly’s review of progress and challenges in the global AIDS response, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says there is encouraging progress but there are still nearly five new infections for every two people put on treatment. UNTV

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UN / CYBER-HATE

Opening a seminar at headquarters on Cyber Hate: Danger in Cyber Space,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that while the internet has transformed the way we live and work, a few dark alleys remain along the information superhighway. “There are those who use information technology to reinforce stereotypes, to spread misinformation and to propagate hate.” UNTV [...]

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CONGO / CHILD SURVIVAL

In a remote village in Congo, a mobile team of health workers arrive to vaccinate, treat diseases and provide advice on hygiene. The challenge in many remote communities is the lack of health facilities, but even those that do have access, struggle to get treated. UNICEF

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UN / REFUGEE STATISTICS REPORT

The UN Refugee Agency releases a report showing that the number of people forcibly uprooted by conflict and persecution worldwide now stands at 42 million people. This is a drop of about 700,000 over the previous year, but UNHCR says that new displacements this year – in countries such as Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Somalia [...]

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