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UN / KOSOVO

UN Special Envoy for Kosovo Lamberto Zannier to brief the Council on the Secretary-General’s latest report, which welcomes the assumption of full operational capability by European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) and says that he is encouraged by the level of cooperation between the UN Mission UNMIK and EULEX on the ground. [...]

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UN / MACHEL REPORT WRAP

A ten-year review of the Machel Report says that one billion children live in countries or territories affected by armed conflict – almost one sixth of the total world population. The report also says that with the changing nature of armed conflict, the impact of war on children is more brutal than ever. UNICEF

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DR CONGO / SOUTH KIVU RETURNEES

Humanitarian agencies in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are urgently appealing for thirty-eight million U.S. dollars to provide life-saving assistance to some one million civilians affected by violence and insecurity in the east. The DRC remains one of the highest refugee producing countries in the world. In the late 90′s, hundreds of thousands of [...]

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ARMENIA / WATER SUPPLY

With support from the World Bank, Armenia’s water treatment plants and pumping stations around the country are being renovated or rebuilt. It’s a welcome relief for thousands of Armenians whose water system has been decrepit for years. WORLD BANK

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