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UN / SEXUAL VIOLENCE WRAP

Ahead of an informal Security Council briefing by peace negotiators and experts, former UN Under-Secretary-General Jan Egeland said that one year after Security Council resolution 1820 defined rape as a war crime, “the outrage continues.” He called sexual violence against women in conflict, “maybe one of the biggest conspiracies of silence.” UNTV / FILE

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GA / GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISIS SUMMIT

Addressing the conference on the Global Financial and Economic Crisis, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warns that despite signs of financial stabilization and growth in some countries, the consequences could stretch for years for developing nations. UNTV

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UN/ ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA REPORT

Secretary-General of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Supachai Panitchpakdi launches UNCTAD’s report Economic Development in Africa 2000 – strengthening regional economic integration for Africa’s Development. In the report, economists define the conditions under which African countries can unite to achieve the continent’s true potential for trade and economic growth. UNTV

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UN / WORLD DRUG REPORT ADVANCER

The World Drug Report 2009 says that cocaine and cannabis markets are flat or decreasing and synthetic drugs are on the rise. UNODC Director Antonio Costa calls for greater investment in drug treatment and crime control. UNTV / FILE

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