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J8 SUMMIT / ADVANCER

Teams of youth from around the world will participate in the young people’s summit (J8) to be held this year in Rome from the 5th – 12th of July, in parallel to the G8 meeting in L’Aquila, Italy. The focus of this year’s J8 will be climate change, the financial crisis, and poverty in Africa [...]

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GA / ECONOMIC DECLARATION

The UN Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development winds down as delegates are expected to adopt a consensus document that would aim to avert another global financial crisis. UNTV

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HAITI / ENVIRONMENT

Haitian communities are getting help from the US government to protect their main source of income – fresh water fish. The US$18 million project known as DEED is teaching peasants new strategies to manage natural resources – and preserve the area’s unique biodiversity. MINUSTAH

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KOSOVO / POVERTY

Some 30,000 people in Kosovo who identify themselves as belonging to the Roma, Ashkali or Egyptian ethnic groups are living on the fringes of society, often without the identity papers that would entitle them to the benefits available to other citizens – social welfare, unemployment, and even schooling. UNICEF

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