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UN / PEACEKEEPING

Under-Secretary-General Alain Le Roy tells the Security Council that in the current global environment, financial constraints have pressured the department to review the basic models of peacekeeping. Costs, troop numbers, and capability requirements cannot all continue to rise indefinitely he said, and there is “no sign that demand is decreasing.” UNTV / FILE

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GA / HONDURAS WRAP

General-Assembly President Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann calls for the “peaceful restoration” of ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, inviting Zelaya to New York to speak to the General Assembly. UNTV

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WORLD BANK / CONNECTIVITY

A new World Bank report finds that access to mobile phones and the internet spurs economic growth. The new report highlights how crucial access to information is-as important as basic infrastructure like roads. WORLD BANK

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GEORGIA / JUVENILE JUSTICE

UNICEF is working with the Georgian Government to reduce the number of young people entering the country’s criminal justice system. UNICEF

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