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UN / WEST AFRICA INITIATIVE

UN officials brief on the West Africa Coast Initiative which is a multi-agency effort that supports a regional action plan to combat illicit drug trafficking and organized crime. UNTV

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PAKISTAN / AID

UNICEF is providing support to primary education for displaced children in Pakistan, but more resources are needed to help them as the communities they are living in are themselves poor. UNICEF

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UN / LEBANON

After briefing the Security Council, UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Michael Williams tells reporters that, if “confirmed in court”, allegations of Israeli spy networks in Lebanon would constitute “a very serious violation of Lebanon’s sovereignty” and would “undermine relevant Security Council resolutions.” UNTV

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SUDAN / ABYEI BORDER

Abyei market is seeing some activity with new stalls increasing the variety of goods available for its residents, but all is not necessarily well. With just weeks to the anticipated discussion on where the borders of Sudan’s disputed oil rich region lie, opinions are divided on who is the rightful owner of the land. UNMIS

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HAITI / CLINTON

Former President Bill Clinton wrapped up a three-day visit to Haiti today. It was his first official visit to the troubled Caribbean nation since being appointed UN Special Envoy in May. MINUSTAH

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