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GA / RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT

At a General Assembly debate on the ‘responsibility to protect’ (R2P), US political activist Noam Chomsky argues that it is linked to humanitarian intervention which he says has been abused throughout history, while former Australian foreign minister Gareth Evans urges UN member states not to reopen negotiations on a principle adopted in 2005 to help [...]

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UN / COTE D'IVOIRE WRAP

UN Special Representative for Cote d’Ivoire Choi Yong-jin says that the announcement that the country’s presidential elections would be held on 29 November this year is a very positive step towards resolving the Ivorian crisis. But at the same time, he warned that the Ivorian elections management body appears to be struggling with questions of [...]

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GEORGIA / AID

Reconstruction efforts by UNICEF continue following last years conflict between Russia and Georgia. A new water system has been installed and sanitation improved with flush toilets in Tortiza Village School near Gori. UNICEF

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COTE D'IVOIRE / STAMPEDE FINE

FIFA fines the Ivorian Football Federation $47,000 following the conclusions of the inquiry into the soccer World Cup qualifying match between Côte d’Ivoire and Malawi that killed 22 and injured over 100 people last March. FILE

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