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UN / DISABILITIES

US Ambassador Susan Rice and Senior White House Advisor Valerie B. Jarrett sign the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. UNTV

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UN / DARFUR

The Security Council approves a twelve-month extension, until the end of July 2010 for the UN mission in Darfur (UNAMID). United Kingdom’s Ambassador John Sawers says there is still serious concern about the security situation on the ground and about the, “rather slow progress in the political track.” UNTV / FILE

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SYRIA / HEALTH CARE

The Hussinaya Refugee district near Damascus is home to high numbers of Iraqi and Palestinian refugees and other displaced people. In this poor neighbourhood it’s a challenge to both provide adequate health care and to persuade people to take advantage of it. But a new model of community care is starting to make a difference. [...]

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UN / COTE D'IVOIRE

The Security Council approves a six month extension of the UN Operation in Cote d’Ivoire (UNOCI). Ivorian Ambassador Alcide Djedje tells reporters that current diplomatic tensions between his country and France have nothing to do with the UN and the problem is being taken care of, “bilaterally”. UNTV

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