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UN / IRAQ

The Security Council hears a briefing from the new UN Special Representative for Iraq Ad Melkert. UNTV

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UN / SAWERS

United Kingdom’s Ambassador and President of the Security Council for August John Sawers says the additions and expansions of settlements by Israel in East Jerusalem are not helping the peace process, “on the contrary, they are making the peace process much more difficult.” UNTV

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UN / CHILDREN IN ARMED CONFLICT

The Security Council to adopt a new landmark resolution 1882 on children and armed conflict. For the first time, the Council calls upon the Secretary-General to expand his “list of shame” beyond recruitment and use of children to include names of parties to conflict who are responsible for the killing and maiming of children as [...]

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SOMALIA / DISPLACED

Continued violence is forcing ever greater numbers of people to flee from the capital Mogadishu in Somalia. Few aid groups are still able to operate in the area and so the conditions of civilians caught up in the fighting is said to be dire. UNCHR

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