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BANGLADESH / URBAN APPRENTICES

For the millions of people who live in Bangladesh’s crowded urban centers, life can be very hard. But change is taking place through a UNDP-supported poverty reduction program that puts development in the hands of ordinary people. UNDP

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DR CONGO / VENEMAN MUTOMBO

At a ceremony attended by NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo and UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman, the Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital in Kinshasa launches two new centers of excellence to improve the treatment of patients with HIV/AIDS. UNICEF

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DR CONGO / HIV

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has the worst child mortality rate in the world. In Katanga province, where the HIV infection rate has surpassed the national average, UNICEF supports a prevention of mother to child transmission program to educate mothers on how to protect their unborn babies from HIV. UNICEF

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UN / LEBANON

The Security Council votes to extend the mandate of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL). UNTV

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