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UN / MATERNAL HEALTH FORUM WRAP

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown hosts a global forum on maternal mortality, “Investing In Our Common Future: Healthy Women, Healthy Children.” France’s first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy hosts “Protecting Mothers and Children against HIV.” UNTV

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UN / NUCLEAR ADVANCER

Ahead of a series of meetings on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation on Thursday (24 Sept), including a Security Council summit to be chaired by US President Barack Obama and the opening of a two-day conference to promote the entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on the international [...]

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UN / GA WRAP # 1

Opening the GA, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tells dozens of world leaders that the world’s most pressing challenges can only be solved when countries unite through the UN. Brazil’s President Lula da Silva calls for a return to power of Honduran leader José Manuel Zelaya, Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi praises US president Barack Obama and Ugandan [...]

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GA / LUNCHEON

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US President Barack Obama toast the United Nations at a luncheon in honor of heads of state and government. UNTV

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UNRWA / 60TH ANNIVERSARY ADVANCER

Sixty years after the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) was set up following the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, the Agency has become the main provider of basic services – education, health, relief and social services – to over 4.6 million registered Palestine refugees in the Middle East. [...]

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UN / GA OBAMA

Addressing the GA, US President Barack Obama says that those who used to “chastise” America for acting alone in the world cannot now stand by and wait for America to solve the world’s problems alone. “We have sought – in word and deed- a new era of engagement in the world.” UNTV

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