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PAHO / H1N1

WHO Director Margaret Chan tells a group of health ministers from the Americas gathered for the annual Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) meeting in Washington DC that when the current H1N1 influenza pandemic nears its end, there will be a flurry of assessments of the event, its impact and how it was managed. PAHO

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YEMEN / CONFLICT

The UN refugee agency reports that fighting in northern Yemen remains “tense and volatile,” noting that civilians are unable to leave Sa’ada and there is still no humanitarian access to the embattled city. UNHCR

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1820 RESOLUTION / ADVANCER

At a Security Council meeting to be chaired by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday (30 September), the United States is expected to introduce a resolution to further strengthen efforts to curb sexual and gender-based violence in armed conflict. UNTV / FILE

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UN / AFGHANISTAN

The Secretary-General’s Special Representative Kai Eide calls for a change of mindset in Afghanistan and says that, “more of the same is simply not an option anymore.” UNTV / FILE

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UN/ BAN KI-MOON

Commenting on Iran’s undisclosed nuclear facility, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he told President Ahmadinejad that Iran should give full access to the IAEA and that they should have informed the agency when they began constructing the facility. UNTV

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GENEVA / GAZA REPORT WRAP

The head of a UN fact finding mission into the recent conflict in Gaza Richard Goldstone has told the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva that both sides committed war crimes. UNTV

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