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UN / PROGRESS FOR CHILDREN ADVANCER

The latest Progress for Children report from UNICEF uses new data to show that some progress has been made on protecting children from violence and exploitation since the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child 20 years ago. UNICEF

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ISTANBUL / ZOELLICK

In Istanbul, a key World Bank committee looks to sharing power with developing countries and stresses that the institution needs funding to continue its crucial work. WORLD BANK

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THAILAND / HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT LAUNCH

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva launched the 2009 Human Development Report in Bangkok. The 2009 report looks at migration and how it effects human development. UNDP

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UN / GLOBAL TOURISM UPDATE

As the world faces one of the worst years in history for international tourism, ministers and representatives from 142 countries met in Astana to encourage people to travel again. Confidence in the sector is now being slightly bolstered by less negative figures. UNWTO

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UNWTO / RIO OLYMPICS

After Rio de Janeiro won the bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games, the country and South America is now looking to the benefits that tourism will bring from hosting the event. UNWTO

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GENEVA / PAKISTAN BAN KI-MOON

Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon says that the suicide bomb attack that killed five UN employees at the offices of the WFP in the Pakistan was unjustifiable adding that it will not deter the UN from delivering much needed humanitarian assistance to over 2 million displaced people in the South Asian country. UNTV

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