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UN / GAZA

Foreign Minister of the Palestinian Authority Riyad al-Malki to speak at the stakeout. On Tuesday, Libya asked for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss a UN report that condemned Israel’s military action in the Gaza Strip. UNTV

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UN / SOMALIA

Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs B. Lynn Pascoe says money received today in Somalia will have far greater impact on stability than that which arrives in three months’ time,” adding that the “extremely generous pledges” of $200 million made earlier this year need to be fulfilled immediately. UNTV

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UN / ANIMAL WELFARE

Mike Baker of the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA), which is lobbying for the adoption of a Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare, tells reporters that the prevailing view of animal welfare as an unnecessary luxury has been “damaging and holding back” sustainable development. UNTV / FILE

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UN / UGLY BETTY PRESSER

Actors and directors from the American network ABC talk about their season premiere of 'Ugly Betty’ which raises awareness about malaria. UNTV/ FILE

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UNWTO / AFRICA TOURISM

As the only region currently showing growth in tourism across the globe, African leaders are now looking to get beyond the stereotypical view that the continent is just about safaris. UNWTO

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IRAQ / REFUGEES

While the situation in Iraq has stabilized in recent months, displacement continues. It’s estimated that more than 1.5 million Iraqis remain in exile in neighboring states and two million Iraqis are displaced from their homes inside Iraq. UNHCR

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