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PHILIPPINES / FLOODING

On her week-long visit to the Philippines, UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman surveyed the damage done by Tropical Storm Ondoy, spoke with storm victims and met with President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. UNICEF

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MEXICO / ENERGY CONFERENCE CLOSING

The global conference on renewable energy wraps its three-day conference in León, Mexico. Experts and decision makers met to come up with concrete proposals for renewable energy for developing countries in time for COP15. UNIDO

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UN / HUMAN SETTLEMENTS LAUNCH 2009

The latest human settlement report assesses the effectiveness of urban planning as a tool for dealing with the unprecedented challenges facing the 21st Century and to enhance sustainable urbanization. UNTV/ FILE

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UN / UGLY BETTY

Stars of “Ugly Betty” talk about the filming of the series season premiere episode due to air on 16 October; the first-ever television comedy series to be filmed at the UN and aimed at drawing attention to the “Nothing But Nets” scheme to combat Malaria . ABC / FILE  

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UN / NOBEL PEACE PRIZE REAX

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praises the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to President Barack Obama, saying it, “gives the world’s people fresh hope and fresh prospects.” IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei says it was, “well deserved.” UNTV / IAEA

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MEXICO / TORTLLA ENERGY

While an international forum on energy was meeting in Leon, Mexico this week with some 1,000 experts and decision makers from 40 countries exchanging concepts energy efficiency, a tortilla bakery not a kilometre away was putting the ideas into practice. UNIDO

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