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UN / HONDURAS

The Foreign Minister of Honduras, Patricia Rodas calls for the international community to “remain steadfast” in putting pressure on the country’s de-facto rulers. UNTV

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SAMOA / POST-TSUNAMI UPDATE

Almost eleven hundred children were affected by the tsunami that struck southern Samoa late last month. UNICEF is working with the Samoan government to ensure that tsunami-affected children are able to resume their education as soon as possible. UNICEF

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AFGHANISTAN / ELECTION FRAUD

Head of the UN Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Kai Eide acknowledges there was “widespread fraud” in the August presidential elections. One of the Electoral Complaints Commission’s (ECC) two Afghan members reportedly resigned today, citing a lack of Afghan input into the body’s decision-making. UNAMA / FILE

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UN / BOXER

California’s United States Senator Barbara Boxer (D) comments on the pace of the UN to appoint a special representative to oversee efforts to stop the sexual violence against women in combat areas. “There isn’t enough movement here at the UN and my message is that the women of the senate and the American people want [...]

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UNICEF / ORLANDO BLOOM

British actor Orlando Bloom is named UNICEF goodwill ambassador. FILE

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