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UN / DISASTER REDUCTION ADVANCER

Ahead of this year’s International Day for Disaster Reduction (14 October), the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) says the tragedies that struck the Asia and Pacific region this month underscore the need for urgent action to better protect hospitals from natural disasters. WHO / UNTV / FILE

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HAITI / MEMORIAL

The UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti holds a memorial ceremony in Port-au-Prince to honor the 11 military officers killed when a plane crashed last Friday into a mountainside in the southeast of the country. MINUSTAH

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EU / TRAFFICKING ORGANS REPORT

A joint study launched by the Council of Europe and the UN says a new international convention is needed to prevent trafficking in organs, tissues and cells (OTC), protect victims and prosecute offenders. UNTV

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UN / COTE D'IVOIRE ELECTIONS

The Security Council meets behind closed doors to analyze the situation in Cote d’Ivoire as final preparations are made for the upcoming presidential elections scheduled to take place on 29 November this year, after a five year delay. UNTV/ ONUCI

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SUDAN / SPLM ELECTIONS

Secretary-General of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) Pagan Amum reinforces the principles agreed in the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) that Sudan’s general elections should be convened within the timeframe stipulated in the CPA. UNMIS

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