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GA / GOLDSTONE REPORT

The General Assembly today (5 November) endorsed the report of the United Nations investigation which found that both Israeli forces and Palestinian militants were guilty of serious human rights violations during the conflict in the Gaza Strip at the start of the year. UNTV

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SUDAN / VOTER REGISTRATION WRAP

Voter registration is underway across Sudan ahead of the country’s first Presidential and Legislative elections in nearly a quarter of a century. After a slow start, the numbers of residents coming out to register in the capital Khartoum are slowly increasing. UNMIS

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UN / GUINEA-BISSAU

Head of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime Antonio Costa tells the Security Council that West Africa is now on the verge of becoming a source of drugs, not only a transit area. “The country is very vulnerable because of its poor judicial system, uncontrolled sea and air space and open land borders.” UNTV

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UN / AFGHANISTAN STAFF

The UN takes additional steps to reduce risks to its national and international staff serving in Afghanistan in light of the 28 October attack against UN staff in Kabul, as well as further ongoing threats. UNTV / UNAMA

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DR CONGO / IDPS

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) carries out an evaluation and assessment exercise to find the exact number of IDPs living in the Kiwanja camp in North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. MONUC

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