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COTE D’IVOIRE / VOTERS LIST

The Electoral Independent Commission hands over the provisional voters list to the mission in Cote d’Ivoire (ONUCI) for the presidential election scheduled for 29 November. ONUCI

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UN / WHITE POWDER

Austrian Ambassador Thomas Mayr-Harting comments on the letter containing white powder that was sent to the U.S. missions of France, Austria and Uzbekistan in New York City on Monday. UNTV

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UN / LEBANON

UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Michael Williams says that the UN is looking forward to working with the new government but more needs to be done to safeguard what’s been achieved over the past three years in southern Lebanon. UNTV / UNIFIL

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PAKISTAN / FOOD CRISIS

A new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warns that critical food insecurity is affecting 31 countries and requires emergency assistance. In Pakistan, the FAO and the European Union (EU) have partnered to provide seed and fertilizer to almost 100,000 farmers in rural Pakistan who were hit by the surge in food prices [...]

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NY / NUTRITION LAUNCH

As the number of hungry and malnourished people passes one billion, a new UNICEF report identifies lack of food as one of the largest causes of death amongst children. Undernutrition in mothers and children is a factor in a third of all deaths of children under five. (EMBARGOED UNTIL 11 NOVEMBER 2009 1100 EST). UNICEF

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MIDDLE EAST / PRIVATE SECTOR

A new World Bank report calls on the Middle East and North Africa region to strengthen the private sector, which will be vital to create the 40 million more jobs the region’s growing population will need over the next ten years. WORLD BANK

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