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WORLD BANK / AIDS

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said that ending AIDS is within our reach thanks to international efforts by activists and communities. Kim, speaking in advance of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) in Washington, DC says the lessons learned in the fight against AIDS could be used to eradicate poverty. WORLD BANK

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UN / SYRIA GAYE

The UN’s military advisor Babacar Gaye, who is set to arrive in Syria Tuesday, said today (20 July) he does not see the mission’s 30-day extension as a “last chance”. UNTV

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SOMALIA / ONE YEAR AFTER THE FAMINE

In spite of the progress made one year after the declaration of famine in parts of southern Somalia, some 3.8 million people there are still in need of assistance, the United Nations said today, appealing to countries to provide funding for humanitarian aid to. OCHA

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ICJ / HISSENE HABRE

The International Court of Justice ruled today (20 July) that Senegal must immediately prosecute former Chadian president Hissène Habré, or else extradite him. CH UNTV

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UN / SYRIA

The Security Council today (20 July) renewed for 30 days  the mandate of United Nations observers tasked with monitoring the cessation of violence in Syria. UNTV

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GENEVA /SYRIA REFUGEES

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), said that it had received reports of thousands of Syrians crossing into Lebanon overnight and yesterday. CH UNTV

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GENEVA / ANNAN-MOOD

Kofi Annan, Joint Special Envoy for Syria, and Major General Robert Mood, Head of the UN Supervision Mission in Syria, met at the at the Geneva United Nations Office today (20 July). CH UNTV

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SOUTH AFRICA/ AIDS-TB ADVANCER

Around half a million children become ill with Tuberculosis (TB) every year around the world, and in South Africa alone, where forty percent of people with TB also carry HIV, 50 thousand children contract TB every year, while many more are believed to go undiagnosed. TB advocates will convene next week at the International AIDS [...]

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