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UGANDA / FOOTBALL

Football players from across East and Central Africa will gather in the Ugandan capital of Kampala on September 21 and 22 to take part in the finals of the Great Lakes Peace Cup, a tournament organized to help former combatants – many of them abducted child soldiers – become part of their communities through the [...]

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DPRK / DROUGHT & FLOOD

North Koreans lost almost 40 per cent of their spring harvest to drought. Now floods threaten the main autumn crop, as well as washing away buildings, bridges, dams and roads. WFP

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UN / BAN PRESSER

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (19 September) told reporters he would use the upcoming high-level General Assembly session to personally press more than 120 world leaders to act on Syria. UNTV

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UN / CHILDREN AND CONFLICT

For the first time since the Security Council held its first open debate on children and armed conflict in 1999, a resolution on the issue was adopted today (19 September) without full support from the Council. UNTV

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SOMALIA / TRANSITION

During a recent fact-finding trip to Mogadishu, Assistant Secretary-General for Field Support, Tony Banbury and the Director of the UN support office to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Amadu Kamara travelled through the city in armoured personnel carriers  to assess the situation on the ground.  AMISOM / UNPOS

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SOMALIA / WOMEN'S DAY

Somali women came together last Sunday (16 September) in an  "Open Day Partnerships for Peace,"  event,  –  part of a global program to promote the idea that women are among the main victims of conflict, and should therefore be important participants in any peace process. UNPOS

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GENEVA / HRC BAHRAIN

Bahrain today (19 September) accepted  145 of 176   recommendations made in the Human Rights Council’s review last May of the Bahraini human rights situation where they faced sharp criticism of its handling of civil unrest and the alleged suppression of free expression.  CH UNTV

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