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UN / SOMALIA MINI SUMMIT

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (26 September) praised Somalia for the progress in its democratic transition and called on the international community to continue supporting the East African nation, stressing that "there is no time to lose" as the country is still facing serious humanitarian and security challenges.

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NEW YORK / SOCCER

Top officials, staff members and ambassadors to the UN played a friendly soccer match against a team led by Bolivian President Evo Morales' today (26 September) in support of a UN campaign to end violence against women. UNDP  

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GA / PLENARY WRAP 2

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos today called on the United Nations to reform the Security Council. UNTV

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UN / MIDDLE EAST

The Secretary-General of the Arab League, Nabil Elaraby, today (26 September) called on the Security Council to "review our calculations" in the way the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is being approached, challenging the Council to act under chapter VII of the UN Charter which provides for possible sanctions or possible use of force. UNTV

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UN / EDUCATION LAUNCH

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (26 September) announced that he has secured 1.5 billion US dollars in commitments for a new initiative to increase access to, and the quality of, education for children worldwide. UNTV

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UN / CONTRACEPTIVES

A new United Nations partnership announced today (26 September) that it would make a long lasting contraceptive implant available to 27 million women living in some of the world's poorest countries. UNTV

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GA / PLENARY WRAP 1

The new Egyptian president said today (26 September) the revolution in his country "and all the ones preceding it and following it in the region, were triggered by the long struggle of authentic national movements that sought a life of pride and dignity for all citizens." UNTV

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UN /SAHEL

French President François Hollande and other leaders today (26 September) called for a military intervention in the North of Mali.  UNTV

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UN / AIDS

  African leaders gathered on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly today embraced shared responsibility and called for innovative solutions to accelerate the response to AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said with African leaders now “stepping up”, the birth of an AIDS-free generation could soon be within reach. UNTV [...]

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SOMALIA / TUK TUKS

  The UN Refugee Agency  and a partner NGO are  providing tuk-tuks for  business groups in Somalia . UNHCR

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