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AFGHANISTAN / TRANSITION

On a visit to Afghanistan, senior UN peacekeeping official Izumi Nakamitsu said the extent of the country’s progress has been under-reported. UNAMA

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GA / SECURITY COUNCIL

The General Assembly today elected Argentina, Australia, Luxembourg, the Republic of Korea and Rwanda for two-year terms as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council. UNTV

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NEW YORK / FOUR FREEDOMS PARK

At the opening of the Four Freedoms Park on New York's Roosevelt Island, a memorial to American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said no single person was more instrumental in the founding of the United Nations. UNTV

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HYDERABAD / BIODIVERSITY REPORT

Despite the growing number of nature reserves, national parks and other protected areas across the globe, half of the world's richest biodiversity zones remain entirely unprotected, according to a report launched today by the UN Environment Programme. UNEP / FILE

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GENEVA / NAVI PILLAY

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay told reporters today the situation in Syria "is quite simply dire" and called for the UN Security Council to "send a strong message". CH UNTV

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