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UN / GAZA WRAP

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the announcement of a Gaza ceasefire today (21 November) and commended Palestinian and Israeli leaders for “stepping back from the brink”. Ban has been meeting officials in the region for the past days in an effort to help defuse the Gaza crisis. UNTV / UNRWA / NILE TV INTERNATIONAL

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UNEP / EMISSIONS GAP REPORT

As countries prepare to meet next week at a major UN meeting on climate change, the world body today released a new report which finds that the concentration of warming gases like carbon dioxide (CO2) has increased by 20 per cent since 2000. UNEP

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UN / SOMALIA

The Security Council today reiterated its condemnation of all acts of piracy and armed robbery against vessels in the waters off the coast of Somalia, and stressed the need for a comprehensive response by the international community to repress the scourge and tackle its root causes. UNTV

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UN / DR CONGO WRAP

The Security Council has strongly condemned the latest wave of attacks by the 23 March Movement (M23) rebel group and demanded its immediate withdrawal from Goma, a provincial capital in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) that was overrun yesterday. UNTV

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WEST BANK / BAN KI-MOON

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (21 November) travelled to Ramallah in the West Bank as part of his efforts to help bring about an end to the ongoing violence in Gaza and southern Israel. UNRWA

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