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UN / MALI

The Security Council today authorized the deployment of an African-led International Support Mission in Mali, to be known as AFISMA, for an initial period of one year to assist the authorities in recovering rebel-held regions in the north and restoring the unity of the country. UNTV

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C.A.R. / SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Hawa Bangura briefed reporters today on her recent visit to the Central African Republic. UNTV / FILE

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GA / FGM

The Ambassador of Burkina Faso welcomed today’s adoption of a UN General Assembly resolution on female genital mutilation as a strong political signal against a “hateful” traditional practice that was “falsely rooted in religion”. UNTV

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BRAZIL / FOOTBALL

UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane joined to play against each other in the 10th anniversary edition of UNDP’s Match Against Poverty Wednesday, as 50,000 people packed the newly built stadium in Brazil’s Porto Alegra. UNDP

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