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KENYA / TREES

Twelve-year-old Morris Kaboro is improving Kenya's water supply by teaching his grandfather the importance of trees. As part of a school greening programme he is encouraged to share what he's learned with family at home. IFAD

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NAMIBIA / AIDS

Seventeen-year-old Sunday fromNamibiawas born with HIV. She learnt about her status when she was 13, and embarked on a journey to acceptance and newfound confidence. UNICEF

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UN / ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME

The General Assembly has passed a resolution to strengthen the UN Environment Programme headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. The agency’s Executive Director Achim Steiner says this was "truly a historic moment." UNEP

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SOUTH SUDAN / HELICOPTER MEMORIAL

The bodies of four Russian crew members killed when a UN peacekeeping helicopter was shot down in Jonglei State on Friday were flown back home after a memorial ceremony was held at the UNMISS compound near Juba International Airport on Monday morning. UNMISS

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