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SYRIA/ HUMANITARIAN DERA’A

A team of emergency directors from the United Nations (UN) concluded their visit to various conflict-affected areas in Syria today (21 January) , saying that they "are profoundly sad and saddened by the tragedy that has befallen the Syrian people." OCHA

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ILO / EMPLOYMENT TRENDS

The Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Guy Ryder, launches the study “Global Employment Trends” 2013. ILO

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UN / BRAHIMI

Lakhdar Brahimi, the Joint Special Representative of the UN and the League of Arab States met today (21 January) at the United Nations inNew Yorkwith Secretary-General Ban ki-moon. UNTV  

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UN / PEACEKEEPING

The United Nations (UN) Security Council today (21 January) endorsed an approach to peacekeeping that focuses  on laying the groundwork for lasting stability in conflict-plagued countries, in the midst of a day-long meeting opened by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.  UNTV

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FOOD WASTE / ADVANCER

If only a quarter of the food that is now being wasted or lost was to be saved, that alone would be enough to feed the almost one billion people around the world who go hungry daily, a UN food expert said ahead of a new campaign against food waste to be launched in Geneva [...]

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SOUTH AFRICA / MICHAEL BALLACK

German football star Ballack was on a 3-day fact-finding mission in South Africa this weekend to learn about how HIV impacts lives. UNAIDS

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