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UN / YEAR OF WATER COOPERATION

Launching the International Year of Water Cooperation, Hungarian Ambassador Csaba Kőrösi today said “we are inching towards a water crisis”. He pointed out that the amount of water available today is the same as ten thousand years ago, but the number of users today is eight thousand times greater. UNTV

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UN / POPE RESIGNATION

The Vatican announced today that Pope Benedict XVI will shortly resign for health reasons. Five years ago he visited the United Nations at the invitation of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. FILE

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UN / CHILDREN’S TOURS

The United Nations today started offering its first visitors’ tours of UN headquarters in New York tailored specifically to children. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and actress Monique Coleman, a UN Goodwill Ambassador, attended the launch. UNTV

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SOMALIA / IDP RELOCATION

In Somalia thousands of internally displaced families are being relocated from settlements with “shocking” sub-standard conditions and high levels of sexual abuse to new sites with better shelter and services. OCHA

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