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UNEP / GOVERNING BOARD

Achim Steiner, UNEP Executive Director, summarizes the outcomes of a week-long UNEP Governing Council in Nairobi, Kenya. UNEP

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JORDAN / SYRIAN REFUGEES

Since beginning of the conflict, Syrian refugees fearful of being attacked have been crossing into Jordan for refuge at night – now the exodus goes on day and night, and according to the United Nations Refugee agency (UNHCR), over the past seven days a record number of Syrians arrived in Jordan, all in all 20,000. [...]

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UN / DRC

Ahead of a new peace deal for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to be signed this weekend, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the DRC, Roger Meece, warned that the security situation is unstable, and urged the Security Council to provide the necessary support for an additional military brigade within the current [...]

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KENYA / EDUCATION

Thanks to a new initiative by UNICEF in partnership with the Government of Kenya the village of Lokwadat in Turkana now have an opportunity to go to school. UNICEF

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