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MEXICO / HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT

The United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) 2013 Human Development Report entitled "The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World" was launched in Mexico City today by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto. UNDP

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UN / SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tells the first meeting of the open working group on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), that "despite important progress in improving peoples' well-being, more than one billion people still live in absolute poverty." UNTV

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IMF / BRIEFING

The International Monetary Fund has announced a new mission to Egypt to discuss the next steps toward a possible program. IMF

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UN / SAFER CITIES

The Safer Cities Programme of UN-Habitat Programme has been accumulating theoretical, and practical knowledge, on urban violence prevention issues for almost fifteen years. Dr. Joan Clos the Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (HABITAT), and mayors from major world cities brief reporters on the outcome statement of the global network [...]

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UN / LIBYA

The Security Council today (14 March) unanimously extended the United Nations mission in Libya and relaxed an arms embargo making it easier for the Government to better equip its security forces. UNTV

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WHO / ROAD SAFETY

The “2013 Global Status Report on Road Safety” launched today shows that while the number of deaths on the road has “plateaued”, there is “still an increase in the number of road deaths in more than half the countries.” WHO/FILE

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JORDAN / GUTERRES

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, travels to the Jaber border in Jordan to witness the nightly exodus of Syrian refugees. UNHCR

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