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UN / SYRIA-CHEMICAL WEAPONS

Reacting to the first alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians today (19 March) in Syria, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator Robert Carr said that it was "deeply, deeply alarming.”  UNTV

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UN / AFGHANISTAN

The United Nations (UN) Security Council today (19 March) extended the mandate of the UN mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for another year, after Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and other speakers urged for continued UN support to the Afghan government as it assumes full responsibility in most areas by 2014, including elections. UNTV

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UN / YOUTH ENVOY

The recently appointed Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, briefs journalists via video-link from Dakar, Senegal on his role and vision. UNTV

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GENEVA / MALI

The United Nation’s World Food Programme (WFP) said Tuesday it was stepping up food assistance to northern Mali, which had been cut off since the conflict flared a year ago.  CH UNTV

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INDONESIA / STUNTING

One third of Indonesian children are stunted and in the Nusa Tenggara Barat province the rates are higher than the national average. UNICEF has teamed up with the World Bank and the Indonesian government to bring those rates down. UNICEF

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