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UN / SOUTH SUDAN

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for South Sudan, Hilde Johnson, told the Security Council today that "the continuing proliferation of weapons in South Sudan has serious implications for regional security and stability."

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UN / WATER AND SANITATION

On the eve of World Water Day, UN senior officials, along with an NGO representative, called today (21 March) for urgent action to end the crisis of 2.5 billion people with no basic sanitation, which can lead to open defecation.

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GENEVA / RACISM FOOTBALL

The United Nations human rights chief, professional footballers who experienced racism, and an official from FIFA came together today (21 March) to call the elimination of  racism in sports, particularly in football. CH UNTV

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GENEVA / HRC-DPRK

North Korea has condemned a decision to set up a United Nations investigation into its alleged human rights abuses. CH UNTV

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JORDAN / SYRIAN REFUGEE WOMEN

Wuroud's story is that of many women in the Syrian crisis, who are attacked, abandoned and living with terror. UNHCR 

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UN/IRAQ

Martin Kobler, the Secretary-General's Special Representative for Iraq, told the Security Council today that Iraqis face a complex set of interrelated problems, among them the very real potential for a spill-over of violence from Syria. UNTV

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UN / CHEMICAL WEAPONS

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced his decision to establish a United Nations investigation on the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria. UNTV

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GENEVA / HRC-SRI LANKA

The UN Human Rights Council on Thursday adopted a US-sponsored resolution on human rights violation in Sri Lanka with 25 countries voting in favour in the 47-nation strong body. CH UNTV

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