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TURKEY / FORESTS OPENING

The United Nations Forum on Forests kicked off its tenth session today in Istanbul, Turkey, with calls for action at all levels to promote the health of a vital resource that covers nearly a third of the globe and provides an invaluable variety of social, economic and environmental benefits. UNTV 

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MADAGASCAR / KATE PERRY

United States singer and songwriter Katy Perry has teamed up with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to bring attention to the situation of children in Madagascar, one of the poorest countries in the world. UNICEF

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DOHA / DONOR PLEDGES

During a donor conference today (8 April) held in Doha, Qatar, donor countries committed $3.6 billion to Sudan's Darfur region to help it cope with an armed conflict that has killed thousands. UNAMID

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OBIT / MARGARET THATCHER

Speaking to reporters in The Hague, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the late Margaret Thatcher a pioneering leader for her contribution to peace and security, particularly at the height of the Cold War. UNTV 

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UGANDA / DRC REFUGEES

UNICEF is supporting the Ugandan government in delivering much needed services to the vulnerable Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) refugee population at the Rwamyanja Refugee Settlement, in western Uganda. UNICEF

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