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OSLO / LGBT RIGHTS

Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonoviæ tells the "International Conference on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity" in Oslo, Norway that the OHCHR report found that "far too few countries have adequate systems in place for recording incidents of homophobic violence let alone preventing it or responding." NORWEGIAN GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION SERVICES

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UN / PREVENTION OF CONFLICT

The Security Council holds a briefing on addressing the root causes of conflict in Africa. UNTV 

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WORLD BANK / EAST ASIA GROWTH

East Asia economies are projected to grow by 7.8 percent this year, outpacing last year's growth and potentially boosting the world economy, according to a new report by the World Bank Group.  But a Bank official said in order to maintain sustained long term growth, East Asia governments must create jobs and improve infrastructure. WORLD [...]

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NEW YORK / NUTRITION REPORT

A new UNICEF report reveals the terrible toll that undernutrition takes on the world's children. One in four under the age of five are stunted. And this stunting is disproportionate. Eighty percent of the world's 165 million stunted children live in just 14 countries, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. UNICEF

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SOUTH SUDAN / HILDE JOHNSON – JONGLEI

The head of the UN mission in Sotuh Sudan and other senior UN officials on Saturday (April 1) visited Jonglei State and met with local officials as well as with staff members of the United Nation's Mission in South Sudan-UNMISS in the capital of Bor. UNMISS

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WORLD BANK / AFRICA'S PULSE

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is likely to reach more than 5 per cent on average in 2013-2015 as a result of high commodity prices worldwide and strong consumer spending on the continent, ensuring that the region remains amongst the fastest growing in the world — according to the World Bank's latest Africa's Pulse, a [...]

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