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IMF / GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT PRESSER

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) report launched today says that, "the global financial system is far more stable than it was six months ago, but recent gains will only last if policymakers push ahead and finish the job they started by tackling old risks." IMF

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WORLD BANK / JIM YONG KIM

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and the Bank’s chief economist outline goals to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity during the Bank’s annual Spring Meeting in Washington, D.C. WORLD BANK

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UN / BAN KI-MOON

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tells a press conference in New York today that although prospects in Syria "may seem dim," he still remains convinced "that a political solution is possible". UNTV

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UN / WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY

ecretary-General Ban Ki-moon tells a Security Council meeting on Women and Peace and Security that preventing sexual violence is “first and foremost a responsibility of States” but stressed that “prevention is also a collective responsibility” and to succeed, “we must use all the tools at our disposal.” UNTV 

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UNEP-UN-HABITAT / CITIES

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says that by 2050, "around 70 per cent of the world's population will live in cities, with the biggest increases in urbanization taking place in Africa and Asia." UNEP/UN-HABITAT

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IMF / GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT

In its latest Global Financial Stability Report, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says that "despite dramatic financial improvements in recent months, there is a persistent and growing wedge in Europe between financial “haves” and “have not's." IMF

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