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UN / SYRIA

United Nations top officials urged the Security Council today to take action on Syria. Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos spoke of a "humanitarian catastrophe with ordinary people paying the price for the failure to end the conflict." UNTV

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UN / ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL SURVEY

The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) discusses the newly launched Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013. UNTV 

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IMF / LAGARDE

Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the international Monetary Fund (IMF) holds a press conference as part of the IMF Spring Series Meetings. IMF

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GENEVA / SYRIA FUNDING

The government of Kuwait has made available US Dollars $275 million to nine aid agencies responding to the Syrian humanitarian crisis. CH UNTV

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DR CONGO / WOMEN’S DEMO

A group of women assembled and marched yesterday in the streets of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to pass a message against the FDLR occupation of the Kivus. MONUSCO

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WORLD BANK / 2013 SPRING MEETINGS

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, at the opening of the Bank’s annual Spring Meetings in Washington D.C, said he hoped that leaders will endorse the Bank's goal to reduce extreme poverty to 3 percent by 2013 and boost shared prosperity worldwide. He also said that Bank continues to ensure that its projects are effective [...]

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WHO / WORLD IMMUNIZATION ADVANCER

At a press conference in Geneva yesterday (17 April) In advance of World Immunization Week, Jean-Marie Okwo-Bele, the World Health Organization's (WHO) Director, of Immunization, Vaccination and Biologicals said that WHO wanted World Immunization Week to be an opportunity to celebrate the growing benefits of vaccination, "the great impact that one can get through vaccines". [...]

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