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HAITI / HIGH LEVEL VISIT

A high level delegation visit chaired by UNDP Administrator Helen Clarke, including Emergency relief Coordinator Valerie Amos and Justine Greening, United Kingdom Secretary of State for International Development visited Haiti this weekend. MINUSTAH 

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UN / ARAB LEAGUE – BRAHIMI PHOTO-OP

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meets for private talks with Nabil Elaraby, Secretary-General League of Arab States, and Lakhdar Brahimi, Joint Special Representative of the UN and the League of Arab States for Syria. UNTV 

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UN / POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT

Opening the 2013 session of the Commission on Population and Development on the issue of migrations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that "People have different ways to describe the result they speak of a melting pot, or a mosaic. By any name, migration offers challenges we must face and benefits we can harness." UNTV 

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UNICEF / TIME MAGAZINE RECOGNITION

TIME Magazine has recognized and honored the contributions of the co-leads of UNICEF's Innovations Unit, Christopher Fabian and Erica Kochi, by featuring them in their annual list of the world's 100 most influential people. UNICEF  

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COTE D'IVOIRE / ELECTIONS

Municipal and regional elections took place on Sunday, 21 April, across Côte D’Ivoire. National security forces worked alongside United Nations peacekeepers of the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) to provide a secure electoral environment. UNOCI

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GA / HARMONY WTH NATURE

United Nations Secretary-General Ban ki-moon told a General Assembly meeting commemorating 'Mother Earth Day' that “we have to confront the hard truth that our planet is under threat” and that “when we threaten the planet, we undermine our only home and our future survival. UNTV

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ECOSOC / INAUGURATION

While inaugurating the renovated ECOSOC Chamber today at the United Nations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he was encouraged that the first meeting held in the Chamber was with the World Trade Organization, UNCTAD, and the Bretton Woods Institutions. UNTV  

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GENEVA / NPT

The Second Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) opened today in Geneva against the backdrop of rising nuclear tensions in the Korean peninsula and Iran's nuclear enrichment programme. CH UNTV

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