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KINSHASA / MARY ROBINSON

Mary Robinson, the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa, arrived to Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo yesterday where she met with President Joseph Kabila, and Prime Minister Augustin Matata. MONUSCO

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UN / PRINCE ZEID RA'AD ZEID AL-HUSSEIN

Following a private briefing to the Security Council today, Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al-Hussein the Permanent Representative of Jordan to the United Nations, talked to journalists about the situation of Syrian refugees in Jordan. UNTV  

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UN / BASHAR JA’AFARI

Bashar Ja’afari, Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations, told reporters that the British and French Governments "waited four months" to submit claims of alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian Government, "just 24 hours after" it had reached an agreement with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to investigate the opposition's use [...]

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SOUTH SUDAN / MEDAL PARADE

Thirty-four Corrections Advisors serving with the United Nations Peacekeeping mission in South Sudan today (April 30) received medals for their work across various national prisons in South Sudan. UNMISS

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SOMALIA / IMMUNIZATION

UNICEF, along with its partners GAVI Alliance and the World Health Organization, launched a vaccination campaign in Somalia with the goal of saving children’s lives in a country that has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the world. UNICEF

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GENEVA / CAR RETURNEES

The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR has advised governments worldwide against forcibly returning refugees to the Central African Republic (CAR). The agency says the security situation in the country remains fluid and dangerous with widespread human rights abuses and a deteriorating humanitarian situation. CH UNTV

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GENEVA / SYRIA-MEASLES

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF and partners are stepping up vaccination campaigns in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey amid measles outbreaks in a region that is already struggling to provide humanitarian assistance to millions of people affected by the crisis in Syria. CH UNTV

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