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GENEVA / GUANTANAMO

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay yesterday (27 May) reiterated calls for the United States government to close the Guantanamo Bay detention centre  in compliance with its obligations under international law. CH UNTV

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WORLD BANK/ ELECTRICITY

Providing electricity to 1.2 billion people who don't have access to reliable sources of energy is a key component to ending extreme poverty worldwide by 2030, according to a World Bank Group report. Vice President Rachel Kyte says people living without electricity have fewer opportunities to improve their lives. WORLD BANK

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GENEVA / PILLAY-SYRIA

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay urged the international community on Monday (27 May) to take tangible action to stop the escalating bloodshed in Syria. CH UNTV

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GENEVA / MALI WATER AND SANITATION

The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Geneva voiced concerns on Tuesday about the lack of water supplies and electricity in Gao, as an aftermath of the crisis in Mali. CH UNTV

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