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VIET NAM / SOWC LAUNCH

Children with disabilities and their communities would both benefit if society focused on what those children can achieve, rather than what they cannot do, according to UNICEF's annual State of the World's Children report. UNICEF launched its annual flagship publication at a centre for the victims of Agent Orange in Da Nang, Viet Nam. UNICEF [...]

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UN / POST 2015 MDG REPORT

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon this morning was handed over the Report of his High-level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Later in the day Amina Mohammed, the Special Adviser on the Post-2015 Development Framework, will brief journalists on the report. UNTV

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UN / ŠIMONOVIĆ

Ivan Simonovic, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, briefs journalists on his recent mission toCentral Asia. UNTV  

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GENEVA / LETHAL AUTONOMOUS ROBOTICS

The UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns, addressed the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva Today calling for a worldwide moratorium on what he called "lethal autonomous robotics", LARs – weapons systems that, once activated, can select and engage targets without further human intervention. OHCHR / CH UNTV

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HAITI / AIRPORT RESUMES OPERATION

Haitian air traffic finally resumed yesterday (29 May) 48 hours after a Brazilian military plane veered away from the runway last Sunday (26 May) due to a mechanic breakdown that forced it to interrupt the departure. MINUSTAH

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GENEVA / SYRIA HRC RESOLUTION

The United Nation’s top human rights body today adopted a resolution demanding a probe into the fighting around the Syrian town of Qusair, near Lebanon, and condemning foreign fighters’s involvement in support of President Bashar Assad. CH UNTV

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UN / BAN KI-MOON

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will brief journalist today on his recent trip to the African continent. UNTV

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