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AFGHANISTAN / JAN ELIASSON

Briefing reporters on the last day of his trip to Afghanistan, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson says that "there is no other way for democratic transition and for stability and development than through inclusive transparent and credible elections, as prescribed by the Afghan constitution." UNAMA

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LEBANON/ AMOS

United Nations Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos today visited settlements in Lebanonhosting families who had fled the conflict in Syria. Lebanonhosts more than half a million refugees from Syria. OCHA

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GENEVA / CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

The humanitarian situation for children in the Central African Republichas worsened since the military takeover of the country, according to assessments by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). CH UNTV  

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GENEVA / SMALL ARMS SURVEY

The overwhelming majority of people who die from armed violence each year are killed outside of wars and other conflicts and women make up the largest number of victims killed, injured or intimidated with firearms at home, according to the latest global Small Arms Survey. CH UNTV

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INDIA / ORGANIC FARMING

50 years ago, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) established the Codex Alimentarius Commission to protect the health of consumers and ensure fair practices in the food trade. Farmers Shravani Devi Pachar and her husband Om Prakash have probably never have heard of Codex, but [...]

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GENEVA / EGYPT

The Office of the United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights said it's following with great concern the extremely tense situation in Egyptand sent a strong message of solidarity and support to the Egyptian people, supporting their rights to freedom of expression and assembly. CH UNTV

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