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UN / CHILDREN IN ARMED

Leila Zerrougui, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict emphasized today that children in Syriahave lost their hope, and "they are full of anger" adding that if the conflict continues "we will face a generation of illiterate". UNTV

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SOMALIA / KISMAYO UPDATE

Members of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are conducting daily patrols in the southern port city of Kismayo in Somalia. Fierce fighting broke out between rival militias fighting for control of the town earlier this month. AU/UN IST

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UN / BURUNDI

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Burundi, Parfait Onanga-Anyanga, told the Security Council today (22 July) that Burundi was "at a crossroads" and it was "urgent and indispensable" to bring the country out of its "eternal cycle of violence." UNTV

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SOMALIA / HUMANITARIAN COORDINATOR

Last week (18 July), the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Philippe Lazzarini visited Kismayo in Somaliato assess the humanitarian situation following fierce fighting in June between warring functions. OCHA

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UNICEF / FGM REPORT

UNICEF launches a groundbreaking report on female genital mutilation or cutting – the most comprehensive compilation of data and analysis on the issue to date. It shows that more girls, as well as women and men, are saying no to FGM/C than ever before, and more communities than ever are abandoning the centuries-old tradition. UNICEF

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