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IMF / LAGARDE

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says that countries need to work together even more closely to manage new transitions under way in the global economy. IMF

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AFGHANISTAN / KUBIŠ ELECTIONS

 The Head of the United Nations mission in Afghanistan, Ján Kubiš today highlighted that the quality of preparations for the country's upcoming Presidential elections had already created a positive environment for long-term international assistance to Afghanistan after 2014. UNAMA

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UN / SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS UPDATE

Martin Nesirky, the Spokesperson for the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, says that the joint UN and Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) team has made "encouraging initial progress", following the first working day of meetings with Syrian authorities. UNTV  

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GA / MIGRATION WRAP

As the General Assembly High-level Dialogue on Migration and Development opened today in New York, the Special Rapporteur on the protection of migrants, Francois Crepeau, told reporters that "treating irregular migration only by repressive measures" will produce tragedies such as the sinking yesterday of a boat carrying hundreds of migrants off the coast of Lampedusa. [...]

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GENEVA / LAMPEDUSA BOAT ACCIDENT

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) expressed shock at the capsizing of a boat off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa which has reportedly led to the death of over 90 African migrants. UNHCR

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