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DRC/ SECURITY COUNCIL

On a visit to the Great Lakes region, the Security Council travelled to Kinshasa where they met with President Joseph Kabila and to Goma, where they met civil society representatives and discussed sexual violence in conflict and child protection. MONUSCO

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UN/ SYRIA UPDATE

A joint team of United Nations and international inspectors on Sunday began to oversee the process of dismantling and destroying Syria’s chemical weapons production programme, it was announced by Martin Nesirky, Spokesperson for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UNTV

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GA / FINANCING FOR DEVELOPMENT

Speaking to a General Assembly High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed deep concern about the recent decline in official development assistance (ODA) and said that "for many developing countries, and in particular the most vulnerable, predictable levels of ODA remain critical." UNTV

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UN / ISRAEL YA'ALON

Secreatry-General Ban Ki-moon met with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon at the United Nations in New York. UNTV

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NIGER / GIRL'S EDUCATION

Seventeen-year-old Balkissa Ado is the first girl in her village who continued her studies after primary school. A rarity considering the nearest secondary school is about an hour and a half away – this deters parents from sending girls to school. UNICEF

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