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UN / SAUDI ARABIA COUNCIL SEAT

A UN spokesperson said that the Secretary-General has not received official notification from Saudi Arabia rejecting the Council seat and that he was looking forward to addressing "many important challenges" with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. UNTV

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UGANDA / BIRTH REGISTRATION

Over half of sub-Saharan children do not have birth certificates which limits their access to basic social services like health care and school. UNICEF and the Ugandan government have been pioneers in using mobile technology to create a robust centralized birth registration system. UNICEF

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UN / WOMEN PEACE AND SECURITY

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a new resolution issuing a strong call on the international community to strengthen its commitment to ensuring that women play a more prominent role in conflict prevention, resolution and in post-war peacebuilding. UNTV

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GENEVA / SYRIAN REFUGEES

The UN refugee agency said it was concerned about the difficulties Syrian refugees continued to endure in their attempts to seek safety and protection in Europe. CH UNTV  

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GENEVA / GENEVA II

The spokesperson for the Joint Special Representative of the UN and the League of Arab States for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said that the timetable and dates for Geneva II will be announced by the Secretary-General, "he’s the one who is convening the conference, he’s going to send invitations, he’s going to announce the dates in [...]

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