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KENYA / CHILD HELPLINE

As the world marks Universal Children's Day, the anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF is urging that a much stronger light be shone on the millions of children in every country who are victims of violence and abuse that continue to go unnoticed and under-reported. A helpline in Kenya [...]

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GENEVA / IRAN NUCLEAR TALKS

Talks have resumed in Geneva, between Iran and the permanent five members of the UN Security Council plus Germany, on Iran’s disputed nuclear programme, chaired by EU foreign policy envoy Catherine Ashton.  International negotiators want Tehran to take specific steps to prevent it from ever being able to make nuclear weapons. In return, they promise [...]

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UN/ AIDS RESPONSE UPDATE

Accelerated progress in HIV/AIDS response has been reported in most parts of the world; however, there are worrying signs that some regions and countries are not on track to meet global targets and commitments on HIV. FILE

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UN / LRA

The UN Special Representative for Central Africa Abou Moussa said that military operations have degraded the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and limited it to pursuing survival tactics. AU Special Envoy for LRA Issues  Francisco Madeira said LRA Leader Joseph Kony  ”is on the run". UNTV  

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