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UN / CAR

The Security Council today (25 November) heard a briefing by UN and African officials who spoke of the need of a robust peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR).  Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said the country was "descending into complete chaos before our eyes." UNTV

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UN / ARAB IDOL

Mohammed Assaf, winner of the winner of Arab Idol television music contest and UNRWA’s first ever “Regional Youth Ambassador for Palestine Refugees” visited the United Nations today where he participated in the Observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, and spoke to UNifeed. UNTV

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UN / PALESTINE SOLIDARITY

A statement from Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas read by Ambassador Ryiad Mansour reaffirmed commitments and readiness to the peace process despite diminishing hope due to Israeli violations, and added that "our hand remains extended in peace."  UNTV

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UN / IRAQ

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq, Nickolay Mladenov, told the Security Council that terrorism, which has killed "just under 9,000 civilians and members of Iraqi Security Forces" In the past four months, "remains a significant threat to Iraq." He said the continuation of the conflict in Syria "has had a significant impact on [...]

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MALI / ELECTIONS

Parliamentary elections in Mali on Sunday had low voter turnout along with some reports of violence and intimidation in the troubled north of the country. MINUSMA  

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GENEVA / BRAHIMI WRAP

Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the League of Arab States for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi said that the list of participants at Syria peace to be held in January has yet to be finalized, leaving open the question of whether Iran would be at the table. CH UNTV

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UN / BAN GENEVA II

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced that the Geneva conference on Syria would take place on January 22, 2014, adding that "all parties can and must begin now to take steps to help the Geneva conference succeed, including toward the cessation of violence, humanitarian access, release of detainees and return of Syrian refugees and internally displaced people [...]

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UN / GUETTA

International music star David Guetta, together with the United Nations and international aid organizations recently launched a music video  for the new track 'One Voice', in support of "The World Needs More___" campaign to raise funds for humanitarian emergencies.  UNTV

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