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UN / LEBANON

In a presidential statement, the Security Council appealed to all Lebanese people to "preserve national unity in the face of attempts to undermine the country's stability and stressed the importance for all Lebanese parties to respect Lebanon's policy of disassociation and to refrain from any involvement in the Syrian crisis, consistent with their commitment in [...]

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UN/ DRC CHILDREN

Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, recently back from a week-long visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), said that at this important moment in the peace process in eastern DRC, "we must seize every opportunity to better protect children affected by conflict-related violence." UNTV

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UN / CYBER PRIVACY

The General Assembly’s human rights committee unanimously approved a resolution sponsored by Brazil and Germany protecting the right to privacy against unlawful online surveillance. UNTV

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GENEVA / EGYPT HUMAN RIGHTS

he UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has condemned a new law restricting public protests which has been signed by the interim President Adly Mansour. UNTV

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JORDAN / WINTER REFUGEES

As winter approaches, Syrian refugees in Za'atari Refugee Camp in Jordan work to protect themselves from what forecasters say will be one of the worst winters in decades. UNHCR

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PHILIPPINES / DEBRIS REMOVAL

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) began debris removal projects by providing cash-for-work to villagers hit hard by typhoon Haiyan. Local communities started clearing rubble and medical waste, earning much needed income to get back on track after the destruction from the typhoon, while also easing access routes for humanitarian supplies. UNDP

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