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PERU / BAN

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says poverty eradication must be a priority, and sustainable development the guide and principle.  Speaking at the General Conference of UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) in Lima, Peru, the Secretary General said economic growth should be driven by industrial development – in an inclusive and sustainable way. UNIDO/Linx

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UN / HAIYAN UPDATE

UNDP Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Haoliang Xu, said that the goal of the current recovery process in the Philippines is to help people to return to normalcy by putting children back to school and getting men and women jobs. UNTV / FILE

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GENEVA / PILLAY

The UN human rights chief said today that a growing body of evidence collected by U.N. investigators points to the involvement of senior Syrian officials, including President Bashar Assad, in crimes against humanity and war crimes.  CH UNTV

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SOMALIA / REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

In Somaliland, only a third of women giving birth have any kind of skilled personnel with them, in rural areas the numbers are much lower. Now, a three-year-long programme co-funded by the European Commission that targets maternal and newborn health inSomalilandand Puntland is slowly changing this reality. UNICEF

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