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MANDELA / WORLD REAX

The news that South Africa’s first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age 95 has prompt reactions from people around the globe. UNTV/ UNMISS/ MINUSMA

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UN / MANDELA WRAP

The GA observed a moment of silence to mark the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela, the flag was lowered to half mast at UN duty stations around the world. Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said that we should remember Mandela today, but carry his spirit with us everyday by "speaking out against prejudice [...]

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GA/ SC NON-PERMANENT SEAT

The GA elected Jordan to serve as a non-permanent member of the Security Council for a two-year term beginning in January 2014 following Saudi Arabia's rejection of the seat in October. UNTV

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PHILIPINES/ ILO ONE MONTH UPDATE

As victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan struggle to pick up the pieces, the ILO is working hand-in-hand with Philippine authorities to help the most vulnerable regain their livelihoods and build back better. ILO

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NY / KATY PERRY BEHIND THE SCENES

Pop star Katy Perry's official appointment as the new UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador took place on Tuesday at UNICEF house inNew York. Her journey with agency began in April this year when she visitedMadagascar, one of the poorest countries in the world. She said the trip changed her life and inspired her to write the song [...]

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