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MONTREUX / SYRIA PEACE TALKS

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with the Syrian opposition delegation in in Montreux to discuss the intra-Syrian talks starting on 24 January in Geneva. The talks, facilitated by Joint Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi, aims to  end the violence in Syria and achieve a comprehensive agreement for a political settlement. The Secretary-General, United States Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign [...]

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IMF/WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Global growth is expected to increase in 2014 after having been stuck in low gear in 2013, says the IMF's latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) Update. The IMF forecasts global growth to average 3.7 percent in 2014―up from 3 percent in 2013―and to rise to 3.9 percent in 2015. IMF

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UN / SOUTH SUDAN

Commenting on South Sudanese president Salva Kiir's remarks, who accused the UN of hiding rebels and guns at its compounds, the UN spokesperson Farhan Haq said that "the United Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is implementing its Security Council's mandate in an impartial manner".  UNTV

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AFGHANISTAN / MEMORIAL

The UN mission in Afghanistan held a memorial on Sunday to remember the four colleagues killed in an attack at a restaurant in Kabul. UNAMA

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SOUTH SUDAN / UNICEF SUPPLIES

The first of two UNICEF charter planes arrived inJubaloaded with supplies to support women and children in need of assistance across the country. UNMISS

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GENEVA / BAN DISARMAMENT

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, laying out his position for the future of the Conference and hoping to break a nearly two-decade freeze on negotiations of new arms control accords. CH UNTV

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GENEVA / SYRIA PEACE TALKS

On the eve of the Geneva Conference on Syria the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon  met with European Union High Representative, Catherine Ashton, at the Palais des Nations, Geneva. The meeting was also attended by Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the League of Arab States for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi. CH UNTV

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