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MONTREUX / SYRIA PEACE TALKS PRESSER WRAP

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that, "enough is enough, time has come to negotiate," adding that the goal of the Geneva II negotiations is "to fully implement the Geneva Communiqué, which has been endorsed by the Security Council, and which calls for a transition through a number of steps." CH UNTV

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SYRIA HUMANITARIAN / OPEN LETTER

For the first time, leading humanitarian agencies issued on Tuesday (21 Jan) an open letter calling on all parties to the Syrian conflict meeting in Geneva to urgently take measures to protect the country's children. Since the conflict began three years ago, more than 11,000 children have died and 4.5 million children are in need [...]

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MONTREUX / SYRIA PEACE TALKS CONFERENCE WRAP

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon  opened a concerted new effort to end the brutal civil war in Syria, urging the Government, the opposition, and representatives of some 40 other countries and regional organizations to seize the historic opportunity to end the bloodshed. CH UNTV

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SOUTH SUDAN / GOROM REFUGEES

Fleeing violence in Bor, South Sudan, many have headed to capital Juba, some 200 kilometers to the south. Some 500 families landed in Gorom, an Ethiopian refugee camp on the outskirts of Juba, home to close to 2500 people. UNHCR

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UN / CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

The United Nations (UN) special representative for children in armed conflict said "we need to send a strong signal" to the perpetrators of crimes committed in the Central African Republic (CAR) and that the international community should "spare no efforts" and use "all the tools at its disposal."  UNTV

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