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UN / GLOBAL EDUCATION CRISIS

A United Nations (UN) report released this week says that some 130 million school children around the world are unable to read a single sentence, even after four years of attending school. UNESCO /FILE

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UN / BLOOMBERG CLIMATE ENVOY

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Michael Bloomberg of the United States as his Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change. UNTV

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GENEVA / EGYPT JOURNALISTS

The UN human rights office urged the authorities to investigate reports of violence against journalists working in Egypt and to promptly release those imprisoned for carrying out their legitimate activities. CH UNTV

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GENEVA / BRAHIMI

The UN Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said that the Syrian government and the opposition ended their first round of peace talks in Geneva with slow but modest progress. Talks are set to resume on 10 February. CH UNTV

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