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JORDAN / MALALA ZATARI CAMP

Teenage activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Malala Yousafzai visits  Zaatari Refugee Camp in northern Jordan to promote better and more accessible education for Syrian children. UNHCR

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UN / GING SOMALIA

UN operations director for humanitarian affairs John Ging said that "Somalis have suffered endlessly for almost 25 years" and that "we cannot be distracted now from our task" to consolidate the fragile gains that have already been made; adding that this requires funding. UNTV

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BANGLADESH / MEASLES CAMPAIGN

Bangladesh, a land of 150 million people, launched its largest ever measles-rubella (MR) vaccination campaign aimed at reaching 52 million children aged nine months to under 15 years to protect them against these infectious diseases. UNICEF

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UN / SOUTH SUDAN UPDATE

A UN Spokesperson reported that heavy fighting between soldiers of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and the opposition near the UN compound in Malakal in Upper Nile State resulting a number of wounded combatants as well as civilians in the base. UNTV / RECENT /FILE

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UN / DPRK

A UN spokesperson said that UN human rights head Navi Pillay welcomed the report by the Commission of Inquiry on North Korea and said the findings "needed to be treated with the greatest urgency" adding "there can no longer be any excuses for inaction." UNTV / CH UNTV

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GENEVA / PAPUA NEW GUINEA REAX

The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) expressed concern over the violence that erupted for a second night at Australia’s immigration detention centre in Papua New Guinea. CH UNTV

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JORDAN / MALALA REFUGEES

Teenage activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Malala Yousafzai  visited the Jordanian border crossing at Hadalat over the weekend, where the number of Syrians seeking refuge in Jordan has increased in recent days due to intensified fighting in their villages. UNHCR

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IAEA / IRAN

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the Agency’s headquarters in Vienna.  Their meeting was held on the margins of nuclear-related talks between the E3/EU+3  and Iran. IAEA

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