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UN / SECURITY COUNCIL UKRAINE

After heated exchanges between the representatives of the Russian Federation and the United States at the Security Council over the situation in the Ukraine, Ambassador Sylvie Lucas of Luxembourg, Council President for the month of March, said that in ongoing negotiations on other Council issues “for the moment we have not seen that there has [...]

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DRC / NORTH KIVU MASSACRES

The Human Rights component of the United Nations Peace keeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo has begun conducting investigations into massacres that took place in early February in North Kivu province – where at least 70 people were reported killed and more than 200 houses burnt. OHCHR

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GA / CHELSEA CLINTON

Ahead of International Women's Day (8 Mar), the vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, Chelsea Clinton, said that "no country, including the United States, has fulfilled the promise" of the 1995 Beijing Platform for Action on gender equality. UNTV

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INDONESIA / TSUNAMI UPDATE

The Indian Ocean tsunami was one of the worst disasters in living memory. It affected nine countries and killed about 170,000 people inIndonesia' Aceh province, alone. Ten years on,UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake visited Banda Aceh and Sabang to review the recovery and reconstruction. UNICEF

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