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UN / CAR RELIGIOUS LEADERS

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met today in New York with three religious leaders from the Central African Republic (CAR), whom he described as a "powerful symbol of their country's longstanding tradition of peaceful coexistence." UNTV

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UN / UKRAINE WRAP

Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman told the Council that "as an international community, we have not yet been able to deliver on our obligation" to contribute to the "de-escalation of tensions" and that the situation in Crimea and rising tensions in eastern Ukraine has further deepened." UNTV

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IMF/ UKRAINE FACT-FINDING MISSION

During its regular bi-weekly press briefing, Gerry Rice, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s Spokesperson, reinstated the Fund's commitment to helping Ukraine. IMF

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UN / SYRIA

The Security Council expressed its full support for UN special envoy for Lakhdar Brahimi's efforts to find a political solution to the Syrian conflict. Brahimi said he needs, "all those who can help to make sure that if and when we have the third round it will be a little bit more productive than the [...]

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GENEVA / CHILDREN JUSTICE

The Human Rights Council have held an interactive dialog with the Special Representatives on violence against children and on children in armed conflict yesterday (12 March) in Geneva. Among other things, it has been highlighted that "children have a right to access justice in a system that is sensitive to their rights". OHCHR

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LEBANON/ AKKAR SYRIAN REFUGEES

On the border of Syria, Akkar is one of the poorest regions inLebanon. Of the nearly one million refugees who have fled the neighbouring conflict, 200,000 have settled in Akkar, doubling the population. UNDP

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