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UN / IRAQ

The Security Council deplored in the strongest terms the terrorist attack by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and also condemned the recent terrorist attacks that are being perpetrated against the people of Iraq in an attempt to destabilize the country and region. UNIFEED-UNTV

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UN / UGANDA PGA WRAP

Uganda's foreign minister Sam Kutesa has been elected by acclamation to become the 69th president of the General Assembly. UNIFEED-UNTV

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ILO/ FORCED LABOUR PROTOCOL

The ILO has adopted a new legally binding protocol designed to strengthen global efforts to eliminate forced labour. There are currently an estimated 21 million forced labour victims worldwide. A recent ILO report estimates that US$150 billion in illegal profits are made in the private economy each year through modern forms of slavery. ILO

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AFGHANISTAN / ELECTIONS RUNOFF VOXPOPS

Just days ahead of the presidential elections runoff, Afghans are optimistic but also wary of possible fraud and security incidents. UNAMA

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UN / PEACEKEEPING TRENDS

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that UN peacekeeping “is at a key moment" as it faces new challenges and a growing budget to support operations, now approaching eight billion dollars. UNIFEED – UNTV

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GA / TURKEY KIDNAPPING

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned in the "strongest possible terms” the kidnapping of the Consul-General of Turkey and other diplomatic officers in Mosul, Iraq. He called on the government of Iraq, regional countries and the international community to bring the  perpetrators to justice. UNIFEED-UNTV

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WORLD BANK / ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

The World Bank has lowered projections for global economic outlook and is urging developing countries to double down on domestic reforms. WORLD BANK

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SOUTH SUDAN / MALAKAL IDP RELOCATION

 The UN mission in South Sudan(UNMISS) had opened a new site adjacent to its base in Malakal to protect civilians uprooted by conflict. The new camp will relieve the congestion inside the UNMISS compound, which is now hosting an estimated 19,000 people. UNMISS  

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