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UN / YEMEN

Jamal Benomar, the Secretary-General’s Special Advisor for Yemen said that Yemenis are "weaving together the tapestry of their new country" adding that "some threats are unfortunately unraveling that could adversely affect Yemen's transition." He highlighted the situation in the south with Al-Qaida in theArabian Peninsulawhich still remains "a very real and lethal threat." UNIFEED-UNTV

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UN / UKRAINE WRAP

Ukrainian ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev announced a plan for a peaceful settlement in the eastern part of Ukraine, stressing that all the leaders in Europe, United States and in Russia have expressed their support. In response, Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin said “this is not true, that it was “premature to talk about our support for president Poroshenko's initiative [...]

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NY / ASIA SOCIETY SYRIA BAN

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon delivered a strong rebuke to the world’s indifference to the bloodshed in Syria and rejected the notion that a military solution, offering instead a "principled and integrated" approach that would end the violence. UNIFEED-UNTV  

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LEBANON/ GUTERRES GLOBAL TRENDS

The head of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said that for the first time since the World War II, more than 50 million people have been displaced by conflict or by persecution either crossing borders or within the borders of their own country and that “the number of new refugees, last year reached 2.5 million, “the highest number since [...]

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UNHCR / GLOBAL TRENDS

A report released by UNHCR shows that the number of refugees, asylum-seekers, and internally displaced people worldwide has, for the first time in the post-World War II era, exceeded 50 million people. UNHCR/FILE

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