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CAR / MIA FARROW

Mia Farrow, renowned actress, activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, has just completed her fourth visit to the Central African Republic where she saw the impact from conflict. More than 2.3 million children are suffering the consequences of the crisis rocking the country. UNICEF

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SOUTH SUDAN / MALNUTRITION

UNICEF and the World Food Programme (WFP) are stepping up joint missions to reach desperate people in remote areas of South Sudan where the number of children at risk of death from malnutrition-related causes has increased dramatically and a hunger catastrophe is looming. UNICEF

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UN / WEST AFRICA DJINNIT

While countries in West Africa are trying to promote development and consolidate democracy, they continue to face daunting challenges such as transnational organized crime and growing terrorist activities, the top United Nations official in the region told the Security Council , while also warning of the increasing threat the Boko Haram crisis poses to Nigeria. UNIFEED [...]

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UN / DEEP DECARBONIZATION REPORT

The UN has launched a report laying out potential country-specific paths to cut emissions enough to limit human-induced temperature rise to the globally agreed goal of two degrees centigrade. UNIFEED-UNTV  

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SOUTH SUDAN/ HILDE JOHNSON

The United Nations (UN) special representative for South Sudan said an end to the fighting would not by itself provide an adequate solution to the country's crisis. UNMISS

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GENEVA / EBOLA UPDATE

Fifty new cases and 25 deaths contributed to Ebola virus disease were reported by three countries in West Africa – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. CH UNTV

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GENEVA / MEDITERRANEAN REFUGEE DEATHS

Twelve bodies were recovered from a boat accident off the coast of Libya on Sunday, bringing the death toll of people crossing the Mediterranean by boat this year to 500. UNTV CH

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GENEVA / AUSTRALIA SRI LANKANS

The UN human rights office said they were  "deeply disturbed" that  Australia has returned 41 asylum seekers back to Sri Lanka without adequate screening of their claims and need for protection. UNTV CH

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JORDAN / GUTERRES VISIT

UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres paid a visit to a Syrian refugee family living in the Jordanian capital Amman. The family is headed by a single woman, 59-year-old Awah. A new UNHCR report reveals more than 145,000 Syrian refugee families in Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon and Iraq headed by lone women.  They face a [...]

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