UNIFEED RUNDOWN FOR THURSDAY 03 SEPTEMBER 2015

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UNIFEED RUNDOWN FOR THURSDAY 03 SEPTEMBER 2015

GENEVA / SYRIA COI (2:51) 

The chair of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) on Syria, Paulo Sergio Pinheiro, told reporters in Geneva, “civilians are suffering the unimaginable", adding that current trends suggest the Syrian conflict "will carry on for the foreseeable future”. UNTV CH

MEDITERRANEAN / MIGRANT RESCUE (2:45) 

Norwegian ship Siem Pilot picked up 781 migrants on Tuesday. Alongside the survivors, 4 dead bodies were recovered and brought on board the ship.  Among the rescued was 21-year-old Joy who was kidnapped from her family at the age of 3 and was raised as a maid in another household. UNHCR

HUNGARY / REFUGEES TRAIN STATION (2:50) 

Outside the Keleti train station in Budapest, over 3,000 refugees wait to continue their journey. For two days now, they have been stuck here after Hungarian authorities closed off the station, preventing all refugees from taking trains bound for Austria and Germany. UNCHR 

UN / GLOBAL GOALS (3:01) 

The United Nations today announced a bid to reach 7 billion people in 7 days with the news about the Sustainable Development Goals. "The Global Goals for Sustainable Development" action is spearheaded by renowned filmmaker Robert Curtis and is supported by a variety of campaigns including action/2015, Global Citizen and Project Everyone. UNIFEED-UNTV / GLOBAL GOALS 

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