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Mondays Daily Brief: Palestine demolitions, nuclear watchdog chief dies, UK troops to Mali, Afghan journalist murder condemned, Somalia sexual violenc Our main stories today:UN condemnsIsraels destruction of Palestinian property;the head of theIAEAdies at72; UK troops will bolsterMali mission;UNESCO chiefcondemnsAfghan journalistsmurder;Somalia commits to endingconflict-relatedsexual violence.
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UN Youth envoy launches coding competition to help solve climate crisis and Reboot the Earth Can young coders help solve the climate crisis? The UNs Youth Envoy launched a global competition earlier this month, Reboot The Earth, in collaboration with the Office of Information & Communications Technology, to try and answer that question, fostering
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UN health agency strongly recommends dolutegravir antiretroviral medication to manage HIV Based on new evidence, the United Nations health agency on Monday announced it was recommending the use of the antiretroviral drug dolutegravir (DTG) which, with other medication, treats HIV/AIDS as the preferred first- and second-line treatment for all c
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UN peacekeeping in Mali boosted with addition of 250 UK troops The United Kingdom is to send a contingent of 250 troops to Mali next year, to support the UNs peacekeeping operation in the country, MINUSMA.
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Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes in West Bank, not compatible with international humanitarian law, UN says Following with sadness the Israeli authorities destruction of homes in the Palestinian community of Sur Bahir, three top United Nations officials issued a statement on Monday underscoring that the move was not compatible with Israels obligations under int
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Deep sadness at passing of UN nuclear watchdog agency chief, Yukiya Amano The head of the UN body that oversees nuclear activities across the world has died aged 72, it was announced on Monday. In a statement, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed the passing of Director General Yukiya Amano, with deepest sadn
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Inclusive peace in Afghanistan means women at the centre urges UN deputy chief in Kabul The UN deputy chief issued an impassioned plea on Sunday for Afghans to reconcile with the past and put women at thecentre of all efforts to forge a durable peace, and a truly inclusive political process where womens voices are truly heard.
UN News Centre | Jul 21, 2019 5:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Top UN sustainable development forum closes with galvanized effort toward empowerment, inclusiveness and equality In closing the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Friday, President Inga Rhonda King assured participants that the session had contributed significantlytoadvancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
UN News Centre | Jul 19, 2019 10:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Firmly united Security Council can bolster Colombias efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when theSecurity Councilisfirmlyunited, a senior UN envoy said on Friday, calling for the 15-member bodys continued commitmentas thecountryworksto ove
UN News Centre | Jul 19, 2019 9:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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First men on the moon came in peace to UN Headquarters for all mankind As the world remembers Saturdays 50thanniversary of the giant leap for mankind made by all those involved in the pioneering Apollo 11 spaceprogramme, wetake a lookback at the visit made by astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins, to UN
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