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UN refugee agency restores dozens of schools across northern Uganda
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Monday, 23 June 2008
UN refugee agency restores dozens of schools across northern Uganda
The United Nations refugee agency has restored 134 primary schools in northern Uganda, allowing thousands of children to return to classes, after the damage and destruction caused by two decades of conflict between Government forces and the rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).Read Full Article ...
 
British children's author partners with UNESCO to help young people in need
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Monday, 23 June 2008
British children's author partners with UNESCO to help young people in need
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is teaming up with its newly-named Artist for Peace and British writer Lauren Chi...
 
UN promotes sports and peace project in Kenya
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Friday, 20 June 2008
UN promotes sports and peace project in Kenya
More than 300 children from across the Kenyan capital Nairobi will gather tomorrow to launch a three-month event to promote peace and reconciliation organized ...
 
Nearly 50 sites nominated to join UNESCO World Heritage List
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Friday, 20 June 2008
Nearly 50 sites nominated to join UNESCO World Heritage List
The committee that considers requests for inscription on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's World Heritage List will have 4...
 
Secretary-General celebrates writings and influence of renowned Persian poet
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Wednesday, 18 June 2008
Secretary-General celebrates writings and influence of renowned Persian poet
The writings of Abu Abdullah Jafar ibn Mohammad Rudaki, the poet considered to have laid the foundations of Persian classical literature, should serve as an in...
 
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