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UNESCO chief deplores murder of Pakistani journalist
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Thursday, 29 May 2008
UNESCO chief deplores murder of Pakistani journalist
The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today condemned the murder of a Pakistani journalist, who was shot dead last week after interviewing a member of the country's Taliban movement.Read Full Article ...
 
Poverty reflected in children's schools as well as in the home - UN report
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Thursday, 29 May 2008
Poverty reflected in children's schools as well as in the home - UN report
Social inequality has a major impact on the kind of schooling children receive and poses a significant challenge to provide all children with equal learning op...
 
Boosted investment in health key to help Africa's children, says UNICEF
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Wednesday, 28 May 2008
Boosted investment in health key to help Africa's children, says UNICEF
Stepped-up investment to enhance health systems in sub-Saharan Africa is essential to help the continent's children, according to a new report by the UN Childr...
 
South Africa's Institute for Justice and Reconciliation wins UNESCO award
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Wednesday, 28 May 2008
South Africa's Institute for Justice and Reconciliation wins UNESCO award
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) selected the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation of South Africa as this yea...
 
Iraq's national symphony plays for unity in first major performance in years - UN
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Friday, 23 May 2008
Iraq's national symphony plays for unity in first major performance in years - UN
The Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra (INSO) today gave a concert in Baghdad to promote unity and dialogue, its first significant performance in years, the Uni...
 
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