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UN helps launch Beijing Olympics campaign about HIV/AIDS
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Friday, 01 August 2008
UN helps launch Beijing Olympics campaign about HIV/AIDS
Information about AIDS, condoms and anti-discrimination messages are being distributed to participants in this year's Beijing Olympics, thanks to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Chinese organizing committee for the games.Read Full Article ...
 
UN calls for increased support for breastfeeding mothers
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Friday, 01 August 2008
UN calls for increased support for breastfeeding mothers
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) today kicked off World Breastfeeding Week by urging increased support for b...
 
Somali children paying heavy price for ongoing violence, warns UNICEF
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Thursday, 31 July 2008
Somali children paying heavy price for ongoing violence, warns UNICEF
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has sounded the alarm about the impact of escalating violence on young people in Somalia, where just last week seve...
 
Madagascar making good progress in post-cyclone recovery, says UNICEF chief
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Tuesday, 29 July 2008
Madagascar making good progress in post-cyclone recovery, says UNICEF chief
The head of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has lauded the Government and people of Madagascar for the progress made so far with recovery and recon...
 
Police in Sierra Leone adopt UN-drafted guidelines on sexual abuse
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Tuesday, 29 July 2008
Police in Sierra Leone adopt UN-drafted guidelines on sexual abuse
Sierra Leonean police have adopted new policy guidelines on sexual abuse and exploitation that have been drafted by United Nations officials as part of their e...
 
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    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
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    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
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  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.