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Progress in treating HIV/AIDS highlighted on World AIDS Day
Today is World AIDS Day, and advocates are highlighting the progress being made in preventing and treating AIDS. "[T]hanks to global solidarity, social mobilization and civil society activism, tragedy has been turned into opportunity," says Michel Sidibe, executive director of the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS, who released a video message for World AIDS Day. Voice of America (12/1), Reuters (12/1), Voice of America (11/26)
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Valerie Amos to resign as humanitarian chief in March
Valerie Amos in March will end her tenure as head of the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, a position she has held since August 2010. "Ms. Amos has tirelessly advocated for people around the world affected by disaster and conflict," said Ban Ki-moon, UN secretary-general. The New York Times (tiered subscription model) (11/26), Devex.com (free registration) (11/27)
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UN Foundation: #GivingTuesday highlights spirit of community
Giving Tuesday, in its third year, celebrates community rather than consumerism by encouraging contributions to charities and nonprofits, says Kathy Calvin, president and CEO of the United Nations Foundation. "The most meaningful gift we can give our children, loved ones, friends and neighbors is the commitment to work together to help build a better world," Calvin says. The Post-Crescent (Appleton, Wis.) (11/29), The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) (11/29)
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Report: Poor countries aren't using economic growth to stem poverty
Many poor countries are seeing economic growth but aren't able to use that advantage to reduce poverty, says a report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Only one country of 48 -- Laos -- is expected to achieve each Millennium Development Goal by 2015. In Africa, only four countries -- Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda and Malawi -- are expected to meet most of the MDGs. Yahoo/Agence France-Presse (11/27), Voice of America (11/27)
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Climate talks begin in Peru
The United Nations climate talks begin today in Lima, Peru. "Never before have the risks of climate change been so obvious and the impacts so visible. Never before have we seen such a desire at all levels of society to take climate action," UN climate chief Christiana Figueres said. Responding to Climate Change (U.K.) (12/1), Detroit Free Press/The Associated Press (11/30), BBC (12/1)
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U.S., Turkey reportedly discuss no-fly buffer area for Syria
The U.S. and Turkish governments reportedly are discussing the creating of an "air-exclusion zone," which would provide a buffer area in Syria for refugees, write Josh Rogin and Eli Lake. Bloomberg (11/30)
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