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Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance

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This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveillance technology; 20,000 migrants rescued in the Sahara; and malnutrition in India. 756 more words

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Humanitarian aid: EU mobilises over €18 million for the Central African Republic in 2019

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As many people continue to suffer in the Central African Republic (CAR), the European Union continues to stand in solidarity with the people in need in the country and announces €18.85 million in humanitarian assistance for 2019. 1,168 more words

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Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York

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There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calling on Secretary-General… 673 more words

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‘Wanton destruction’ in Sudan’s Darfur region, ‘blatant violation’ of international law

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The looting and destruction of UN food relief agency premises and property in Sudan, has prompted the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and UN Country Team, to condemn the assault as a “blatant violation of international humanitarian law”. 417 more words

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