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OneBlueSky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-15-04 01:23 PM
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10 stories the world should hear more about . . .
from the United Nations Department of Public Information . . .

http://www.un.org/events/tenstories /

THE STORIES

1. Uganda: Child soldiers at centre of mounting humanitarian crisis

2. Central African Republic: a silent crisis crying out for help

3. AIDS orphans in sub-Saharan Africa: a looming threat to future generations

4. The peacekeeping paradox: as peace spreads, surge in demand strains UN resources

5. Tajikistan: rising from the ashes of civil war

6. Women as peacemakers: from victims to re-builders of society

7. Persons with disabilities: a treaty seeks to break new ground in ensuring equality

8. Bakassi Peninsula: Recourse to the law to prevent conflict

9. Overfishing: a threat to marine biodiversity

10. Indigenous peoples living in voluntary isolation

you can click on and read each story at the website . . .

http://www.un.org/events/tenstories /
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MissMarple Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-15-04 01:37 PM
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1. Shashi Tharoor was on The NewsHour last night re this.
It was good. Thanks for finding the page. :D
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