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12 Trends That Will Drive the Global Agenda in 2012

Want to know what people, places and things will be driving the global agenda in 2012? The UN Dispatch team has you covered.  This is a listicle for the discerning, global set.

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An Afghan Human Rights Activist’s Long Fight for Justice

It was Nader Nadery’s conviction that the powerful be held accountable for their actions that ultimately cost him his job.

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Top of the Morning: Sectarian Violence Watch, Nigeria Edition; Chest Thumping Over the Hormuz; Money Quote from a Donor

Top stories from the Development and Aid World News Service.

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Ted Turner’s New Years Resolution and a Look back at 2011

Our friends at the UN Foundation just posted  a couple of fun videos.

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Group Seeks to Bring Lawsuit Against Yemen’s President When He Visits USA for Medical Treatment

Yesterday, the White House disclosed it is considering a visa request from Yemen’s feared and loathed president who wishes to see medical treatment in the United States. If Yemen’s Ali Abdullah Saleh visits New York City, he may want to bring a good lawyer with him.

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Top of the Morning: Swedish Journalists Jailed in Ethiopia; Arab League Monitors in Homs; DPRK-style Funeral

Top stories from the Development and Aid World News Service– DAWNS Digest.

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