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GA Debates; SDGs Working Group; Syrian Refugees; HR Council; Nuclear Terrorism; UN Misconduct; New Appointment

GA Debates: In remarks made yesterday, both Libya and Tunisia – recent sites of protest on the African continent – touched upon events across the Middle East.


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Get Ready for The Global Festival!

The Global Festival kicks off tomorrow! This is not your everyday charity concert.


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The 5 Best Moments of UN Week

As the dust settles, traffic on the East side loosens up, and everyone prepares for a killer Global Festival in Central Park tomorrow, I thought I would take a look back at some highlights from  UN Week.


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Estonia Nabs Top Spot as the Country With the ‘Freest’ Internet

new report on worldwide Internet freedom by Freedom House has rated Estonia as the freest for the 2nd year running, beating out the USA, Germany, and the United Kingdom for top marks.


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UN Week General Debate, Day 4: Who Speaks When

After three days of high octane, big name speeches, the fourth day of the General Debate comes as a bit of a time to take a breath. Today’s line-up is short on Heads of State, but there are still plenty of Heads of Government and many voices that you won’t get much opportunity to hear outside of the General Assembly.


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Top of the Morning: Kenyan Troops Route Al Shabaab; Sudan and South Sudan Sign Accord; Bibi’s Cartoon Bomb

Top stories from DAWNS Digest. 


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