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21 Nov 2014 description
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DUBAÏ/BANGKOK, 21 novembre 2014 (IRIN) - Plus de 20 ans après la première édition de l'événement, la deuxième Conférence internationale sur la nutrition (CIN2) a lieu cette semaine à Rome.

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MONROVIA/DAKAR, 21 November 2014 (IRIN) - Ebola has crippled the provision of treatment and care to people living with HIV/AIDS in Liberia, according to health workers and patients.

"We cannot get treatment normally now because of the outbreak of the Ebola disease in Liberia," said 36-year-old Jeff Thompson, from Monrovia's Jallah Town, who was diagnosed with HIV in 2011. "Our care centres are closed and all the health workers are scared to come to work."

There are an estimated 30,000 people living with HIV in Liberia, according to UNAIDS.

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NOUAKCHOTT, 21 November 2014 (IRIN) - The latest arrest of a group of prominent anti-slavery activists in Mauritania has once again brought to the fore the country's struggle with slavery and discrimination based on colour.

The Global Slavery Index classifies Mauritania as the most egregious offender when it comes to modern slavery, with 155,600 people still living in enslavement or about 4 percent of the population.

20 Nov 2014 description
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  • IRIN humanitarian news service to spin off from the UN
  • Jynwel Foundation invests $25 million to create global non-profit media venture

(GENEVA, November 20, 2014) -- After nearly 20 years as part of the United Nations, the humanitarian news service IRIN is spinning off to become an independent non-profit media venture, with the support of a major private donor.

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  • Le service d’actualité humanitaire IRIN s’apprête à prendre son indépendance des Nations Unies
  • La Jynwel Foundation investit 25 millions de dollars dans la creation d’un project media mondial sans but lucrative

(GENÈVE, 20 Novembre 2014) -- Après près de 20 ans dans le giron des Nations Unies, le service de nouvelles humanitaires IRIN suit son propre chemin sous forme d’un projet média sans but lucratif avec le soutien d’un grand donateur privé.