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More nations sign on to UN-backed initiative to end use of child soldiers

Eleven new countries have added their names to a growing United Nations-backed list of States that have pledged to halt child recruitment, support the release of children from armed groups and help reintegrate them into civilian life.
"The Paris Principles reaffirm our collective commitment to protect the most fundamental right of a child: To be a child,"
- Anthony Lake, Executive Director of the UN Children’s Fund

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More nations sign on to UN-backed initiative to end use of child soldiers

Source: UN News Centre, Sun October 03, 2010
Eleven new countries have added their names to a growing United Nations-backed list of States that have pledged to halt child recruitment, support the release of children from armed groups and help reintegrate them into civilian life.

Human rights outlook in Togo is improving, UN and African experts say this article opens in a new window

Source: United Nations, Thu August 07, 2008
The prospects for protecting and promoting human rights in Togo are improving, but defenders of rights still face serious obstacles to carrying out their work, experts with the United Nations and African Union (AU) have said after visiting the West African country.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Cardiff is Britain’s vegetarian capital

Source: Western Mail, Fri May 25, 2007
Cardiff, Wales, UK - CARDIFF has the highest percentage of vegetarians in the UK, says a survey.

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