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From Diplomat Artist Buzz & Susan Sacirbey
— Read MORE – for Ethiopia’s race against hunger and expected October floods.
The Diplomat Artist Buzz on new non-permanent Security Council members & methodology for selection – Read More –

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From Diplomat Artist Buzz & our “We’ve All Been Refugees Once” series. – MORE Photos & Stories —
The decade of time is seamless. Those facing oppression, hunger, or threat to life and livelihood will defy the odds to provide their families a better life, or just life. –MORE —
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http://diplomatartist.com/refugees-defying-the-odds-for-life/

Reboot of #Development #Finance
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From gender equality to sustainability the key catalyst will be a new approach to development finance.
http://diplomatartist.com/reboot-of-development-finance/

As South Sudan Crisis Grows, Ethiopia Becomes the Largest Refugee Host
According to UNHCR, there are 250,000 South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia, making them the largest refugee population in the country, followed by Somalis & Eritreans but what about the plight of the people of Ogaden?
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=48521#.U_Y-NfBX-uY

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Rape & Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones

At Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, this young woman from the Ogaden Community presents her impassioned plea for recognition. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvwK4NGjrc8#t=48 The UN urges reparations for victims, not just one-cash payments but land & inheritance rights.

Refugees in South Sudan

With tens of thousands South Sudanese adding to numbers of refugees & internally displaced as rainy season triggers a cholera outbreak, the Security Council prioritizes civilian protection as it extends UN mission (UNMISS) in South Sudan.

Ethiopia: Ogaden Whistle-blower Receives 2014 Anna Politkovskaya Award

Mr. Hussein, a political refugee in Sweden, living under death threats saved the lives of the 2-Swedish Journalists that put their lives at risk by entering the Ogaden region, to report the Ethiopian army brutality in the Somali Region of Ogaden & the foreign oil companies’ impact on the civilians.

South Sudanese Refugees Flooding into Ethiopia

Rainy season approaching & fighting for political power between Salva Kiir & Riek Machar have compounded dire situation for South Sudanese people. UNSG Ban Ki-moon urges immediate help for South Sudan, Central African Republic, & Syria where a million people could be at risk of hunger & malnutrition.

UN Human Rights Chief Condemns Crackdown on Journalists in Ethiopia

Press freedom & free media are vital to sustainable development. In efforts to combat terrorism, the Ethiopian Government must comply at all times with its human rights obligations under international law.