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A child rests on a table in the classroom where her family is sleeping at a school used as a collective centre for internally displaced people in Oicha, Beni territory, North Kivu.
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Tuesday’s Daily Brief: #GlobalGoals progress, essential meds, updates from Cox’s Bazar, Sudan and DR Congo

This Tuesday’s UN top stories are: high-level discussions on the progress made towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; falling behind on universal education dream; the UN list of essential medicines updated; life-threatening floods in Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh; and human rights in Sudan and in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Immediate investment needed for violence-free world by 2030

Urgent investment is needed in order to reduce violence against children in line with the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

That’s according to Marta Santos Pais, the UN Special Representative on Violence against Children.

She says that although some progress has been made, the “clock is ticking” and if more action is not taken “we won’t get there.”