COVID-19 highlights need for global solidarity & other topics – Daily Briefing (11 December 2020)

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    Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

    Highlights:

    – Climate Action Summit

    – SG/Nobel Peace Prize

    – Ethiopia

    – DRC/USG Travel

    – Afghanistan

    – Iraq

    – Timor Leste

    – Child Poverty

    – Mountains

    Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=11%20December%202020

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