According to Maimunah Sharif, the head of UN-Habitat, at least 22 UN employees were among the 157 killed [Baz Ratner/Reuters]

An assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has opened in Kenya‘s capital, Nairobi, under a dark cloud cast by the Sunday’s plane crash that killed 157 people, including 22 UN staff, many heading for the annual event.

On Monday, delegates arrived at the event with the UN flag flying at half-mast, and the flags of the UN members that usually adorn the UNEP headquarters having been taken down.

As they wondered aloud who among their colleagues may have

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