Security Council and Secretary-General deplore North Korea rocket launch


Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

The announcement this week that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea had successfully launched a long-range rocket drew condemnation from the Security Council and the UN Secretary-General.

Ban Ki-moon expressed concern that this "provocative act" could have implications on peace and stability in the region, adding that it violated two Security Council resolutions banning the country from conducting launches using ballistic missile technology.

Law of the Sea celebrates 30 years of international cooperation

Tommy Koh

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea which governs all aspects of the ocean: from maritime boundaries to the settlement of international disputes on marine issues.

Former UN Ambassador Tommy Koh of Singapore, who was instrumental in bringing about the convention, talks to Gerry Adams about what the “constitution for the oceans" has helped accomplish.

Exhibition documents 'Momentum' between UN and Timor-Leste

Exhibit Opening

It's only days now until the UN peacekeeping operation leaves Timor-Leste, the latest in a line of missions which have assisted the country through milestones including the restoration of independence in 2002.

A multi-media exhibition at UN headquarters called 'Momentum' pays tribute to the achievement of the Timorese people and the "blue helmets" who have worked alongside them.

Presenter: Dianne Penn
Production Assistant: Sandra Guy
 Duration: 10'00"

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