Home » 24 Sep 2012 Entries posted on “24 Sep 2012”

UN / FGM

The First Lady of Burkina Faso, Chantal Compaoré, told a press conference in New York today (24 September) that the idea behind a push for a General Assembly resolution banning female genital mutilation (FGM) "is to have a world instrument available as an expression of the highest political will to put an end to this [...]

24 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / RULE OF LAW WRAP 2

United States Attorney General told delegates today at the United Nations that "we've seen, time and again, that there is a strong link between fostering democratic values and supporting the rule of law". UNTV

24 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / SUSTAINABLE ENERGY

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today (24 September)  the objectives of the  Sustainable Energy for All Initiative  —  universal access to modern energy services by 2030    —  are ambitious but can be reached through "bold policies, greater investments, and innovative partnerships betweens the public and private sectors."  UNTV

24 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / RULE OF LAW WRAP 1

Iran's President told delegates during a summit on the Rule Law today (24 September) at the United Nations, "Discriminatory privilege of the veto right enjoyed by some members of the Security Council lacks legitimacy." UNTV  

24 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

The joint UN and Arab League envoy forSyria, Lakhdar Brahimi today (24 September) raised the prospect of finding "an opening in the not too distant future" towards a political solution of the conflict inSyria. UNTV / UNSMIS

24 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / HAITI

The Prime Minister of Haiti, Laurent Salvador Lamothe today (24 September) said that his country does not want "to be known as an NGO nation." UNTV

24 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN /UNAIDS

On the eve of the 67th United Nations General Assembly, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) today (24 September) appointed  Indian actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as International Goodwill Ambassador. UNTV

24 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / RULE OF LAW SUMMIT OPENING

World leaders today (24 September) passed a UN  resolution calling for a universal commitment to the rule of law at national and international levels. UNTV

24 Sep 2012 | Read More »

SYRIA / FOOD AID

The World Food Program (WFP) is providing food assistance to over 223,000 people inHomsthis month through theSyrian Arab Red Crescentand a local NGO. WFP

24 Sep 2012 | Read More »

 

September 2012
M T W T F S S
« Aug   Oct »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930