A global sport for development summit at UN headquarters honoured over 40 professional athletes for their commitment to philanthropic work. (intvs. with Seattle Seahawks Sidney Rice and former NBA player Jerry Stackhouse.) Ndaba Mandela and Kweku Mandela also announced plans for a UNAIDS "Protect the Goal" campaign to be launched at the 2014 FIFA World [...]
Interview with UNICEF's Chief of Data and Analytics, Tessa Wardlaw, on the importance of data in making progress for children and exposing unequal access to services and protections. Today is the launch of the “State of the World's Children 2014 in Numbers". UNTV / RECENT / FILE
UN Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said there was a lengthy discussion today by the Syrian parties on terrorism and that he was "very, very disappointed" that humanitarian aid has yet to be allowed into Homs but added that negotiations on getting people out of Homs and bringing aid in are continuing. CH [...]
The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution renewing the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) sanctions regime and the mandate of the Group of Experts (GoE) assisting the 1533 DRC Sanctions Committee.