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01. – POLITICAL AND LEGAL QUESTIONS

UN / GAZA UPDATE

A UN spokesperson said that a team from the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which included an international weapons expert, went to the school at Beit Hanoun to survey the aftermath of the attack   but the team was forced to leave the area after gunfire was heard around the school. UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA ARRIA

The Chair of the Human Rights Council's Commission of Inquiry on Syria, Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro , said that  in the conflict in Syria "nobody, no party, is respecting any rules of engagement. And this is terrific as who is suffering because of this impunity, of this disrespect for the rules of engagement is the civilian population [...]

25 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / FAMINE

The heads of UNICEF and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) today warned that children in South Sudan cannot wait any longer before the world takes action. Two UN agencies directors visited camps for displaced in town of Malakal, where they met severely malnourished children and their mothers.  WFP /UNICEF

25 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / HIV DISPLACED

In South Sudan, thousands of people living with HIV have been displaced by the ongoing conflict and struggle to continue their HIV treatment. UNAIDS

25 Jul 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / BAN

After meeting withIraq's leaders inBaghdadtoday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon saidIraqis facing "an existential threat"  that could  be overcome through the formation of an "inclusive government" which will represent all Iraqi people. AL IRAQIA TV

24 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / UNRWA ATTACK

A UN spokesperson said that at this stage they "do not know" and "cannot verify who attacked the compound, adding that "there should be no attacks by any side on UNRWA facilities, especially at this point when they are hosting so many innocent civilians who have been seeking shelter with them." UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / IRAQ

The head of the United Nations Mission (UNAMI) in Iraq Nikolay Mladenov  warned members of the Security Council that the Islamic State has grown to be a complex threat to peace and security in Iraq, the entire region and beyond. UNIFEED-UNTV

23 Jul 2014 | Read More »

DUBAI / GAZA AIRLIFT

As the number of killed and injured civilians rises in the Gaza Strip, aid agencies are coordinating an emergency response and are airlifting relief supplies from Dubai, United Arab Emirates into Jordan, from where  the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is transporting and distributing to the thousands of vulnerable displaced families in Gaza.  IHC/UNRWA

23 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / ISRAEL PALESTINE CONFLICT

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed hope that current Middle East negotiations “will lead to results and an end to the fighting in the very near future" between Israel and Hamas.   UNIFEED – UNTV

22 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / CAR MIA FARROW

Mia Farrow, renowned actress, activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, said that during her recent visit to the Central African Republic earlier this month, she had "no doubt" about the ethnic cleansing that took place in Bossangoa, "the entire town, virtually all Muslims, it had been cleansed of the entire Muslim population." UNIFEED-UNTV/FILE

22 Jul 2014 | Read More »

 

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