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01. – POLITICAL AND LEGAL QUESTIONS

UN / DARFUR

The top UN peacekeeping official told the Security Council that "after a period of relative calm,Darfuris currently experiencing a resurgence of violence" resulting in "massive displacements of populations." UNIFEED – UNTV

24 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned that the crisis in eastern Ukraine could potentially "spin out of control." Deputy Spokesperson Farhan Haq said the Secretary-General was "deeply concerned about continued violence in eastern Ukraine, which has led to loss of life, further instability and which is contributing to a climate of fear and anxiety." UNIFEED – UNTV

24 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / YEMEN

The Security Council heard a briefing Thursday from United Nations special advisor for Yemen Jamal Benomar, on the efforts that the Yemeni government has taken to implement the recommendations of the National Dialogue Conference (NDC). He said "while full momentum has characterized much of the transition, serious challenges persist. Yemen is the battleground for combating Al-Qaeda in [...]

24 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN REAX

The head of peacekeeping operations said that Security Council members are considering sanctions on South Sudan's warring parties, adding that, “this sick cycle of violence that started on the 15th December last year has to stop.” UNIFEED – UNTV / RECENT

24 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

The president of the UN Security Council Syria told reporters that Syria has eliminated almost 90 percent of its chemical weapons, adding in that "Council members expressed grave concern about alleged reports of the use of chlorine gas in some towns, which left people dead and injured." UNIFEED – UNTV

23 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / MALI

The UN Special Envoy for Mali Bert Koenders told the Security Council thatMalihad made significant strides and that the support of the international community had been critical, but he said the risks and difficulties of the road ahead should not be underestimated. UNIFEED – UNTV

23 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOMALIA KAY

The top United Nations official in Somalia said "the UN has no intention to withdraw from Somalia" despite recent attacks, and stressed that "our resolve is very, very strong." UNIFEED – UNTV

23 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN BENTIU

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) reported that as a result of the violence over the past few days, it is now protecting some 22,000 displaced persons at its base in Bentiu, in Unity State. Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson of the Secretary-General, said that "many dead bodies remain by the side of the main road [...]

22 Apr 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / BENTIU MASSACRE

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan, (UNMISS) said that hundreds of people, both civilians and military, were killed in the fighting that took place between the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and anti-government forces last week in the oil-rich Unity State.  UNMISS (graphic images)

22 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / IRAN VISA

Commenting on the US law blocking a visa for Iran's proposed UN envoy, the chair of the UN Committee on Relations with the Host Country ambassador Nicholas Emiliou,  said that “the Committee decided to remain seized of the issue and we will revert to it if necessary.” UNIFEED – UNTV

22 Apr 2014 | Read More »

 

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