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01. – POLITICAL AND LEGAL QUESTIONS

SOUTH SUDAN / CHILD SOLDIERS

UNICEF and partners have secured the release of approximately 3,000 children from an armed group in South Sudan.  UNICEF / UNMISS

28 Jan 2015 | Read More »

CAR / MALNUTRITION

The World Food Programme said more than 1.5 million people in Central African Republic (CAR) – one third of the population – are suffering from food insecurity. WFP

28 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UKRAINE / BOMB SHELTERS

Over 1,000 children are forced to seek refuge in underground bomb shelters in Donetsk city due to ongoing violence in eastern Ukraine. UNICEF

28 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / LIBYA TALKS

Participants in the Libyan dialogue facilitated by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) concluded two days of discussions held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Discussions were conducted in a positive atmosphere reflecting the sense of national responsibility and a sincere determination to find solutions to end the political and military conflict [...]

28 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE FELTMAN

The Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman told Security Council that in "just five days" close to fifty civilians have been killed and nearly 150 have been seriously wounded in Ukraine, adding in "we must all send an unequivocal message: The perpetrators must be held accountable and brought to justice." UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Jan 2015 | Read More »

HAITI / SECURITY COUNCIL WRAP 2

At the end of a three-day visit to Haiti, Members of the Security Council called on all political actors "to work together and without further delay to ensure the urgent holding of free, fair, inclusive and transparent elections including those which are overdue in accordance with constitution of Haiti." MINUSTAH

26 Jan 2015 | Read More »

HAITI / SECURITY COUNCIL WRAP

Members of the United Nations Security Council are in Haiti for a three-day visit in a bid show its solidarity with the government and people of Haiti and to "urge Haiti's political actors to work cooperatively and without further delays to ensure the holding of free, fair, inclusive, and transparent legislative, partial senatorial, municipal and [...]

24 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UN / PLUMBLY

British diplomat Derek Plumbly recently completed a three-year stint as the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon. In an interview at UN Headquarters, he noted that while there are still outstanding issues and underlying tensions, all parties want to maintain calm across the so-called 'Blue Line' that separates Israel and Lebanon. UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

23 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / UKRAINE HUMAN RIGHTS

The United Nations says civilians in Ukraine continue to be badly affected by escalating hostilities and by new laws restricting movement in and out of areas controlled by armed groups. UNTV CH

23 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UN / DRC

The Under-Secretary-General for UN Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous told Security Council that an exit strategy of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) “should be progressive, and it should be tied to specific criteria and targets that are jointly developed with the Government of the DRC.” UNIFEED-UNTV

22 Jan 2015 | Read More »

 

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