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01. – POLITICAL AND LEGAL QUESTIONS

UN / TROOP CONTRIBUTORS

At the first-ever United Nations Chiefs of Defense Conference today, the Secretary-General appealed to senior military officials for more troop contributions from States around the world and for political will and purpose. UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA AMOS

United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator Valarie Amos told the Security Council that the war in Syria is characterized by breath-taking levels of savagery as civilians continue to bear the brunt of the conflict. UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / TROOPS

The United Nations (UN) is gearing up to host an event that will gather chiefs of defence and senior military officials from more than 100 troop-contributing countries (TCC) to discuss issues central to UN Peacekeeping. UNIFEED-UNTV /FILE

26 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CAMEROON / GUTERRES VISIT

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres visited on Wednesday (25 Mar) the Minawao camp in Cameroon – a country wedged between two of today's major displacement crises in Africa: Nigeria and the Central African Republic. UNHCR

26 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / CHILDREN ARMED CONFLICTS

UN officials urged protection for the war's youngest victims. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told Security Council "increasingly, children are snatched from a normal life of school and family, abducted by armed groups and thrown into a life of violence and horror." UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / LIBYA HUMAN RIGHTS PRESSER

United Nations said today that civilians and human rights defenders in Libya continue to bear the brunt of violence and in some cases harassment continues even after they are forced to leave the country. UNTV CH

25 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CAMEROON / CHILD SURVIVOR

Attacks by Boko Haram have forced thousands of families to flee the violence in north-eastern Nigeria into neighboring Cameroon. Most have damaging memories of the carnage and some tell stories of survival. UNHCR

25 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN/ SOUTH SUDAN

The Security Council expressed its profound disappointment that the parties to the conflict in South Sudan failed to conclude an agreement on a transitional government by the deadline set by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).  UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Mar 2015 | Read More »

LEBANON / FORCED EVICTIONS

Security concerns on the volatile Lebanese-Syrian border have caused the Lebanese army to forcefully evict entire families from their tented settlements. Already dealing with the hardship of being displaced from their homes in Syria, 30 refugee families had no choice but to find yet another place to call home. UNHCR

24 Mar 2015 | Read More »

LEBANON / WINTER VICTIMS

After being tormented by his wife's death while giving birth to their triplets at the outset of the new year, Saleh, a Syrian refugee, relived the pain only 20 days later. His new born son, Kaled, died during a ferocious snowstorm that engulfed Bekaa Valley in eastern Lebanon. UNHCR

20 Mar 2015 | Read More »

 

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