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01.01.00 – POLITICAL CONDITIONS, INSTITUTIONS, MOVEMENTS

UN / PALESTINE WRAP

On the observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, GA President Sam Kutesa said "the path towards a durable peace remains uncertain." UNRWA Chief Pierre Krähenbüh said "recovery in Gaza is imperative." UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / COUNTER-TERRORISM

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council that "despite strengthened efforts to combat the threat, the number of foreign terrorist fighters in the Syria and Iraq conflicts has grown to over 15,000 from more than 80 countries." He called on the international community to think more deeply into the fundamental conditions that allow extremism to thrive [...]

19 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / GING

A top humanitarian official said that Mali is "at a crossroads," not just from a humanitarian and development standpoint, but also politically, as "it has tragically seen an escalation in conflict in recent months." UNIFEED – UNTV

14 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / ICC LIBYA

ICC Prosecutor  Fatou Bensouda noted "with regret" that the security situation in Libya is "worsening" and "political instability is growing" creating an environment "that clearly cannot be conducive to closing the impunity gap in Libya." She called on Libya "to immediately surrender Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi to the custody of the International Criminal Court." UNIFEED – [...]

11 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE SERGEYEV

Ukrainian ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev said "the elections, which have already been recognized by the world leadership, including the Secretary-General of the United Nations, were transparent and fair, and gives a hope that the new Parliament could bring reforms, which are so badly needed in Ukraine." UNIFEED-UNTV

3 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / PALESTINE HUMAN RIGHTS

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories, Makarim Wibisono, said he was "deeply disappointed" that the government of Israel has not yet allowed him to visit Israel or the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT). He said there was a “fundamental and urgent need to improve respect for the human rights of Palestinians." [...]

29 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GA / CUBA EMBARGO

For the 23rd consecutive year, the General Assembly has adopted a resolution calling for an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba. UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / IRAN HUMAN RIGHTS

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, Ahmed Shaheed, told UNifeed that although he has not been allowed to visit Iran, "there have been little other restrictions". He said that "a visit is still a very valuable tool" and would "demonstrate Iran's good faith in advancing and addressing issues of human [...]

27 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / UNIVERSITY REOPENS

Tucked amidst the rubble that serves as a stark reminder of the fierce battles that were fought in the streets of Somalia's capital are five newly refurbished buildings. They house Somalia's National University, which recently welcomed a fresh batch of students for the first time in 23 years. AU  UN IST

27 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN

The Secretary-General's Special Representative in South Sudan, Ellen Margrethe Løj, in her briefing to the Security Council, said that after six weeks in South Sudan, she had been "shocked by the complete disregard for human life" in the country. UNIFEED – UNTV / UNMISS

22 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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