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01.01.00 – POLITICAL CONDITIONS, INSTITUTIONS, MOVEMENTS

UN / MIDDLE EAST

Addressing the Security Council, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said "nothing could have prepared me for what I witnessed in Gaza." Ban said that he saw "mile after mile of wholesale destruction" and heard "heart-wrenching accounts of suffering and pain" from survivors of an attack on a UN run school. He urged the international community "to move [...]

21 Oct 2014 | Read More »

DARFUR / CHAMBAS

The outgoing Joint Africa Union-United Nations Special Representative for Darfur and Joint Chief Mediator, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, spoke about issues covering protection of civilians, hopes for peace in Darfur and the streamlining of troops and civilians. UNAMID

21 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / PUNTLAND AGREEMENT

The government of Somalia and the Puntland State of Somalia have signed an agreement to resume relations and work together on peace and state-building priorities. The agreement is an important step towards ending disagreements over territory and resources and focusing joint efforts on peace and state-building. UNSOM

15 Oct 2014 | Read More »

ICC / KENYATTA

The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, appeared before the International Criminal Court (ICC), over his role during the post-election violence in Kenya in 2007-2008. He is the first sitting head of state to appear before the Court. ICC

8 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / RAGGA ELE LIBERATION

Life is slowly returning to normal in Ragga Ele town, in the Middle Shabelle region of Somalia following its liberation from al Shabaab. The town was captured without resistance on 1 October 2014 by a joint force made up of troops from the Somali National Army (SNA) and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). AMISOM

4 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE SERGEYEV

Ukrainian Ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev told reporters that since Crimean Peninsula was “annexed” by Russia, Ukrainian delegation got used “to hear numerous fictions and even lies from Russian side”, adding in “for every Russian word said here in the UN we immediately delivered facts and figures that unveiled Russian contribution to the escalation of conflict in [...]

3 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / LIBYA

The members of the Security Council welcomed the UN-facilitated meeting between members of the Libya's House of Representatives in Ghadames "as an important step towards a peaceful resolution of the current political stalemate in Libya." UNIFEED – UNTV

2 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos, in her briefing to the Security Council said that over the past two weeks, ISIL forces have advanced in northern Aleppo and more than 160,000 people fled into Turkey just in a few days. She said "their fear was so great that many people crossed heavily mined fields to seek [...]

30 Sep 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / ASHRAF GHANI

The United Nations (UN) congratulated Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on his inauguration as the new president of Afghanistan and reaffirmed its commitment to cooperate with the national unity government.  UNAMA

29 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / DEBATE 2

The Russian Minister for Foreign Affairs told the General Assembly that "Washington has openly declared its right to the unilateral use of military force anywhere to advocate its own interests." Lavrov said that "military interference has become a norm even despite its dismal outcome of all operations of force the US has carried out over [...]

27 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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