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01.01.00 – POLITICAL CONDITIONS, INSTITUTIONS, MOVEMENTS

UN / UKRAINE 1

Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin confirmed that the first trucks from the Russian humanitarian convoy had reached the city of Lugansk. Churkin told reporters that after it had became clear that Ukrainians were "procrastinating,"  a decision was taken and "the convoy departed." Ukrainian Ambassador Oleksandr Pavlichenko said  Russia’s actions constituted "a blatant violation of the sovereignty of [...]

22 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / LYALL GRANT

United Kingdom's ambassador Mark Lyall Grant speaking in his national capacity, said that his government was "absolutely appalled" by the killing of James Foley but in terms of Security Council action, "it wasn't raised in the Council today and there wasn't any specific proposal that I'm aware of for the Council to react."UNIFEED-UNTV  

20 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / HUMANITARIAN ASSESSMENT

AMISOM travelled to Garbaharrey and Bulo Bute to assess the  worsening humanitarian situation inSomaliaand met with elders, women, local administration and other stakeholders to understand the reality on the ground. AMISOM  

14 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / BAN PRESSER

Speaking to reporters in New York, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed the importance for the Iraqi forces not to interfere in the political process in the country, adding  that "the people ofIraq– all the people ofIraq–need security." UNIFEED-UNTV

12 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN 2/ SECURITY COUNCIL KIIR

The United Nations Security Council has repeated threats to impose sanctions on South Sudan if conflict in the country continues. UNMISS  

12 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SUDAN / CHAMBAS PRESSER

The head of the Darfur joint peacekeeping mission, Mohamed Ibn Chambas told reporters that the humanitarian situation inDarfurremains very dire and it is compounded by the "reduced presence of humanitarian actors and the reduction of the humanitarian assistance on the ground as a result of capacity gaps, funding shortfalls and the fragile security situation." UNAMID

12 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / GAZA

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed Sunday's announcement by Egypt that the Israelis and the Palestinians have accepted another 72 hours’ unconditional humanitarian ceasefire and urged all concerned to avoid steps that would lead to a resumption of violence. UNIFEED – UNTV

11 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / IRAQ

The Secretary-General welcomes the movement for the formation of a new government in Iraq. He commands the election of Haider al-Abbadi as Prime Minister of the country and encourages the newly elected leader to form a broad-based government acceptable to all components of Iraqi society. UNIFEED-UNTV

11 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

The special representative for the United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) "took responsibility for the inaction" of MONUSCO troops in early June when 33 people were massacred by armed assailants in South Kivu province. UNIFEED-UNTV

7 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN

Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Edmond Mulet said that three years after independence, South Sudan is now "on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe and a protracted internal conflict." The scale of humanitarian operations in South Sudan, he said, "has reached the point that it now constitutes the biggest aid operation inside any single country." UNIFEED – [...]

6 Aug 2014 | Read More »

 

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