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01.03.00 – MAINTENANCE OF PEACE AND SECURITY

UN / BENTIU HELICOPTER

The Security Council condemned "in the strongest terms" the downing near Bentiu, Unity State (South Sudan) on 26 August, 2014 of an UNMISS MI-8AMT helicopter performing a cargo flight to the area with four Russian crew members, three of whom were killed and one severely injured. UNIFEEED-UNTV

27 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / GAZA CEASEFIRE

A UN spokesperson said that the Secretary-General welcomed today’s announcement of an open-ended ceasefire for Gaza, brokered under Egyptian auspices adding that any peace effort that does not tackle the root causes of the crisis will do little more than set the stage for the next cycle of violence. UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / BENTIU HELICOPTER CRASH

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) confirmed that three Russian crew members have been killed after an MI-8 helicopter crashed near Bentiu in Unity State. UNMISS

26 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / DPRK

North Korean Ambassador Ri Tong Il told reporters in New York that the joint military exercises currently being conducted by South Korea and the United States are "not simply an annual routine defensive nature military exercise as the US shamelessly continues to advertise to the international community, but this is strictly and totally aggression war [...]

25 Aug 2014 | Read More »

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 / UKRAINE 2

Speaking in his national capacity on the Russian convoys, British ambassador Mark Lyall Grant said that the UK was deeply concerned about "this provocative and unilateral action," adding that "it has nothing to do with humanitarianism, that human effort is coordinated by the UN and if the Russian Federation wanted to participate in it they [...]

22 Aug 2014 | Read More »

MALI / FALLEN PEACEKEEPERS

A ceremony was held Thursday for two peacekeepers fromBurkina Fasowho were killed in Saturday's suicide attack on a United Nations base in Ber, Mali. MINUSMA

21 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / CONFLICT PREVENTION 1

Speaking to the Security Council, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon underlined that one of his core priorities is improving the Organization's ability to act early and act preventively. Human Rights chief Navi Pillay, in her last briefing to the Council spoke of Syria "metastasizing outwards in an uncontrollable process whose eventual limits we cannot predict and [...]

21 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / CONFLICT PREVENTION 2

During an Security Council debate on conflict prevention, Israeli ambassador Ron Prosor said that "Hamas –like ISIS and Boko Haram- share a disdain for democracies, a contempt for modernity and a determination to destroy our way of life." UNIFEED-UNTV  

21 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / GAZA

The members of the Security Council expressed grave concern at the return to hostilities following the breach of Egyptian-brokered humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza. UNIFEED-UNTV

20 Aug 2014 | Read More »

 

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