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01.03.00 – MAINTENANCE OF PEACE AND SECURITY

UN / MIDDLE EAST

UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry said his office has brokered a trilateral agreement between Israel, the Palestinian Authority and the United Nations to enable the reconstruction in Gaza strip, involving the private sector in Gaza and giving a lead role to the Palestinian Authority. UNIFEED-UNTV

16 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / OPENING WRAP

Asked about his country's anti-homosexuality law, on his first day as President of the 69th General Assembly, Sam Kutesa from Uganda told reporters that while exercising the GA presidency he will “conform to the regulations by the UN", but also noted that the law had now been declared unconstitutional by the Ugandan Courts. UNIFEED-UNTV

16 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / LIBYA

The United Nations new envoy to Libya  told the Security Council that Libya's democratic transition is facing a "critical moment" and the country is now "closer to the brink of protracted conflict and civil strife." UNIFEED – UNTV

15 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / RAPID RESPONSE MECHANISM

UNICEF and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are stepping up joint missions to reach desperate people in remote areas of South Sudan where the number of children at risk of death from malnutrition-related causes has increased dramatically. UNICEF

12 Sep 2014 | Read More »

LIBERIA / LADSOUS EBOLA

The head of peacekeeping operations Hervé Ladsous was in Liberia to assess how UN peacekeepers (UNMIL) can support the fight against Ebola. UNMIL

11 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / REAX OBAMA

Responding to questions on US President Barack Obama's statements about US military action in Syria, UN spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric said he would not "prejudge actions that have not yet (been) taken," but indicated that Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon agrees that "the threat of ISIS / ISIL needs to be faced." UNIFEED-UNTV

11 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / HAITI

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Haiti, Sandra Honoré, told the Security Council that "the window for holding the elections before the end of the year is now rapidly closing." This is particularly worrisome, she said as without elections "Parliament would be rendered dysfunctional on January 12, 2015, thereby creating an institutional vacuum until [...]

11 Sep 2014 | Read More »

MALI / FALLEN PEACEKEEPERS CEREMONY

A memorial ceremony was held for the four Chadian peacekeepers that were killed last week when their convoy hit a landmine in northern Mali. MINUSMA

10 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOMALIA AU SOLDIERS

Secretary-General's spokesperson said United Nations welcomed the steps that have been taken by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to investigate the allegations about sexual abuse and exploitation against vulnerable women and girls perpetrated by soldiers from the AU Mission. UNIFEED-UNTV / RECENT

8 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE CEASEFIRE

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the news of a ceasefire in Ukraine and called for its full implementation, adding his hope that the cessation of hostilities will further allow the United Nations and partners to deliver critical humanitarian assistance to those affected by fighting. UNIFEED-UNTV

5 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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