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01.04.00 – DISARMAMENT AND MILITARY QUESTIONS

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 »

SOMALIA / ARMY TRAINING

At the graduation ceremony that have concluded training for 250 Somali soldiers and was provided by the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) together with the European Union, the AMISOM Force Commander urged the Somali soldiers to "make a difference" and lead by example. AMISOM

2 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN FELTMAN GAZA

Following the violation by parties to the Gaza conflict of a humanitarian ceasefire that was set to take affect earlier this morning, the United Nations top political affairs official said the announcement of the ceasefire had been made on assurances received “directly” from the parties. He said ”I don’t think we had a choice but to try [...]

1 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / GAZA WRAP

As the crisis in Gaza continues unabated, United Nations relief officials today (31 July) urged the parties to protect civilians amid the ongoing conflict, which has resulted in thousands of casualties and caused widespread displacement and destruction. UNIFEED – UNTV

31 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / GAZA ELIASSON GING

As another United Nations school serving as a shelter for Palestinians in Gaza was hit by shells, killing children, senior UN officials strongly condemned the attacks and warned against the targeting of civilians. Speaking to reporters in New York, Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said "this is a moment where you really have to say enough is [...]

30 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA ARRIA

The Chair of the Human Rights Council's Commission of Inquiry on Syria, Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro , said that  in the conflict in Syria "nobody, no party, is respecting any rules of engagement. And this is terrific as who is suffering because of this impunity, of this disrespect for the rules of engagement is the civilian population [...]

25 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / UNRWA ATTACK

A UN spokesperson said that at this stage they "do not know" and "cannot verify who attacked the compound, adding that "there should be no attacks by any side on UNRWA facilities, especially at this point when they are hosting so many innocent civilians who have been seeking shelter with them." UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / ISRAEL PALESTINE CONFLICT

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed hope that current Middle East negotiations “will lead to results and an end to the fighting in the very near future" between Israel and Hamas.   UNIFEED – UNTV

22 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / CHILD RECRUITS

In light of the recent United Nation Report that alleged the presence of child soldiers within the Somali National Army (SNA) and militias allied with the army, the Somali government and the United Nation Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) begun the screening of recruits hoping to join the military. UNSOM

19 Jul 2014 | Read More »

 

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