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01.04.00 – DISARMAMENT AND MILITARY QUESTIONS

UN / TROOP CONTRIBUTORS

At the first-ever United Nations Chiefs of Defense Conference today, the Secretary-General appealed to senior military officials for more troop contributions from States around the world and for political will and purpose. UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / TROOPS

The United Nations (UN) is gearing up to host an event that will gather chiefs of defence and senior military officials from more than 100 troop-contributing countries (TCC) to discuss issues central to UN Peacekeeping. UNIFEED-UNTV /FILE

26 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / DPRK DISARMAMENT

Addressing the Conference on Disarmament, the North Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Ri Su Yong said joint military exercises currently being staged by the United States and South Korea on the Korean peninsula are "unprecedentedly provocative in nature and have an especially high possibility of sparking off a war." UNTV CH

3 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / LAVROV DISARMAMENT

Referring to the period since his last briefing to Conference on Disarmament four years ago, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said "the time that has passed since then has been characterized by deepening crisis that affect not only particular countries but whole regions." UNTV CH

2 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution endorsing the “Package of measures for the implementation of the Minsk Agreements” signed in Minsk on 12 February.  UNIFEED-UNTV

17 Feb 2015 | Read More »

JORDAN / NUCLEAR DETECTION

A highly sensitive field laboratory to carry out a forensic investigation of a possible nuclear explosion brings together equipment developed by Chinese, American, Russian, and European scientists to strengthen the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty's verification system. CTBTO

2 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / COUNTER-TERRORISM

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council that "despite strengthened efforts to combat the threat, the number of foreign terrorist fighters in the Syria and Iraq conflicts has grown to over 15,000 from more than 80 countries." He called on the international community to think more deeply into the fundamental conditions that allow extremism to thrive [...]

19 Nov 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / CHILDREN NOT SOLDIERS CAMPAIGN

The government of South Sudan, with the support of the UN, launched the "Children, not Soldiers" campaign nationally, marking the countries renewed commitment to end recruitment and use of children by its army. UNMISS

29 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN

The Secretary-General's Special Representative in South Sudan, Ellen Margrethe Løj, in her briefing to the Security Council, said that after six weeks in South Sudan, she had been "shocked by the complete disregard for human life" in the country. UNIFEED – UNTV / UNMISS

22 Oct 2014 | Read More »

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 »

 

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