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01.04.00 – DISARMAMENT AND MILITARY QUESTIONS

UN / SOMALIA KAY

The top United Nations official in Somalia said "the UN has no intention to withdraw from Somalia" despite recent attacks, and stressed that "our resolve is very, very strong." UNIFEED – UNTV

23 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

Briefing the Security Council, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonović said today that the situation in eastern Ukraine, "if not adequately addressed as a matter of priority, risks seriously destabilizing the country as a whole." UNTV

16 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / MICHAEL DOUGLAS DISARMAMENT

At  a launch of the book "Action for Disarmament: 10 Things You Can Do!", United Nations Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas called upon high school and college students around the globe to take part in efforts to disarm the world from nuclear and other weapon of mass destruction. UNTV

15 Apr 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / UKRAINE YURII KLYMENKO PRESSER

Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, said his delegation will present concrete evidence to the international community of Russian involvement in the current insurgency and occupation of state buildings in Eastern Ukraine. CH UNTV

15 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

As violent clashes have swept eastern Ukraine over the past two days, UN Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric said the Secretary-General has called for "the exercise of maximum restraint" by all concerned and has urged "all others with influence on the situation to immediately and publicly call for restraint and a return to calm." UNTV

14 Apr 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / NATIONAL ARMY ANNIVERSARY

A ceremony was held to mark the Somali National Army (SNA) 54th anniversary. Once regarded as one of Africa's best armies, the SNA has disintegrated with the collapse of the central government in 1991. More recently, numerous militias have been integrated into SNA and trained by the US, European Union and other foreign entities. AU/UN IST

14 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA UPDATE

After briefing the Security Council in closed consultations, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, said there needs to be "justice and accountability" in Syria and pointed out that the Syrian Government "is mostly responsible for the violations" and perpetrators should be referred to the International Criminal Court. UNTV

8 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / DISARMAMENT

At the opening of the 2014 session of the Disarmament Commission, the UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson stressed that not even the Cold War prevented progress on vital issues in this area. However, he added that "the General Assembly still remains moved by anxiety at the general lack of confidence plaguing the world." UNTV

7 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / DPRK

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK's) Ambassador Ri Tong Il said that his country will not welcome a visit by US envoy Robert King to discuss the imprisonment of American citizen Kenneth Bae.

4 Apr 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / MINE ACTION CHILDREN

With the world marking the International Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action,  students at  aprimary school in Juba learned that South Sudan is one of the most affected countries in land mine contamination.  UNMISS

4 Apr 2014 | Read More »

 

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