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01.06.01 – POLITICAL EVENTS AND ISSUES

SOMALIA / BURUNDI AMBASSADOR

Burundi's newly appointed Ambassador to Somalia H.E Brig. Gen Joseph Nkurunziza presented his credentials to Somalia's President H.E Hassan Sheikh Mohamud at Villa Somalia, in the country's capital, Mogadishu.  AU/UN IST

19 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / FELTMAN MIDDLE EAST

The Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman told Security Council that the latest surge of fighting shows that the fragile status quo between Israelis and Palestinians is not sustainable. UNTV

18 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / BAN

UN Secretary-General said  that the political process in Syria is in crisis and made a special call to Russia and the United States to take "clear steps to re-energize" the Geneva process. On Ukraine, Ban Ki-moon said "if positions continue to harden and rhetoric continues to sharpen, there is great risk of a dangerous downward [...]

14 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE WRAP

Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman told the Council that "as an international community, we have not yet been able to deliver on our obligation" to contribute to the "de-escalation of tensions" and that the situation in Crimea and rising tensions in eastern Ukraine has further deepened." UNTV

13 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

The Security Council expressed its full support for UN special envoy for Lakhdar Brahimi's efforts to find a political solution to the Syrian conflict. Brahimi said he needs, "all those who can help to make sure that if and when we have the third round it will be a little bit more productive than the [...]

13 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / CAR RELIGIOUS LEADERS

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met today in New York with three religious leaders from the Central African Republic (CAR), whom he described as a "powerful symbol of their country's longstanding tradition of peaceful coexistence." UNTV

13 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

French ambassador Gérard Araud said that the situation in Ukraine was  "worsening by the day." He said the upcoming referendum in Crimea was  "very dangerous",  and called on the Russians to "not go down this road." UNTV

10 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

The Security Council held its fourth meeting on Ukraine, this time called by the United Kingdom, in yet another attempt to push diplomatic efforts to ease the crisis in the country. Deputy-Secretary-General Jan Eliasson briefed members in a closed-door meeting via video-conference, his first since arriving in Ukraine on Monday. UNTV

6 Mar 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA TALKS ARRIVALS

Discussions aimed at ending the conflict in Syria continued at the UN’s Geneva office on Wednesday. CH UNTV

12 Feb 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / BRAHIMI

The UN Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said that the Syrian government and the opposition ended their first round of peace talks in Geneva with slow but modest progress. Talks are set to resume on 10 February. CH UNTV

31 Jan 2014 | Read More »

 

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