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01.06.01 – POLITICAL EVENTS AND ISSUES

HAITI / SECURITY COUNCIL WRAP

Members of the United Nations Security Council are in Haiti for a three-day visit in a bid show its solidarity with the government and people of Haiti and to "urge Haiti's political actors to work cooperatively and without further delays to ensure the holding of free, fair, inclusive, and transparent legislative, partial senatorial, municipal and [...]

24 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UN / BURUNDI

The Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman told the Security Council that Burundi has made substantial progress, overcoming formidable challenges since the end of the civil war. He stressed that the 2015 elections present Burundians with the opportunity to further strengthen peace consolidation. UNIFEED-UNTV

21 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / DE MISTURA PRESSER

The Special Envoy for Syria for the Secretary-General, Staffan de Mistura, said he was engaged in intense discussions with the Syrian Government and the opposition forces regarding a freeze in the city of Aleppo. He added he looked favorably on potential meetings in Cairo and Moscow as starting points for a political dialogue among Syrians. UNTV [...]

15 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / LIBYA

The United Nations (UN) is gearing up to kick-start a new round of political talks this week in Geneva aimed at easing the deepening political and security crisis afflicting Libya. The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Bernardino Leon told reporters “it’s going to be a long process, it's going to be difficult", adding in [...]

14 Jan 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / PEACEBUILDING

Speaking at a high level meeting in Mogadishu, the Somalia's president Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud said the country "must be allowed to lead its own transformation in a manner that's compatible to its own circumstances." The meeting reviewed progress made in peacebuilding and the development of Somalia as a Federal Republic, as well as the financial [...]

11 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE SERGEYEV

Ukrainian ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev said "the elections, which have already been recognized by the world leadership, including the Secretary-General of the United Nations, were transparent and fair, and gives a hope that the new Parliament could bring reforms, which are so badly needed in Ukraine." UNIFEED-UNTV

3 Nov 2014 | Read More »

GA / CUBA EMBARGO

For the 23rd consecutive year, the General Assembly has adopted a resolution calling for an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba. UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / PUNTLAND AGREEMENT

The government of Somalia and the Puntland State of Somalia have signed an agreement to resume relations and work together on peace and state-building priorities. The agreement is an important step towards ending disagreements over territory and resources and focusing joint efforts on peace and state-building. UNSOM

15 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE SERGEYEV

Ukrainian Ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev told reporters that since Crimean Peninsula was “annexed” by Russia, Ukrainian delegation got used “to hear numerous fictions and even lies from Russian side”, adding in “for every Russian word said here in the UN we immediately delivered facts and figures that unveiled Russian contribution to the escalation of conflict in [...]

3 Oct 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / ASHRAF GHANI

The United Nations (UN) congratulated Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on his inauguration as the new president of Afghanistan and reaffirmed its commitment to cooperate with the national unity government.  UNAMA

29 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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