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01.06.01 – POLITICAL EVENTS AND ISSUES

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 »

UN / LAVROV

Russian Minister for Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov affirmed that the situation in Ukraine is a result of the crisis in the European security system. UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / LIBYA

At a High-Level meeting on Libya in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said "time is of the essence. Our collective approach should be anchored in the principles of non-interference inLibya's internal affairs and respect for its national sovereignty. There is no space for violence in the political transition process." [...]

25 Sep 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / FELTMAN

Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, was in Kabul where he met with the two Presidential candidates who he said have reaffirmed their commitment to getting a political agreement on a national unity government. UNAMA

11 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GAZA / KRAHENBUHL

UN relief works agency (UNRWA) Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl’s visited one of the UNRWA schools in Gaza that serve as shelters for the people fleeing the northern parts of the Gaza Strip. UNRWA

14 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / IRAQ NIKOLAY MLADENOV

The head of the UN Mission in Iraq Nikolay Mladenov called the situation in the country "grave" and said that the conflict could easily become a sectarian war between neighbours "that have taken quite firm positions towards what is happening here in Iraq." UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

A senior UN official told the Security Council that while there have been several steps recently to help de-escalate tensions in Ukraine, including a ceasefire that seems to be holding and the start of peace talks, the situation on the ground remains deeply worrying. UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / EGYPT SENTENCES

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN human rights chief  Navi Pillay expressed “shock” and  "deep concern" over recent court decisions in Egypt, including confirmation of 183 death sentences as well as heavy jail sentences for three Al Jazeera journalists and 11 other defendants who were tried in absentia.  UNIFEED-UNTV

23 Jun 2014 | Read More »

 

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