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01.06.01 – POLITICAL EVENTS AND ISSUES

UN / SYRIA BAN DE MISTURA

At Security Council, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN special envoy for Syria outlined a “way forward” on political solution for war-torn Syria. UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Jul 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / HIGH LEVEL FORUM

The High-Level Partnership Forum opened Wednesday in Mogadishu to review the country's progress in political, security and economic sectors.The 2-day forum is co-hosted by Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Nicholas Kay. UNSOM

29 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / BURUNDI

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights told Security Council Thursday, "what the people of Burundi are telling us is that they fear their country is on the brink of devastating violence. The risk to human life, and to regional stability and development, is high." UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA CONSULTATIONS

As part of the ongoing Geneva Consultations on Syria, Special Envoy de Mistura met with Randa Qasis, President and Founder of the Movement of the Pluralistic Society, today, as well as with Amr al-Sarraj from Syrian Center for Political and Strategic Studies. UNTV CH

13 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / HILLARY CLINTON PRESSER

Commenting on the letter sent by US Republican Senators to Iranian authorities on ongoing nuclear negotiations,  former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told reporters at the UN that the "letter from Republican Senators was out of step with the best traditions of American leadership and one has to ask what was the purpose of [...]

10 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

A UN's top political affairs official told Security Council that Eastern Ukraine appears to be “in limbo” as peace efforts stall, adding in "the road ahead will be difficult but it is critical that all concerned strictly adhere to and commence good-faith implementation" of the Minsk agreement. UNIFEED-UNTV

6 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UKRAINE / DESTROYED TOWN

Nikishino is a town of 900 people on the frontline in Ukraine. Fighting here was so intense that only four people were able to stay from August until the ceasefire in mid-February. UNHCR

5 Mar 2015 | Read More »

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 »

 

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