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01.06.01 – POLITICAL EVENTS AND ISSUES

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 »

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 »

 

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