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01.06.02 – HISTORICAL PERIODS

GA / HOLOCAUST SPIELBERG WRAP

In an interview with UNTV following a special event commemorating the victims of the Holocaust, filmmaker and founder of the "Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation", Steven Spielberg, said "bystanding is almost the worst one can do" when "something that we could take action against is happening right before our eyes." UNTV/ ARCHIVE

27 Jan 2014 | Read More »

UN/ MASS ATROCITIES WRAP

At an event commemorating the twenty years since the Rwanda Genocide, Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire, who was the Force Commander of the UN peacekeeping mission, said he was "still pissed off" as "there are still hundreds of thousands who are slaughtered and millions upon millions who are internally displaced and refugee. And it still hasn't gained [...]

15 Jan 2014 | Read More »

UN / DALLAIRE GENOCIDE

Twenty years after the Rwandan Genocide, the former Force Commander of the UN peacekeeping force, Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire, said that in the previous months "the international community did its best to ignore Rwanda. It wasn't under the radars, it was of no self-interest, it was of no strategic value." UNTV

14 Jan 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / BRAHIMI

The United Nations Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the League of Arab States for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi said that "we are just one name short of agreement about participants" as there is yet no agreement with the United States over Iran's participation in the upcoming International Conference on Syria.CH UNTV

20 Dec 2013 | Read More »

GA / MANDELA

The UN General Assembly paid tribute to the life and memory of Nelson Mandela, who passed away on 5 December at the age of 95. The event was attended by High UN officials and Member States representatives. UNTV/ FILE

19 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / MANDELA WRAP

The GA observed a moment of silence to mark the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela, the flag was lowered to half mast at UN duty stations around the world. Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said that we should remember Mandela today, but carry his spirit with us everyday by "speaking out against prejudice [...]

6 Dec 2013 | Read More »

GAZA/ ARCHIVES

The work of UNRWA photographers and filmmakers since the establishment of the Agency in 1950 is currently being unveiled in a digitization project that is making the audiovisual history of the Palestine refugees available in the modern media era. UNRWA photographers and filmmakers are the main contributors to this collection, spanning from the aftermath of [...]

27 Nov 2013 | Read More »

POLAND / BAN AUSCHWITZ

Visiting the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland, where millions of Jews and members of other minorities perished during the Second World War, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged that its victims be honored by ensuring dignity and fundamental freedoms for all. CH UNTV

18 Nov 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / RADIO MOGADISHU ARCHIVE DIGITIZATION

After more than 60 years of analogue storage in an inadequate environment, the Radio Mogadishu audio archive is being digitized in order to save it from deterioration and introduce the unique Somali historical recordings to new audience. AU/UN IST

16 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN / CUBA

The UN General Assembly voted again overwhelmingly, for the 22nd year in a row to condemn the United States embargo against Cuba. UNTV

29 Oct 2013 | Read More »

 

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