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01.06.02 – HISTORICAL PERIODS

UN / DAG HAMMARSKJOLD DEATH

In a statement read by his spokesperson, UN Secretary-General announced Monday he has conveyed the report of the Independent Panel of Experts about the tragic death of the late Secretary-General, Dag Hammarskjöld, and of the fifteen members of the party accompanying him. UNIFEED-UNTV

6 Jul 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / INDEPENDENCE DAY

Somalis turned up in the thousands all around the country to celebrate the 55th anniversary of Somalia attaining self-rule as a unified country on 1 July 1960. UNSOM

2 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / SREBRENICA GENOCIDE ANNIVERSARY

At a high-level event to remember and honour the victims of the genocide at Srebrenica 20 years ago, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said "the atrocious murder of Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica will forever weigh on the collective conscience of the international community." UNIFEED-UNTV

1 Jul 2015 | Read More »

SAN FRANCISCO / UN CHARTER DAY

At the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the signing of the UN Charter in San Francisco, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said "the drafting of the Charter was a glorious gamble.  Delegates from dozens of countries bet on humanity." UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / SCREENING OF BOOK OF NEGROES

Delegates and guests attended Wednesday evening at the United Nations Headquarters a screening of the miniseries television show the Book of Negroes. Directed by Canadian filmmaker, Clement Virgo, the series had a positive impact in Canada where it was shown for the first time. UNTV FEATURES / BET NETWORK

12 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / ST FRANCIS MANUSCRIPTS

Thirteen medieval manuscripts from the Sacred Convent of St. Francis in Assisi left Italy for the first time in 700 years. The documents are currently being displayed at United Nations headquarters. They will be later shown to the general public at Brooklyn Borough Hall until mid-January. UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / UNESCO TIMBUKTU

With 500,000 euros provided by the European Union, UNESCO will coordinate the reconstruction of destroyed mausoleums, the rehabilitation of mosques and private libraries in Timbuktu, northern Mali, as well as ancient manuscript conservation projects. Fourteen out of 16 designated world heritage sites in Timbuktu were destroyed by armed groups in 2012. UNIFEED-UNTV /FILE

27 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / TRIBUNALS

What began as 'an experiment' in international justice two decades ago have resulted in ensuring accountability for the worst of crimes, officials from the United Nations tribunals dealing with the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda told the Security Council today. UNIFEED-UNTV

5 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / LATIN AMERICAN DEMOCRACY

The new Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for Latin America and the Caribbean said  that although Latin America has achieved significant progress in many areas, including gender participation and there are now 5 women heads of state, "women participation in decision making processes is still limited and far from achieving equality." UNIFEED [...]

16 May 2014 | Read More »

UN / PEACEKEEPING MEDAL

The Security Council today (8 May) decided to create "the Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage" in honour of a United Nations peacekeeper credited with saving scores of Rwandans from death during the 1994 genocide. UNIFEED – UNTV

8 May 2014 | Read More »

 

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