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14.04.02 – CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

UN / CRIME AND JUSTICE

At a debate on integrating crime prevention and criminal justice in the post-2015 development agenda, the Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson, stressed that there can be no peace without development and no lasting peace or sustainable development without respect for human rights and the rule of law. UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / TAUBIRA TERRORISM

Following the meeting on terrorism at the United Nations headquarters, French justice minister told journalists that "vis-à-vis those who engage in terrorism, we need to show unwavering efficiency and sanction them, and at the same time we need to dry out the source where they recruit them." UNIFEED-UNTV

10 Feb 2015 | Read More »

ICJ / CROATIA SERBIA

The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the UN's principal judicial organ, has today rejected both Croatia's claim of genocide against Serbia and Serbia's counter-claim of genocide against Croatia. This Court's judgment is final and cannot be appealed against. ICJ

3 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / CAR

The Commission of Inquiry on the Central African Republic (CAR) concluded that "crimes against humanity were widely committed by all parties to the conflict" but said “evidence did not amount to the conclusion that there was a genocide or genocidal intent.” UNIFEED-UNTV

21 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UN / FERGUSON

Regarding the Grand Jury's decision not to charge a police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said the High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein urged all protestors to avoid violence and destruction in the wake of that decision. UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Nov 2014 | Read More »

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN WRAP

As United Nations marked Tuesday the International Day to End Violence against Women, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said "let us commit ourselves together starting from today and all the year around, to put an end to this global disgrace. Let us make this world better for all and harmonious and peaceful for all." UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / INTERPOL SANCTIONS

The Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeff Feltman, told the Security Council that sanctions not only work but are also "fairly economical." UNIFEED – UNTV

25 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / TRAFFICKING PERSONS REPORT

A new UN report says the illegal trafficking in children is on the increase worldwide, adding that girls make up two out of every three child victims, and together with women, account for 70 per cent of overall victims worldwide. UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

24 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / ICJ FIFTH JUDGE

The United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council elected Patrick Lipton Robinson of Jamaica to serve a nine year term as a judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Four other judges had been elected earlier in the month. UNIFEED – UNTV

17 Nov 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / OPIUM SURVEY

A new United Nations-backed study said Afghanistan registered record levels of opium poppy cultivation this year, with the illicit crop being cultivated in an estimated 224,000 hectares of land. The "Afghanistan Opium Survey 2014" indicated a seven percent increase in the total land area used by poppy growers, as compared to last year. UNAMA

13 Nov 2014 | Read More »

 

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