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15.03.00 – PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION

SOMALIA / BELET WEYNE EID

In Belet Weyne, South-Central of Somalia, multitudes headed Monday to the mosques to mark Eid-ul-Futr. They were joined in prayer by AMISOM Djiboutian troops working together with the Somali National Army to ensure peace and stability in the area. AMISOM

28 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / MIDDLE EAST PEACE PROCESS

Israeli Ambassador Ron Prosor said that UN special envoy Robert Serry had taken "destructive steps that aggravated tensions on the ground." The response came after  Serry had expressed dismay that a peaceful Easter procession led by Palestinian Christians through Jerusalem’s Old City was disrupted by Israeli security forces. UNIFEED – UNTV  

29 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / CAR RELIGIOUS LEADERS WRAP

Following a meeting with the Secretary-General, religious leaders from Central African Republic (CAR) said that that representatives of Muslim, Catholic and Evangelical congregations want to see their nation back on the road of peace and progress and came to New York to, "present the security situation as well as humanitarian situation in our country and [...]

14 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / CAR RELIGIOUS LEADERS

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met today in New York with three religious leaders from the Central African Republic (CAR), whom he described as a "powerful symbol of their country's longstanding tradition of peaceful coexistence." UNTV

13 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN/ BLAIR WRAP

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said that in the 21st Century "education is a security issue" and it should be used to "open young minds" to "those who are culturally and religiously different. Asked about reports that his government allowed the NSA to collect information on British citizens, he said that it must be [...]

21 Nov 2013 | Read More »

AUSTRIA / ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tells the 5th Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations today inViennathat when discriminatory attitudes "are left unchallenged, racists feel empowered". UNTV

27 Feb 2013 | Read More »

UN / POPE RESIGNATION

The Vatican announced today that Pope Benedict XVI will shortly resign for health reasons. Five years ago he visited the United Nations at the invitation of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. FILE

11 Feb 2013 | Read More »

GA / FGM

The Ambassador of Burkina Faso welcomed today’s adoption of a UN General Assembly resolution on female genital mutilation as a strong political signal against a “hateful” traditional practice that was “falsely rooted in religion”. UNTV

20 Dec 2012 | Read More »

UN / RAVI SHANKAR

Famed sitar player Ravi Shankar passed away Tuesday (11 December). Forty-five years ago nearly to the day, Shankar performed alongside violinist Yehudi Menuhin at a Human Rights Day celebration at the United Nations General Assembly. FILE

12 Dec 2012 | Read More »

INDONESIA / BACHELET

The head of the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, Michelle Bachelet spoke at a ministerial meeting of Islamic countries today to underscore the central role that women play in advancing development in all societies. UNTV

4 Dec 2012 | Read More »

 

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