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16. – SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

GA / ISRAEL WRAP

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the General Assembly (GA) not to be "fooled by Iran's manipulative charm offensive," which he said was "designed for one purpose and for one purpose only, to lift the sanctions and remove the obstacles to Iran's path to the bomb." UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT

On the international day for nuclear disarmament, US Secretary of State John Kerry stated the US President's commitment to ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). He said that the Treaty is about “responsible disarmament and, ultimately, it's about advancing international peace and security by building a different structure on which we can all rely.” UNIFEED-UNTV  

26 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / ROUHANI

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that if countries leading the counter-terrorism coalition in Iraq and Syria "do so to continue their hegemony in the region, they would make a strategic mistake." He noted that "since the pain is better known by the countries in the region," it should be them the ones leading the operations [...]

25 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / CLIMATE SUMMIT WRAP

World leaders agreed to limit global temperature rise to less than 2 degrees Celsius by cutting greenhouse emissions. Gathered at the Climate Summit in New York, global leaders also committed to put a price on carbon and to eliminate fossil fuel subsidies. UNIFEED-UNTV

23 Sep 2014 | Read More »

NEW YORK / RAPIDPRO EBOLA

UNICEF's global innovation team launched RapidPro, an open-source app store for international development. Executive Director Anthony Lake said a new app called mHero was now being developed to be used in the Ebola response "and it will allow us then to check on how the health centers are doing and check daily on the health [...]

22 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / E3 + 3 IRAN

The United States, Russia, China, Britain, France, Germany (E3+3) and Iran, led by European Union Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton, met in a plenary session on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly to follow up the negotiations on Iran's nuclear program. UNIFEED-UNTV

19 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / IRAN

UN Chief  Ban  Ki-moon met Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif at UN Headquarters to discuss Iran’s nuclear program, the human rights situation in the conflict in Iraq and Syria. UNIFEED-UNTV

18 Sep 2014 | Read More »

IAEA / AMANO REPORT

The head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog called on Iran and Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to cooperate fully to clear up outstanding issues. Yukiya Amano said the nuclear programmes of both countries remain matters of serious concern. IAEA

15 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / NUCLEAR TESTS

United Nations officials called for renewed commitment to a world free of nuclear weapons and nuclear tests. Angela Kane, UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs said that the nuclear disarmament "has evolved far beyond the utopian dream so often cited by its critics." UNIFEED-UNTV

10 Sep 2014 | Read More »

CAMBODIA / SOFTWARE RICE EXPORTS

Cambodia is a small country with big goals – it plans to become a major rice exporter by the end of 2015. This means almost tripling their current exports.   But how can struggling rice farmers step up their production when they often barely produce enough to feed their children? Surprisingly, the answer may be found [...]

6 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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