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UN / TERRORISM

The UN Secretary-General condemned "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France today, and said "these heinous attacks will only strengthen the commitment of the United Nations to help defeat those bent on murder, destruction and the annihilation of human development and culture." UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / BARDO MUSEUM TUNISIA

In a statement read by his spokesperson, UN Secretary-General condemned the "deplorable" attack on Tunisian museum. According to media reports, 19 people, including 17 foreign tourists, have been killed in the gun attack on the museum, located in central Tunis. UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

18 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / MIGRANTS HUMAN RIGHTS

The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, François Crépeau, expressed concern over the situation of Syrian and other refugees, saying that "there is little appetite, especially in the global north, for resettling these people who have fled a bloody civil war." Crépeau also spoke about the situation of the World Cup sites workforce in [...]

24 Oct 2014 | Read More »

IMF/ MIDDLE EAST

The near-term economic outlook for the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan region has weakened, the IMF said in its latest Regional Economic Outlook for the region, which projects growth to decline to 2¼ percent this year and to pick up in 2014 as global conditions improve and oil production recovers. IMF

12 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UNEP / LEAD PAINT LAUNCH

More than 90 years after theLeague of Nationscalled for a ban on lead in paint, and despite the existence of many safe alternatives, young children and pregnant mothers in the developing world are still exposed to high levels of the dangerous toxin through unsafe paints. UNEP / FILE/ARCHIVE

22 Oct 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / NAVI PILLAY

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay has urged Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to reconsider a decree handing himself sweeping powers, cautioning it clashed with international rights conventions. She also expressed alarm at the current violent unrest in the Tunisian town of Siliana, her spokesman said today. CH UNTV

30 Nov 2012 | Read More »

GA / PLENARY WRAP 1

Israel's Prime Minister said that a red line must be drawn  on Iran's efforts to enrich uranium. UNTV

27 Sep 2012 | Read More »

DOHA / MARZOUKI

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki told UNTV over the weekend that the situation in Tunisia was “extremely fragile” and that people “were getting impatient.” UNTV

23 Apr 2012 | Read More »

WASHINGTON / TUNISIA ESSEBSI

Tunisia’s Prime Minister Béji Caïd Essebsi shares his views on the country’s transition process, upcoming elections and the challenging road ahead. WORLD BANK

4 Oct 2011 | Read More »

UN / TUNISIA ROME STATUTE WRAP

Tunisia is the 116th state and the first country in North Africa to join the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. At a ceremony at the UN headquarters today, Tunisian Ambassador Ghazi Jomaa said the instrument is an effort to “set the foundation of a democratic state embracing principles of democracy, human rights and [...]

24 Jun 2011 | Read More »

 

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