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UN / ARGENTINA DEFAULT

Commenting on Argentina's default, a UN spokesperson said "the Secretary-General's foremost concern is for the Argentine people", adding that "this case has raised crucial questions regarding sovereign debt restructuring processes. " UNIFEED-UNTV

31 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / FALKLANDS ISLANDS [MALVINAS]

The UN Decolonization Committee approved another resolution calling on Britain and Argentina to negotiate a solution to their dispute over the Falkland Islands. UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Jun 2014 | Read More »

GA / ARGENTINA DEBT

Argentina's minister of economy Axel Kicillof told members of the Group of 77 (G-77) and China that Argentina respects its international commitments and wants to pay its debt, but "they do not let her." UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Jun 2014 | Read More »

WASHINGTON DC/IMF BRIEFING

The IMF said that it has not had discussions with the Ukrainian authorities over the past two weeks. The Fund said it welcomed the US budget agreement and also provided updates on Portugal and Argentina. IMF  

12 Dec 2013 | Read More »

IMF / BRIEFING

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) welcomed the European Central Bank's decision to cut interest rates on Thursday and said that it's had constructive talks with Argentina about its data. IMF

7 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 »

GA / LATIN AMERICA WRAP 2

President Cristina Fernández of Argentina, in her address to the General Assembly  asked, "what's the difference between death through machine gun, anti-personnel mine, a missile, a grenade, and a chemical weapon?" UNTV

24 Sep 2013 | Read More »

UN / KIRCHNER PEACE AND SECURITY

At an open debate on peace and security, Argentina's president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner called for the need to review and restructure UN institutions specifically the Security Council, saying that when managing conflict includes the right of veto, "then resolutions are more difficult to achieve and sometimes impossible." (UNTV)

7 Aug 2013 | Read More »

UN / SNOWDEN MERCOSUR

Ministers of the MERCOSUR trade bloc met with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today to voice their "serious" concern over the latest allegations by former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden that theUSwas spying on South American countries. (UNTV)  

5 Aug 2013 | Read More »

IMF / ARGENTINA

During the IMF bi-weekly press briefing, William Murray, IMF Deputy Spokesperson and Advisor of the Communications Department, explained the rationale behind this week's announcement that the IMF's Managing Director had withdrawn her recommendation that the IMF Executive Board file an amicus curiae brief in the Argentina case. IMF

25 Jul 2013 | Read More »

 

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