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FAO / MDG AWARDS

UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recognizes Chile, China and Morocco as the latest in a growing list of countries to reduce hunger, but urges stronger efforts to eradicate undernourishment. FAO

16 Jun 2014 | 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/ SECURITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

The United Nations General Assembly today elected Chad, Chile, Lithuania, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia to serve as non-permanent members on the Security Council for two-year terms beginning on 1 January 2014. UNTV

17 Oct 2013 | Read More »

GA / LATIN AMERICA WRAP 1

In her speech to the General Assembly's high-level debate President Dilma Roussef of Brazil urged the United Nations to play a leading role in protecting Internet users from illegal interception of communications and data, and decried recent allegations of electronic information spying by the United States Government. UNTV

24 Sep 2013 | Read More »

THE HAGUE / CHILE – PERU

The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, today closed its public hearings in the case concerning the maritime dispute between Peru and Chile. ICJ

14 Dec 2012 | Read More »

THE HAGUE / PERU – CHILE

The International Court of Justice today opened public hearings in the case concerning the Maritime Dispute between Peru and Chile. ICJ

3 Dec 2012 | Read More »

GA / PLENARY WRAP 1

In his address to the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Bhutan, Jigmi Y. Thinley, today (28 September) said, "Deep in our hearts, we know that our very survival on this fragile planet is under threat". Yet, he added that "we share no common vision and fail to think and act in [...]

28 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / RULE OF LAW WRAP 2

United States Attorney General told delegates today at the United Nations that "we've seen, time and again, that there is a strong link between fostering democratic values and supporting the rule of law". UNTV

24 Sep 2012 | Read More »

CHILE / SIX-MONTH ANNIVERSARY QUAKE

February’s 8.8 magnitude earthquake along with the tsunami that followed wiped out entire neighbourhoods in the coastal city of Talcahuano, leaving most of the city’s residents homeless. Now families are living in shacks located on higher ground. The quake left 2 million people affected and nearly 600 dead. UNICEF

26 Aug 2010 | Read More »

HAITI – CHILE / RECONSTRUCTION SURVEY

World Bank disaster experts use mapping technology to understand the extent of damage in Haiti and Chile, enabling the countries to rebuild after the earthquakes. WORLD BANK

22 Mar 2010 | Read More »

 

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