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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 »

ICJ / COLOMBIA – NICARAGUA

The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, today rendered its Judgment in the case concerning the Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaraguav. Colombia). ICJ

19 Nov 2012 | Read More »

GA / PLENARY WRAP 2

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos today called on the United Nations to reform the Security Council. UNTV

26 Sep 2012 | Read More »

BRAZIL / RIO +20 PLENARY WRAP

A flurry of activity continued today (21 June) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the second day of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), which seeks to shape new policies to promote global prosperity, reduce poverty and advance social equity and environmental protection. UNTV

21 Jun 2012 | Read More »

UN / CHILD SOLDIERS

Launching a new report by Watchlist for Children and Armed Conflict entitled: "No One to Trust: Children and Armed Conflict in Colombia", Yvonne Kemper, author of the report says that, "risks for children in Colombia's warzone are increasing." UNTV

3 Apr 2012 | Read More »

IAEA / COASTAL POLLUTION

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is helping twelve countries in the Caribbean region to understand and manage coastal pollution.  Concern over the growing incidence of pollution in the Caribbean has been on the rise, as it has the potential to affect livelihoods dependent on fishing and tourism. IAEA

7 Nov 2011 | Read More »

UN / COCA LEAF

Briefing journalists on Bolivia’s intention to amend the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs in relation to coca leaf chewing. Bolivian Ambassador Pablo Solon says that his country is not looking to have unlimited cultivation of coca leaves. UNTV/ FILE

28 Jan 2011 | Read More »

UN / VENEZUELA

Ambassador Jorge Valero Briceño of Venezuela talks to the press after his meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UNTV

26 Jul 2010 | Read More »

COLOMBIA / IDPS

In Colombia over two decades of conflict has uprooted more than 3 million people. Now authorities warn that the conflict poses a serious threat to the survival of several of Colombia’s indigenous tribes which live in isolated tropical forests- land coveted by the armed factions. UNHCR

18 Jun 2010 | Read More »

COLOMBIA / WOMEN DISPLACED

Indigenous women displaced by the armed conflict in Colombia continue to be the victims of sexual and domestic violence. UNHCR

8 Mar 2010 | Read More »

 

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