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GA / CUBA EMBARGO

For the 23rd consecutive year, the General Assembly has adopted a resolution calling for an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba. UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Oct 2014 | Read More »

CUBA / BAN HAIRCUT

The Secretary-General gets an impromptu haircut while touring Old Havana. UNTV

28 Jan 2014 | Read More »

UN / CUBA

The UN General Assembly voted again overwhelmingly, for the 22nd year in a row to condemn the United States embargo against Cuba. UNTV

29 Oct 2013 | Read More »

GA / CUBA EMBARGO

The United Nations General Assembly approves with 188 votes in favour, a resolution calling for the end of the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba. UNTV

13 Nov 2012 | Read More »

WFP / CUBA SANDY IMPACT

World Food Programme (WFP) Spokesperson Elisabeth Byrs today said the agency was assisting half a million people in Cuba after Hurricane Sandy hit the island, causing the "worst natural disaster in Cuba for the last 50 years". CH UNTV

6 Nov 2012 | Read More »

GA / PLENARY WRAP 1

The United Nations must focus on achieving results rather than process, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs, John Baird, told the UN General Assembly today (1 October) UNTV

1 Oct 2012 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC SYRIAN RESOLUTION

Members of the Human Rights Council today (28 September) voted to extend the commission of inquiry onSyria, calling for full cooperation from the Syrian authorities with the commission, including granting the team access to the country to carry out their inquiry.  CH UNTV

28 Sep 2012 | Read More »

GUANTANAMO / HUMAN RIGHTS

The UN Human Rights Office expressed its disappointment today over the failure by the U.S. government to close Guantanamo Bay prison. Spokesman for the Office Rupert Colville said that although there have been some “improvements” on the conditions there “it is still not possible for external human rights monitoring to take place.” OHCHR

23 Jan 2012 | Read More »

GA / CUBA

As the General Assembly for the 20th consecutive year overwhelmingly voted to end the US economic blockade on Cuba, Bruno Eduardo Rodriguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba said that “despite the false image of flexibility” portrayed by the Obama Administration, the sanctions “remain intact.” UNTV

25 Oct 2011 | Read More »

UN / CUBA EMBARGO

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla says that two years after President Obama pledged to seek a new beginning with Cuba, “facts confirm that nothing has changed.” UNTV

26 Oct 2010 | Read More »

 

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