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SAN FRANCISCO / UN CHARTER DAY

At the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the signing of the UN Charter in San Francisco, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said "the drafting of the Charter was a glorious gamble.  Delegates from dozens of countries bet on humanity." UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Jun 2015 | Read More »

IMF / US ECONOMY

The International Monetary Fund downgraded its outlook for the U.S. economic growth to 2.5 percent  based on a disappointing first quarter. IMF

4 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / DPRK SIMONOVIC

During a meeting disrupted by a North Korean delegate, UN Human Rights official Ivan Simonovic said "it is my sincere hope that the international community will continue to examine ways to prevent and punish the crimes that are being perpetrated in the DPRK today." UNIFEED-UNTV

30 Apr 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC TORTURE 2

A top UN human rights investigator said "torture and ill treatment during detention are generalized in Mexico, and occur with impunity," adding in “there are literally hundreds of thousands of concerns or UN complaints and very few cases that are even investigated let alone reaching convictions." UNTV CH

11 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / HILLARY CLINTON PRESSER

Commenting on the letter sent by US Republican Senators to Iranian authorities on ongoing nuclear negotiations,  former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told reporters at the UN that the "letter from Republican Senators was out of step with the best traditions of American leadership and one has to ask what was the purpose of [...]

10 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / DPRK DISARMAMENT

Addressing the Conference on Disarmament, the North Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Ri Su Yong said joint military exercises currently being staged by the United States and South Korea on the Korean peninsula are "unprecedentedly provocative in nature and have an especially high possibility of sparking off a war." UNTV CH

3 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC KERRY

Speaking at the Human Rights Council, the US Secretary of State John Kerry called on the UN to examine human rights violations in Ukraine. UNTV CH

2 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

The Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman told the Security Council  that "Ukraine, as well as its neighbors and the broader region, cannot afford the current, violent status quo. The escalation of fighting threatens to unravel the Minsk Protocols." UNIFEED-UNTV

21 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UN / BAN

  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, today praised the US Senate's release of a report on torture, as "shining light on a dark area." UNIFEED UNTV  

17 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / WORLD ECONOMIC REPORT

Global economic growth is forecast to continue increasing over the next two years, the United Nations reported today, despite legacies from the financial crisis continuing to weigh on growth, and the emergence of new challenges, including high unemployment. UNIFEED-UNTV

10 Dec 2014 | Read More »

 

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