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17.03.01 – ASIA

UN / DPRK

The UN  Security Council today kicked off a debate on  human rights in the Peoples' Democraticp People’s Republic of Korea , with a call that a case be referred to the International Criminal Court. UNIFEED UNTV

22 Dec 2014 | Read More »

ROME / TSUNAMI

Ten years after the world’s worst natural disaster in living memory roared across the shorelines of South and Southeast Asia, countries in the region are better prepared to deal with tragedies like the tsunami, but there is still room for improvement, the United Nations’ food agency (FAO) said today.  FAO

22 Dec 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / XMAS CRISIS

Lean holiday season is looming for some 1.8 million Iraqis displaced by ISIL as funding for United Nations World Food Programme dwindles. WFP

22 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN/ AFGHANISTAN

Leaders of the UN's mission in Afghanistan said today that although the  Taliban insurgents, reacting to UN efforts, have publicly  claimed to have changed their methods  and have promised to protect civilians, they still cause the majority of  civilian casualties in that country. UNAMA

19 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / DPRK

  The UN General assembly today voted to ask the UN Security Council to refer the human rights situation in the People's Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK) to the International Criminal Court. UNIFEED UNTV

18 Dec 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ- LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) appealed today in Berlin for close to US$1.5 billion in 2015 to feed over 6.5 million Syrians displaced inside their country and sheltering in neighbouring countries. WFP  

18 Dec 2014 | 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 / BAN-PAKISTAN

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (16 December) condemned "in the strongest possible terms" what he called the "heinous" and "bloodcurdling" Taliban attack on a school in Pakistan. UNIFEED UNTV

16 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

The United Nations top humanitarian official told the Security Council today (15 December) that despite the adoption of previous council resolutions,  calls to end the "relentless violence" in Syria have been ignored. UNIFEED UNTV

15 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / MIDEAST

A top UN diplomat for the Middle East Peace Process, urged that now is the time to "rebuild trust" in order to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. UNIFEED UNTV

15 Dec 2014 | Read More »

 

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