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17.03.01 – ASIA

UN / YEMEN

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reports that some 61 per cent or almost 16 million Yemenis are in need of humanitarian assistance. UNIFEED-UNTV

13 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / ISIL RESOLUTION

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution condemning any engagement in direct or indirect trade, in particular of oil and oil products, and modular refineries and related material, with ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant), ANF (Al-Nusrah Front) and any other individuals, groups, undertakings and entities designated as associated with Al-Qaida. It [...]

12 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / YEMEN

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council "Yemen is collapsing before our eyes.  We cannot stand by and watch." He also called for the protection of human rights, especially the rights to peaceful assembly and to freedom of expression. UNIFEED-UNTV

12 Feb 2015 | Read More »

TURKEY / SURUC REFUGEE CAMP

The new camp in Suruç in Şanlıurfa province is among the 25 camps set up and managed by Turkey. It is the biggest camp in the country so far with capacity to accommodate 35,000 people. UNHCR

11 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / ROSENTHAL PEACEBUILDING

The Chair of the Advisory Group of Experts on the Review of the Peacebuilding Architecture, Gert Rosenthal of Guatemala, told reporters in New York that "there is a feeling in the house that the original expectations when the Peacebuilding architecture was adopted have not been met." UNIFEED-UNTV

11 Feb 2015 | Read More »

JORDAN / REFUGEES PRINCE CHARLES

Britain's Prince Charles on Sunday visited Jordan's largest refugee camp at Za'atari to meet those displaced by the four-year conflict in Syria. During a tour of the camp he spoke to young Syrians who described the challenges of life as refugees. UNCHR

9 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / JAPAN ISIL

The Press Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Yasuhisa Kawamura told reporters at UN Headquarters that “Japan will never give in to terrorism”, adding in “we will stand resolutely as a member of the international community combating terrorism.” UNIFEED-UNTV

5 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / SPANISH PEACEKEEPERS

The members of the Security Council condemned "in the strongest terms" the killing of a Spanish peacekeeper in Lebanon on 28 January 2015 and "are looking forward to the immediate completion of UNIFIL's full and comprehensive investigation."  UNIFEED-UNTV

4 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / MO'AZ AL KASSASBEH

The United Nations condemned the killing of Jordanian Royal Air Force pilot Lt. Mo'az Al-Kassasbeh by Da'esh, "a terrorist organization with no regard for human life." UNIFEED-UNTV

3 Feb 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / UNICEF APPEAL

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a record $3.1 billion appeal, it's largest ever, to help 62 million children in 71 countries caught up in a “new generation” of conflicts and disasters around the world. UNTV CH

29 Jan 2015 | Read More »

 

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