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LEBANON / WINTER AID

As the worst of the winter storm Alexa cleared, UNHCR and its partners were able to resume aid deliveries to vulnerable Syrian refugee communities. Arsal is one of the highest towns in the Bekaa Valley, sitting at an altitude of over 1500 feet.  UNHCR

16 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / OPCW REPORT

Åke Sellström, head of the United Nations Mission to investigate allegations of the use of chemical weapons in Syria, handed over the final report on Thursday to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at Headquarters in New York. UNTV

12 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

A top UN official and Council members today (15 October) voiced alarm at the growing regional dimension of the Syrian conflict. UNTV

15 Oct 2012 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA REFUGEES

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said today (12 October) that refugees who are spread across Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq will require tents specially adopted for the winter months, warm clothing, high thermal blankets, hot water bottles, fuel for heating in addition to the regular supplies of food and water. CH UNTV

12 Oct 2012 | Read More »

UN / MIDDLE EAST

The Secretary-General of the Arab League, Nabil Elaraby, today (26 September) called on the Security Council to "review our calculations" in the way the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is being approached, challenging the Council to act under chapter VII of the UN Charter which provides for possible sanctions or possible use of force. UNTV

26 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / MIDDLE EAST

Jeffrey Feltman, the recently appointed United Nations chief for Political Affairs said  today (22 August) at the United Nations in New York that while direct exchanges had continued between the Palestinian and Israeli authorities, he still was concerned by the lack of progress in the negotiations that could lead to "successful outcomes." UNTV

22 Aug 2012 | Read More »

 

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