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SVALBARD / BAN DAY ONE

The UN Secretary-General is visiting Svalbard, a Norwegian Island in the high Arctic in a bid to raise awareness about the climate change affecting the region. UNIFEED UNTV

8 Jul 2015 | Read More »

WHO / MERS

The World Health Organization  said  today the outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome  (MERS) in the Republic of Korea did not meet the  conditions for a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. However, it said  there are still many gaps in knowledge of the transmission of the virus between people, and that the outbreak was [...]

17 Jun 2015 | Read More »

KOREA / WORLD EDUCATION FORUM

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova kicked off the 2015 World Educational Forum Tuesday in Incheon, Korea. WEF Pool  

20 May 2015 | Read More »

IMF / ASIA OUTLOOK

Growth in Asia and the Pacific will continue to outperform the rest of the world, and is expected to remain steady at 5.6 percent in 2015, easing slightly to 5.5 percent in 2016, according to the IMF IMF

7 May 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 / 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 »

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 »

IAEA / AMANO REPORT

The head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog called on Iran and Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to cooperate fully to clear up outstanding issues. Yukiya Amano said the nuclear programmes of both countries remain matters of serious concern. IAEA

15 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / DPRK

North Korean Ambassador Ri Tong Il told reporters in New York that the joint military exercises currently being conducted by South Korea and the United States are "not simply an annual routine defensive nature military exercise as the US shamelessly continues to advertise to the international community, but this is strictly and totally aggression war [...]

25 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / DPRK KOREAN PENINSULA

North Korean Ambassador Ri Tong Il said that "the US and South Korea joint military exercises is the root cause of the aggravation of tension on the Korean Peninsula",  adding in “if the UN Security Council is genuinely serious about the peace and security of the Korean Peninsula, the Security Council should put in the [...]

1 Aug 2014 | Read More »

 

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