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UN / POWER LGBT

For the first time ever  the Security Council held a meeting on the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) in the Middle East. UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / PALESTINE

UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process told the Security Council  that “support for the two-state solution among both Palestinians and Israelis is fading away.” UNIFEED-UNTV

23 Jul 2015 | Read More »

PALESTINE / GAZA CHILDREN SITUATION

One year on, Palestinian children in Gaza are still trying to recover from the devastating effects of 51 days of hostilities last year, compounded by the slow pace of reconstruction. Those older than six have now witnessed three conflicts in their short lives, and children aged 10 or less have only known life in Gaza [...]

6 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / PALESTINE

UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Nickolay Mladenov said that Israelis and Palestinians must show "historic leadership and personal commitment" to peace and negotiations in the face of the "dangers that lurk" in the region. UNIFEED-UNTV

19 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / BANGURA SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Commenting on her recent trip to the Middle East, the UN special representative on sexual violence Zainab Bangura said in all the countries she visited "sexual violence is being committed strategically in a widespread and systematic manner with a high degree of sophistication by most parties of the conflict."  UNIFEED-UNTV

7 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / MIDDLE EAST MINORITIES

The UN Security Council held a ministerial meeting in an effort to highlight the situation of persecuted minorities in the Middle East and mobilize the international community to find ways to protect the diversity of Middle Eastern societies. UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / REFUGEES IDP REPORT

The UN refugee agency today (7 January)  reported that war in the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere had uprooted an “unprecedented” total of about  5.5 million people during the first six months of 2014. UNIFEED

7 Jan 2015 | 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 »

UN / MIDDLE EAST

Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman told the Security Council that "Israel's policy and practices of settling parts of its population and new immigrants in the occupied Palestinian territory, including occupied East Jerusalem, are in violation of international law." UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Oct 2014 | Read More »

IMF / MIDDLE EAST

The Middle East and North Africa region continues to experience lackluster growth for the fourth year in a row, the IMF said in its latest regional assessment. The IMF's Regional Economic Outlook, released on October 27, projects growth to increase slightly to 2.6 percent this year. Growth could pick up in 2015 if security conditions [...]

27 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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