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UN / MIGRANTS HUMAN RIGHTS

The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, François Crépeau, expressed concern over the situation of Syrian and other refugees, saying that "there is little appetite, especially in the global north, for resettling these people who have fled a bloody civil war." Crépeau also spoke about the situation of the World Cup sites workforce in [...]

24 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA DE MISTURA PRESSER

UN Special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura appealed to Turkey to allow volunteer fighters to cross the border with Syria and fight against ISIL militants. UNTV CH

10 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / KOBANE REFUGEES WRAP

Syrian Kurdish refugees fleeing fighting around the Syrian border town of Kobane have told UNHCR officials about atrocities carried out by ISIL militants. UNTV CH / UNHCR

10 Oct 2014 | Read More »

TURKEY / AID AIRLIFT

The first of eight UNHCR aid flights for the surge of refugees fleeing northernSyriahas landed inAdana,Turkey. More than 144,000 Syrian refugees, mainly Kurds, have sought refuge in southern Turkey's Sanilurfa province since last Friday (19 September), fleeing conflict and ISIS advances on towns and villages near Kobani (or Ayn al-Arab) in northern Syria. UNHCR  

25 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / DEBATE 3

Turkish President Erdogan stressed that it has received more than 150,000 Syrian refugees in the last five days and said that Turkey is “one of the most generous countries in the world.” Speaking at the General Assembly in New York, Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez briefed about the financial obstacles facing her country and noted the room [...]

24 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / ISIL 2

Abdullah II Bin Al Hussein, King of Jordan said "there has to be a zero tolerance policy to any country, organization, or individual that facilitates, supports or finances terror groups or provides weapons or promotes propaganda" adding that, "countries cannot comply in one theatre while making mischief in another." Speakers include: UK, Russia, Iraq, Turkey, [...]

24 Sep 2014 | Read More »

TURKEY / SYRIAN REFUGEE EXODUS

Over 130,000 Syrian Kurd refugees have crossed into Turkey from the north of Syria in the last three days. This is one of the largest refugee influxes into Turkey since the start of the Syrian civil war over three years ago.  UNHCR

23 Sep 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / ERBIL AIRLIFT

In response to the deteriorating situation in northern Iraq, UNHCR launched its largest aid pushes aimed at helping nearly half a million people who have been forced to flee their homes. UNHCR

20 Aug 2014 | Read More »

GA / TURKEY KIDNAPPING

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned in the "strongest possible terms” the kidnapping of the Consul-General of Turkey and other diplomatic officers in Mosul, Iraq. He called on the government of Iraq, regional countries and the international community to bring the  perpetrators to justice. UNIFEED-UNTV

11 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / IRAQ

The Security Council deplored in the strongest terms the terrorist attack by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and also condemned the recent terrorist attacks that are being perpetrated against the people of Iraq in an attempt to destabilize the country and region. UNIFEED-UNTV

11 Jun 2014 | Read More »

 

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