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17.03.02 – OCEANIA

IMF/CAPITAL INFLOWS

A new study by the IMF sayd that the  global panic set in motion by the 2008-09 financial crisis generated an unprecedented output collapse around the world that temporarily had countries moving in close lockstep. IMF

30 Sep 2013 | Read More »

UNISDR / NATURAL DISASTERS

Jerry Velasquez, Head of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) for in Asia-Pacific Regional says that the good news is that less people are dying, but he warns that "the bad news is economic losses are going through the roof”. UNISDR / LINX PRODUCTIONS

15 May 2013 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA-CHEMICAL WEAPONS

Reacting to the first alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians today (19 March) in Syria, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator Robert Carr said that it was "deeply, deeply alarming.”  UNTV

19 Mar 2013 | Read More »

UN / CLIMATE CHANGE AND SECURITY

Tony deBrum, Minister-in-Assistance to the President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands briefs reporters on climate change and security. UNTV

15 Feb 2013 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

Five members of the Security Council today called for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate possible crimes against humanity in Syria.  But British Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant said that at the moment the council did not have the votes necessary to make that happen. UNTV

18 Jan 2013 | Read More »

GA / SECURITY COUNCIL

The General Assembly today elected Argentina, Australia, Luxembourg, the Republic of Korea and Rwanda for two-year terms as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council. UNTV

18 Oct 2012 | Read More »

UN / SMALL STATES

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told the Forum of Small States (FOSS) today (1 October) that none of challenges such as a global financial crisis, climate change, or transnational crime "can be solved by three or four big countries sitting around a table." UNTV

1 Oct 2012 | Read More »

GA / PLENARY WRAP

Iceland's Minister for Foreign Affairs Ossur Skarphÿinsson tells Israel, "don’t bomb Iran". UNTV

29 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / EDUCATION LAUNCH

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (26 September) announced that he has secured 1.5 billion US dollars in commitments for a new initiative to increase access to, and the quality of, education for children worldwide. UNTV

26 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / OCEANS

United Nations Secretary-General   Ban Ki-moon Sunday (12 August) launched a new initiative to protect the oceans and the people whose livelihoods depend on it, and called on countries to work together to achieve a more sustainable management of this precious resource and address the threats it is currently facing. WORLD BANK / TELEVICIONMALDIVES

13 Aug 2012 | Read More »

 

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