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17.04.00 – EUROPE

UN / UKRAINE

French ambassador Gérard Araud said that the situation in Ukraine was  "worsening by the day." He said the upcoming referendum in Crimea was  "very dangerous",  and called on the Russians to "not go down this road." UNTV

10 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

The Security Council held its fourth meeting on Ukraine, this time called by the United Kingdom, in yet another attempt to push diplomatic efforts to ease the crisis in the country. Deputy-Secretary-General Jan Eliasson briefed members in a closed-door meeting via video-conference, his first since arriving in Ukraine on Monday. UNTV

6 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE ELIASSON

Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson told reporters in New York that Senior Advisor Robert Serry is in good shape physically after being threatened today during his visit to Crimea,Ukraine, by armed men who ordered him to leave the region. UNTV

5 Mar 2014 | Read More »

SWITZERLAND / MATCH AGAINST POVERTY

UNDP's annual Match against Poverty in Bern pairs up football legends Zinadine Zidane of France and Brazil's Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima against Switzerland. The money from the match will go to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. UNDP

5 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / SECURITY COUNCIL UKRAINE

After heated exchanges between the representatives of the Russian Federation and the United States at the Security Council over the situation in the Ukraine, Ambassador Sylvie Lucas of Luxembourg, Council President for the month of March, said that in ongoing negotiations on other Council issues “for the moment we have not seen that there has [...]

4 Mar 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA/ UKRAINE DISARMAMENT WRAP

Ukraine's ambassador to the UN in Geneva has warned that the Russian invasion of Crimea is a threat to peace and stability in Europe. CH UNTV  

3 Mar 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / LAVROV HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Russia has vowed its troops will remain in Ukraine to protect Russian interests and citizens until the political situation has been “normalised”. CH UNTV  

3 Mar 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / BAN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

At the opening of the UN Human Rights Council inGeneva, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon warned that all sides involved in the fighting inSyria"are on notice." CH UNTV

3 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin today told the Security Council that Russia's military deployment in and around Crimea was "completely legitimate under Russian law, given the extraordinary situation in the Ukraine." UNTV

3 Mar 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / UKRAINE BAN

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told delegates inGenevait was “critical to ensure full respect for and the preservation of Ukraine's independence, unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity".  He urged the Russian Federation"to refrain from any acts and rhetoric that could further escalate the situation and instead to engage constructively and through peaceful means with Ukraine." CH UNTV

3 Mar 2014 | Read More »

 

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