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17.04.00 – EUROPE

UN / SREBRENICA GENOCIDE ANNIVERSARY

At a high-level event to remember and honour the victims of the genocide at Srebrenica 20 years ago, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said "the atrocious murder of Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica will forever weigh on the collective conscience of the international community." UNIFEED-UNTV

1 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / REDFORD CLIMATE CHANGE

Actor and activist Robert Redford told a high level meeting on climate change that today, we can no longer claim ignorance as an excuse for inaction”stressing that  ”nothing less than the fate of our planet will hang in the balance.” UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / CLIMATE CHANGE

Addressing a General Assembly High-Level Event on climate change, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that with only ten negotiating days left ahead a summit  meeting in Paris, negotiations are still moving at a "snail's pace." UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / TERRORISM

The UN Secretary-General condemned "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France today, and said "these heinous attacks will only strengthen the commitment of the United Nations to help defeat those bent on murder, destruction and the annihilation of human development and culture." UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / EU MIGRANTS DECISION

United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) welcomed the decision by the European Council to relocate 40,000 people in need of international protection and to resettle 20,000 refugees. UNTV CH

26 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / FALKLANDS ISLANDS (MALVINAS)

Argentina’s foreign minister, Héctor Marcos Timerman, said Thursday,  "the question of Malvinas Islands is a case of colonialism", adding ,"the British side seeks to disguise an act of usurpation in the garb of self-determination of peoples." UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UNAIDS / HIV WARNING

The world risks a deadly AIDS rebound unless the countries most affected by the virus expand access to antiretroviral treatments and boost their focus on stopping new infections, a new United Nations report has warned. UNIFEED UNAIDS

25 Jun 2015 | Read More »

STRASBOURG / BAN COUNCIL OF EUROPE

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday called on the Council of Europe "to advocate for the protection and rights of people who flee conflict, persecution, entrenched poverty or lack of access to decent work." COUNCIL OF EUROPE

23 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / BAN ON ENCYCLICAL

UN  Secretary-General  Ban Ki-moon Thursday welcomed the papal encyclical released  by  Pope Francis. Ban said that he and the  Pope  agree that climate change is a moral issue that requires collective urgent action. UNIFEED-UNTV

18 Jun 2015 | Read More »

ITALY / REFUGEES IRISH VESSEL

As of June, there have been around 112,000 refugee and migrant arrivals in Europe via the Mediterranean in 2015. On Tuesday, an Irish navy vessel rescued  400 people, bringing them to Southern Italy. Among them were children and pregnant women. UNHCR

17 Jun 2015 | Read More »

 

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