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GA / CLIMATE SUMMIT 2

The Presidents of Iran, France, Brazil, Bolivia, Venezuela and Chile as well as the King of Spain, speak at the Climate Change Summit. Many of the more than 120 Heads of States and Government, business, finance and civil society representatives are expected to announce commitments that will reduce emissions, enhance resistance to climate change and mobilize [...]

23 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA ICC VOTE

The Security Council failed to adopt a resolution on a referral of the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court, with 13 votes in favour and vetoes from China and Russia. UNIFEED – UNTV

22 May 2014 | Read More »

UN / MALI

French Ambassador Gérard Araud praised the Malian Government's roadmap to emerge from the current crisis, while Chadian Ambassador  Bante Mangaral said "the roadmap drown up by the Malian Government is a sign of hope and a good trigger for resuming peace talks." UNTV / FILE

26 Feb 2014 | Read More »

UN / CAR

The Security Council today (5 December) unanimously approved the deployment of French and African troops to the Central African Republic following the rapid deterioration of the security and humanitarian situation in the country in  recent months. US Ambassador Samantha Power said that "what matters right now to the civilians whose lives are hanging in the balance [...]

5 Dec 2013 | Read More »

GA / P5 SYRIA

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon held a luncheon with the foreign ministers of the five permanent members of the Security Council. It had been agreed that the discussion on this occasion would focus entirely on Syria.  UNTV

25 Sep 2013 | Read More »

GA/ SYRIA WRAP

Addressing delegates at the General Assembly, King Abdullah of Jordan said that the flow of Syrian refugees in Jordan could reach one million or 20 percent of the population by next year. Not even the strongest global economies could absorb this demand on infrastructure and resources, let alone a small economy and the fourth water-poorest [...]

24 Sep 2013 | Read More »

PARIS / PEACE PRIZE

French President François  Hollande received UNESCO's peace prize for action in Africa for taking action in January to end the control of insurgents in Northern Mali and bring peace and stability to the region. UNESCO

6 Jun 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / NUCLEAR WEAPONS STATES

The UN Security Council’s five permanent members today in Geneva say that North Korea and Iran pose “serious challenges” to the world’s most important pact on preventing the spread of nuclear arms. CH UNTV

19 Apr 2013 | Read More »

UN / AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL REPORT

Amnesty International launches its annual report on the death penalty. UNTV

10 Apr 2013 | Read More »

UN / MALI

French Ambassador Gerard Araud told reporters at the UN today that he had raised the issue of a UN peacekeeping operation in Mali in the Security Council, but that it would be “several weeks” before a decision could be taken based on an assessment of the security situation. UNTV

6 Feb 2013 | Read More »

 

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