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UN / TAUBIRA TERRORISM

Following the meeting on terrorism at the United Nations headquarters, French justice minister told journalists that "vis-à-vis those who engage in terrorism, we need to show unwavering efficiency and sanction them, and at the same time we need to dry out the source where they recruit them." UNIFEED-UNTV

10 Feb 2015 | Read More »

GA / ANTI-SEMITISM

During an informal meeting of the General Assembly to address concerns of a rise in anti-Semitic violence worldwide, top United Nations officials echoed the view of keynote speaker Bernard-Henri Lévy who lamented the renewed advance of this radical inhumanity. UNIFEED-UNTV

22 Jan 2015 | Read More »

BAN / CHARLIE HEBDO 2

The Secretary-General of the United Nations today (9 Jan.) signed a condolences book at the French mission to the United Nations, expressing “the most sincere condolences to the families of the victims and to the people and Government of France on this unacceptable terrorist attack against the magazine Charlie Hebdo. UNIFEED UNTV

9 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / CHARLIE HEBDO

The United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights said "neither Islam nor multiculturalism in Europe is to blame for the bloody attacks two mornings ago." UNTV CH

9 Jan 2015 | Read More »

BAN / PRESSER

The Secretary-General of the United Nations said the Paris attack was "an assault on our common humanity, designed to terrify and incite."

8 Jan 2015 | Read More »

SECURITY COUNCIL / MINUTE OF SILENCE

Members of the Security Council held a minute of silence in memory of the victims of the terrorist attack in Paris, France. UNIFEED-UNTV

8 Jan 2015 | Read More »

BAN / CHARLIE HEBDO

The Secretary-General of the United Nations said the attack on Parisian magazine Charlie Hebdo is a "direct assault on a cornerstone of democracy, on the media and freedom of expression." UNIFEED-UNTV

7 Jan 2015 | Read More »

FRANCE / CALAIS MIGRANTS

The number of asylum seekers and migrants in Calais has increased in the past few months, creating tensions in this French coastal city. They are from Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia, and Eritrea. Nearly all see Calais as a stopping point on their way to UK, where they believe there are better opportunities. UNHCR

28 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / VETO

The Foreign Ministers of France and Mexico debated on the use of veto in situations of gross human rights violations. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said that “when some mass atrocities are committed, we cannot stay paralyzed at the Security Council.” He said that it was a “question of humanity” and a “question of defending [...]

25 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / DEBATE 2

The leaders of Qatar, Egypt, Jordan and France have called on the international community to stand fight the global threat posed by terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria. Speaking before the General Assembly in New York, French President François Hollande said that France will “never give in to blackmail, to pressure, to barbaric acts,” soon after the [...]

24 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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