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UNHCR / CALAIS MIGRANTS

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees welcomed the joint Franco-British declaration on the situation in Calais and the associated action plan announced today. UNHCR / FILE

20 Aug 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / PANSIERI RESIGNATION

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Friday denounced allegations in media that the resignation of Deputy High Commissioner Flavia Pansieri was linked to the ongoing investigations into the handling of the alleged sexual abuse of children by French troops in CAR. UNTV CH

24 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 / LABOUR SUMMIT

Addressing the ILO labour Summit in Geneva, French President François Hollande said that the fight against climate change was "in no way a threat to employment. ILO  

11 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / OHCHR ON SEXUAL ABUSE

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights wants an investigation into why French authorities did not investigate allegations of sexual abuse of children by French peacekeeping troops in the Central African Republic in 2013 and 2014.  UNTV CH

8 May 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / SEX ABUSE

Journalists and media organisations are being asked to exercise restraint in their handling of information about serious allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse of children by French military personnel in the Central African Republic, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said Friday during a news briefing in Geneva. OHCHR

1 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / FABIUS IRAN

Commenting on Iran’s nuclear program, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius told reporters “as the civilian use of nuclear is concerned, Iran has all the rights, one hundred percent. But so far, as atomic bomb is concerned the answer is no”, adding in “we want an agreement, but this agreement has to be robust.” UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / FRANCE NEW RESOLUTION

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said today his country would propose a new resolution on the Israeli – Palestinian conflict "in the coming weeks." UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Mar 2015 | Read More »

 

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