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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 »

UN / MALI

Success in tackling the ongoing crisis in Mali requires strong military action along with intense focus on the political challenges, while also addressing the dire humanitarian situation in the country, the top United Nations political affairs official stressed today. UNTV

22 Jan 2013 | Read More »

UN / PEACEKEEPING

The United Nations (UN) Security Council today (21 January) endorsed an approach to peacekeeping that focuses  on laying the groundwork for lasting stability in conflict-plagued countries, in the midst of a day-long meeting opened by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.  UNTV

21 Jan 2013 | Read More »

 

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