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A Syrian family finds a new home in Germany, and medical assistance for  a rare blood disease for their two sons.  UNHCR

10 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GERMANY / SYRIAN REFUGEES

A Syrian refugee finds a home in Germany, schooling for himself and his family and medical support for his son who was born near deaf. UNHCR

8 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / WWI CHRISTMAS TRUCE

UN officials and ambassadors commemorated the Centenary of the First World War Christmas Truce, when German and British soldiers spontaneously put down their guns, sang Christmas Carrols and played football together. UNIFEED – UNTV

5 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GA / DEBATE 2

The Russian Minister for Foreign Affairs told the General Assembly that "Washington has openly declared its right to the unilateral use of military force anywhere to advocate its own interests." Lavrov said that "military interference has become a norm even despite its dismal outcome of all operations of force the US has carried out over [...]

27 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / HOLOCAUST SPIELBERG WRAP

In an interview with UNTV following a special event commemorating the victims of the Holocaust, filmmaker and founder of the "Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation", Steven Spielberg, said "bystanding is almost the worst one can do" when "something that we could take action against is happening right before our eyes." UNTV/ ARCHIVE

27 Jan 2014 | Read More »

GA / SECURITY COUNCIL REFORM

Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri told the General Assembly that "the excerise of Security Council reform cannot be seen to go on until the cows come home" and pointed out that recent events around the world "have put into question not only the representativeness, but also  the credibility of the Security Council." UNTV

7 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN / WITTIG

Briefing reporters on the end of Germany's two-year tenure as a Security Council member this month, Ambassador Peter Wittig said the conflict in Syria was a "depressing showcase" of the Council's failure to employ preventive diplomacy. He also commented on Susan Rice's withdrawal from the race for US Secretary of State. UNTV

14 Dec 2012 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIAN REFUGEE NUMBERS

With a small but growing number of Syrian asylum seekers arriving in countries of the European Union, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) today (16 October) stressed to EU member states the importance of adhering to the principles of the Common European Asylum System. CH UNTV  

16 Oct 2012 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

A top UN official and Council members today (15 October) voiced alarm at the growing regional dimension of the Syrian conflict. UNTV

15 Oct 2012 | Read More »

GA / PLENARY WRAP 1

In his address to the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Bhutan, Jigmi Y. Thinley, today (28 September) said, "Deep in our hearts, we know that our very survival on this fragile planet is under threat". Yet, he added that "we share no common vision and fail to think and act in [...]

28 Sep 2012 | Read More »

 

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