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UN / FALKLANDS ISLANDS (MALVINAS)

Argentina’s foreign minister, Héctor Marcos Timerman, said Thursday,  "the question of Malvinas Islands is a case of colonialism", adding ,"the British side seeks to disguise an act of usurpation in the garb of self-determination of peoples." UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / RIGHTS COUNCIL OPENING

A pending threat to cut funding for humanitarian aid to eight million Iraqis is "shameful,"    Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said Monday at the opening session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. UNTV CH  

15 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA CONSULTATIONS

The UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, met today in Geneva with senior officials from the Russian Federation and the United Kingdom to discuss how to help Syrians in moving towards launching a political process. UNTV CH  

14 May 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA BLAIR VISIT

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair met Thursday with new UNMEER Chief Peter Graaff, as he visited the Sierra Leone National Ebola Response Centre (NERC) in the country's capital, Freetown. UNMEER

14 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / SYRIAN OPPOSITION

The head of a Syrian opposition group today asked the UN Security Council for a safe zone in Syria. UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Apr 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / UK TABLOIDS

The UN Human Rights Chief on Friday urged the U.K. authorities, media, and regulatory bodies to take steps to curb incitement to hatred by British tabloid newspapers, in line with the country's obligations under national and international law. OHCHR

24 Apr 2015 | Read More »

JORDAN / REFUGEES PRINCE CHARLES

Britain's Prince Charles on Sunday visited Jordan's largest refugee camp at Za'atari to meet those displaced by the four-year conflict in Syria. During a tour of the camp he spoke to young Syrians who described the challenges of life as refugees. UNCHR

9 Feb 2015 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / PRINCE WILLIAM CORRUPTION

As part of his work as United for Wildlife President, the Duke of Cambridge joined World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim at the opening of the International Corruption Hunters Alliance, addressing more than 300 corruption experts, heads and senior members of anti-corruption and prosecuting agencies; and representatives of international organizations from more than 120 [...]

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 »

UN / PEACEKEEPING

From Mali to the Golan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, United Nations peacekeeping missions are facing increasing challenges as they operate in some of the most difficult security environments around the world, senior UN military officials told the Security Council  as they weighed field strategy for the world body's Blue Helmets. UNIFEED – [...]

9 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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