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GENEVA / SYRIA HRC

The United Nation’s top human rights body extended its probe of suspected abuses in Syria for another year.  CH UNTV

28 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / KIDNAP RANSOM

The United Nations (UN) Security Council adopted unanimously today (27 Jan) its first standalone Resolution tackling terrorists kidnapping for ransom. It calls on all Member States to prevent terrorists from benefiting directly or indirectly from ransom payments. UNTV

27 Jan 2014 | Read More »

UN/ BLAIR WRAP

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said that in the 21st Century "education is a security issue" and it should be used to "open young minds" to "those who are culturally and religiously different. Asked about reports that his government allowed the NSA to collect information on British citizens, he said that it must be [...]

21 Nov 2013 | Read More »

GA / UK/RUSSIA/CHINA

Commenting on military interventions, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that "recent years has proven that they are ineffective, meaningless and destructive", adding that this was an "extremely dangerous path leading to the erosion of the foundations of today's world order and subversion of the WMD non-proliferation regimes." UNTV  

27 Sep 2013 | Read More »

GA / SYRIA DRAFT RESOLUTION

The United States and the Russian Federation announced tonight that they have reached a compromise draft resolution for the elimination of chemical weapons in Syria. UNTV

26 Sep 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 »

UN / 2013 OLYMPICS

Hand-over of symbolic baton from UK Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant, following the London 2012 Olympics, to Brazil's Ambassador Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado, for the Rio 2016 Olympics. UNTV

29 Jul 2013 | Read More »

IMF / UK OUTLOOK

The International Monetary Fund says despite some recent good signs of an uptick in growth, the U.K.is still far from a strong sustainable recovery. IMF  

17 Jul 2013 | Read More »

UN / CAMERON-SYRIA

Talking to journalists today at the United Nations on the situation in Syria, United Kingdom's Prime Minister David Cameron says that if there is no engagement with the opposition, "then we shouldn't be surprised if extremist elements in that opposition grow". UNTV

15 May 2013 | Read More »

UN/ POST 2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

United Kingdom's Prime Minister David Cameron, one of the Co-Chairs of the Secretary-General's High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, briefs journalists on the steps to take after the U.N. Millennium Development Goals expire in 2015.  UNTV

15 May 2013 | Read More »

 

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