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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 »

UN / ISIL 2

Abdullah II Bin Al Hussein, King of Jordan said "there has to be a zero tolerance policy to any country, organization, or individual that facilitates, supports or finances terror groups or provides weapons or promotes propaganda" adding that, "countries cannot comply in one theatre while making mischief in another." Speakers include: UK, Russia, Iraq, Turkey, [...]

24 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / UK SYRIA

Friends of Syria expressed their support – making commitments to work with the moderate opposition. Hadi Al-Bahra, President of the Syrian Coalition said that "we were assured in continuous support of Friends of Syria and we were assured that Assad cannot be a partner in the fight against terrorism nor to have any role in [...]

24 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / CLIMATE SUMMIT 3

US President Barack Obama and UK Prime Minister David Cameron, as well as the leaders of Mexico and Samoa, address the UN Climate Summit. Obama said "the alarm bells keep ringing. Our citizens keep marching. We cannot pretend we do not hear them. We have to answer the call.” UNIFEED – UNTV

23 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / LYALL GRANT

United Kingdom ambassador Mark Lyall Grant said there was no unanimity in the Security Council for referring the situation in Gaza to the International Criminal Court (ICC).  UNIFEED-UNTV

4 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / FALKLANDS ISLANDS [MALVINAS]

The UN Decolonization Committee approved another resolution calling on Britain and Argentina to negotiate a solution to their dispute over the Falkland Islands. UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA ICC VOTE

The Security Council failed to adopt a resolution on a referral of the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court, with 13 votes in favour and vetoes from China and Russia. UNIFEED – UNTV

22 May 2014 | Read More »

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 »

 

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