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17.06.00 – OCEANS AND SEAS

UN / PALAU OCEANS

The President of the Republic of Palau, Tommy E. Remengesau Jr., announced his intention to close Palau's territorial waters to commercial fishing. UNTV

4 Feb 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOMALIA

The United Nations Security Council reiterated its calls on the international community to fight piracy and armed robbery at sea, which continue to pose a threat to the delivery of humanitarian aid to the country. In its resolution, the Council urged Member States to work in conjunction with relevant international organizations to adopt legislation to [...]

18 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN / OCEANS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Ambassador Stuart Beck of Palauand Ghislaine Maxwell, Founder of the TerraMar Project, discuss with journalists how to incorporate the health of oceans into the 2015 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). UNTV

25 Jun 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / HURRICANE SANDY

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says that its Hurricane Committee has retired the name Sandy from the official rotating list of Atlantic Basin tropical cyclone names due to the destruction it caused in October last year. CH UNTV

12 Apr 2013 | Read More »

WHO / CORONAVIRUS

The World Health Organization confirmed Tuesday (25 September) that the new virus found in two men from theArabian Peninsula, is not the SARS virus and differs from the SARS virus in that it causes very rapid renal failure. WHO

25 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / OCEANS

United Nations Secretary-General   Ban Ki-moon Sunday (12 August) launched a new initiative to protect the oceans and the people whose livelihoods depend on it, and called on countries to work together to achieve a more sustainable management of this precious resource and address the threats it is currently facing. WORLD BANK / TELEVICIONMALDIVES

13 Aug 2012 | Read More »

UN / ARGENTINA FALKLAND ISLANDS (MALVINAS) WRAP

Argentina’s foreign minister Héctor Marcos Timerman and the United Kingdom’s (UK) Ambassador to the UN Mark Lyall Grant held consecutive press conferences at headquarters today (10 Feb) to discuss Argentina’s submission of a formal complaint regarding the UK’s militarisation of the South Atlantic. UNTV

10 Feb 2012 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / CIVILIAN CASUALTIES 2011

The number of civilian casualties resulting from the conflict in Afghanistan has risen for a fifth consecutive year, the United Nations reported Saturday, blaming a change in tactics by the Taliban and other anti-Government forces for the higher death toll. UNAMA

6 Feb 2012 | Read More »

UN / WORLD OCEANS DAY

While commemorating 'World Oceans Day’ at the United Nations Dr. Sylvia Earle from National Geographic Explorer says that Oceans are vital not just to sea life but “it’s our life support system”. UNTV/ FILE

8 Jun 2010 | Read More »

ARCTIC / BAN KI-MOON

The Secretary-General wraps up his visit to Norway after ending a boat trip that took him to the Arctic Circle Tuesday, where he stood on the ice and urged world leaders to take action against climate change. UNTV

2 Sep 2009 | Read More »

 

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