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17.06.00 – OCEANS AND SEAS

GENEVA / MEDITERRANEAN REFUGEE DEATHS

Twelve bodies were recovered from a boat accident off the coast of Libya on Sunday, bringing the death toll of people crossing the Mediterranean by boat this year to 500. UNTV CH

8 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE SEAFARER

Wednesday 25 June is the “Day of the Seafarer” aimed at recognizing the invaluable contribution seafarers make to international trade and the world economy, often at great personal cost to themselves and their families. IMO

24 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / ŠIMONOVIC

United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonovic, announced today the immediate deployment of a UN monitoring team in Ukraine with the mandate to monitor and report on alleged human rights violations in entire country, including in Crimea.

14 Mar 2014 | Read More »

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 »

 

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