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18.07.01 – CONFERENCES

UAE / SOLAR PANELS BAN

On the sidelines of the "Ascent" Climate Change Conference in Abu Dhabi, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited SHAMS 1, one of the largest solar power plants in the world, with capacity of 100 megawatts, enough to power 20 000 homes.  AFP POOL

5 May 2014 | Read More »

UAE / ASCENT CLIMATE CHANGE

From the tropics to the poles, from small islands to large continents, and from the poorest countries to the richest, climate change impacts are already widespread, costly and consequential, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in Abu Dhabi to stakeholders gathered  there to consider concrete actions to tackle the phenomenon now – before it is too late. UNTV

4 May 2014 | Read More »

UN / DEATH PENALTY

Speaking at the panel "Moving Away from the Death Penalty – Discrimination against marginalized groups", the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon said that an estimated 160 countries in the world have now either abolish the death penalty or no longer practice it.  UNIFEED – UNTV

24 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

We need to include risk disaster into broader discussion of the post-2015 agenda for sustainable development in order to leave a more resilient world to future generations – said the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his briefing to the General Assembly on the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. UNTV

16 Apr 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / BRAHIMI

The UN Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said he does not expect to achieve “anything substantive” in the first round of Syria peace talks before they end on Friday. CH UNTV

29 Jan 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA/ BRAHIMI GENEVA II

The Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said that Syria’s opposition and government will meet “in the same room” in Geneva on Saturday after the first day of a peace conference ended with no direct talks. He said he never expected the process to be easy, but added that the discussions he has had [...]

24 Jan 2014 | Read More »

MONTREUX / SYRIA PEACE TALKS CONFERENCE WRAP

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon  opened a concerted new effort to end the brutal civil war in Syria, urging the Government, the opposition, and representatives of some 40 other countries and regional organizations to seize the historic opportunity to end the bloodshed. CH UNTV

22 Jan 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA PEACE TALKS

On the eve of the Geneva Conference on Syria the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon  met with European Union High Representative, Catherine Ashton, at the Palais des Nations, Geneva. The meeting was also attended by Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the League of Arab States for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi. CH UNTV

21 Jan 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / BAN DISARMAMENT

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, laying out his position for the future of the Conference and hoping to break a nearly two-decade freeze on negotiations of new arms control accords. CH UNTV

21 Jan 2014 | Read More »

UN / BAN GENEVA II

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced that the Geneva conference on Syria would take place on January 22, 2014, adding that "all parties can and must begin now to take steps to help the Geneva conference succeed, including toward the cessation of violence, humanitarian access, release of detainees and return of Syrian refugees and internally displaced people [...]

25 Nov 2013 | Read More »

 

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