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LIBERIA / ARMS DESTRUCTION

The United Nations Mission in Liberia is helping train Liberian security agencies on registering, marking and destroying weapons. UNMIL

27 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / WEAPONS DESTRUCTION

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) destroyed 25 firearms and hundreds of knives, machetes, and similar weapons confiscated from internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in its protection-of-civilians sites in Juba at a public event held today in its Tomping compound. UNMISS

9 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / BULO MARER LIBERATION

The Somali army and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have liberated the town of Bulo Marer from al-Shabaab militants. The town served as a major route for al-Shabaab insurgents and provided them with steady income obtained through extortion and forceful taxation of residents and travellers.

1 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / LYBIA

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution calling on all parties in Libya to agree to an immediate ceasefire and an end to the fighting. The 15-member body also condemned the use of violence against civilians and called on those responsible to be held accountable. UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / ARMS TREATY ANNIVERSARY

Marking the first anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), UN officials called on all States that have not yet done so to sign and/or ratify the instrument without delay to facilitate its entry into force. UNTV

2 Apr 2014 | Read More »

GA / SMALL ARMS

The Security Council, meeting at the ministerial level, voiced its grave concern at the illicit transfer, destabilizing accumulation and misuse of small arms and light weapons, which perpetuate conflict and instability worldwide and cause significant loss of life. UNTV

26 Sep 2013 | Read More »

GA/ ARMS TREATY WRAP

The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) moved from negotiations to implementation today as more than half of the member states signed on to this unprecedented landmark treaty aimed at reducing the flow of arms around the world. UNTV  

25 Sep 2013 | Read More »

GA/ ARMS TREATY KERRY

US Secretary of State John Kerry signed a landmark United Nations treaty on arms regulation today during the annual General Assembly meeting inNew York. UNTV / FILE  

25 Sep 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / SMALL ARMS SURVEY

The overwhelming majority of people who die from armed violence each year are killed outside of wars and other conflicts and women make up the largest number of victims killed, injured or intimidated with firearms at home, according to the latest global Small Arms Survey. CH UNTV

2 Jul 2013 | Read More »

GA / ARMS TRANSFER TREATY

The United Nations General Assembly approved on Tuesday morning (2 April) the world’s first ever arms treaty regulating the global trade of conventional weapons. UNTV 

2 Apr 2013 | Read More »

 

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