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SOMALIA / KURTUNWAAREY LIBERATION

The Somali army and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have liberated the town of Kurtunwaarey from al-Shabaab militants. This move comes after the liberation of three other towns in the region, as the troops advance to Barawe continues. AMISOM

1 Sep 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 / MICHAEL DOUGLAS DISARMAMENT

At  a launch of the book "Action for Disarmament: 10 Things You Can Do!", United Nations Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas called upon high school and college students around the globe to take part in efforts to disarm the world from nuclear and other weapon of mass destruction. UNTV

15 Apr 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 »

UN / IRAN NON-PROLIFERATION

The Chairman of the Security Council Committee that monitors the implementation of the measures imposed by resolutions related to sanctions against Iran briefed members of the Security UN Body. He said that the Committee twice reached out to Iran in relation to incidents investigated by the Panel of Experts, including the intercepted arms shipment in [...]

20 Mar 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 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 »

UN / SYRIA CHEMICIAL WEAPONS

The UN said that it was still in consultations with the Syrian government to ensure   safe and efficient conduct of the mission set to investigate alleged chemical weapons use in the country. Once the government confirms acceptance of the modalities, "the mission will depart without delay." (UNTV)

13 Aug 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 »

 

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