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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 / SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS

Special Coordinator of the UN-OPCW Joint Mission Sigrid Kaag told reporters that "one third of the Syria's chemical weapons materials has been removed or destroyed”, adding that the end of June deadline for the total destruction or removal of its chemical arsenal was still achievable. UNTV

5 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS

Special Coordinator of the UN-OPCW Joint Mission Sigrid Kaag told reporters that the 30 June 2014 deadline to complete the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons can be met. However, US ambassador Samantha Power demanded Assad's government "to stop its foot-dragging" to move those materials. UNTV

6 Feb 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA KAAG WRAP

In an interview following her briefing to the Security Council, the Special Coordinator of the OPCW-UN Mission Sigrid Kaag said "there was no reason to assume" that the deadline for the elimination of Syria's chemical weapons programme would not be met, however, she underlined that security was still a "grave concern". UNTV

8 Jan 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS

The Joint Mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the United Nations confirms that an initial quantity of priority chemical materials was moved from two sites to the port of Lattakia, in Syria, for verification and was then loaded onto a Danish cargo ship today. The vessel left the port [...]

7 Jan 2014 | Read More »

UN/ SYRIA REAX

After a briefing by the Secretary-General to the Security Council on the findings of Åke Sellström's final report on the use of chemical weapons in Syria, Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said it was "absolutely obvious that on August 21 a large scale provocation was staged" by rebels in order to bring on foreign military intervention [...]

16 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / CHEMICAL WEAPONS WRAP

The head of the United Nations Mission to investigate allegations of the use of chemical weapons in Syria, Åke Sellström, underlined today that the mandate of the team was only to report on the use of chemical weapons. In that sense -he explained during a press conference- the team gathered as much information as it could. [...]

13 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS

Commenting on reports about whether Croatia would be involved in the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons, the Spokesperson of the UN Secretary-General said that what must be eliminated are chemicals stored or prepared by Syrian authorities, not chemical weapons. UNTV

11 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA OPCW

Special Coordinator of the UN-OPCW Joint Mission Sigrid Kaag told reporters that the joint mission is operating in a war zone and security is "a daily concern." US ambassador Samantha Power dispelled a myth about the chemical weapons agreement "it has not changed the position on Assad, this is not something he wanted and it [...]

5 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA UPDATE

The UN and the OPCW, dealing with Syria's chemical weapons programme, report that they have now visited 18 of the sites disclosed by Syria and that the work to render critical equipment inoperable "has begun at nearly all those sites." UNTV

23 Oct 2013 | Read More »

 

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