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MYANMAR / FLOODS

Excessive rainfall in late July has disrupted life in Milongkyaung Village, an island in Central Myanmar where some 1,700 people live.  Rice fields were submerged during the flooding, destroying this year's rice crop, and wrecking homes in the aftermath. UNTV

20 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / DARFUR

A top UN official Wednesday said security situation remained very serious in Darfur, with continued need for substantial humanitarian assistance and limited progress in the peace process, adding that the second phase of the Government's military offensive "Operation Decisive Summer" had resulted in high numbers of newly displaced people. UNIFEED-UNTV

10 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / COTE D'IVOIRE

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Côte d’Ivoire, Aïchatou Mindaoudou, told the Security Council that the October presidential elections will take place “in an environment very different from 2010″ which, she said, was “marred by terrible violence.” UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / WOMEN AND SLAVERY

The "Women and Slavery" exhibit officially opened on Thursday (12 Mar) at UN Headquarters in New York as part of the Remember Slavery Programme managed by the Department of Public Information (DPI).  The programme honours the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade. UNTV FEATURES

13 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / POLIO ERADICATION

On the eve of World Polio Day, UNICEF’s team leader for polio said that “ninety-nine-point nine percent” of the disease has been eradicated from the world. UNIFEED-UNTV/RECENT

23 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / NORTH KOREA HUMAN RIGHTS

The Chair of the Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said he read "every word" of the human rights report issued by the government of the DPRK and they accept universal human rights, "but to accept it and implement it, it must accord with our (DPRK) decision and our [...]

22 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / GREENHOUSE GASES

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warned of the record high in the level of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere in 2013. WMO said that CO2 levels increased more between 2012 and 2013 than during any other year since 1984, possibly due to reduced CO2 uptake by the earth's biosphere and steadily increasing CO2 emissions. UNTV [...]

9 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA WRAP

After two days of discussion on potential Ebola therapies and vaccines, more than 150 participants, representing the fields of research and clinical investigation, ethics, legal, regulatory, financing, and data collection, identified several therapeutic and vaccine interventions that should be the focus of priority clinical evaluation. WHO/UNTV/CDC

5 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE SERGEYEV

Ukrainian Ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev said that Ukraine is seeking an "advanced status" within the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). He said that a Ukrainian delegation is at the alliance summit, in Wales, negotiating the supply of "non-lethal equipment” for self-protection, for communication purposes and for “rebuilding military infrastructure.”

4 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SAMOA / SIDS IMF

At the Small Islands Developing States conference inSamoa, the Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) pledged the institution's continued support to small island developing states for their pursuit of sustainable economic development. UNTV

4 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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