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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 »

SAMOA / SIDS HOKULE’A VOYAGE

A big “Talofa” (welcome in Samoan) in Apia, the capitol of Samoa, for the traditional Polynesian voyaging canoe Hokule’a, bringing greetings from Hawaii to the UN Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS). UNTV

2 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SAMOA / SIDS MARY ROBINSON

At the  Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Conference in Apia, Samoa, UN special envoy for clemate change Mary Robinson said that the leaders here want more support, capacity building and finance. “But they really want a climate agreement. They've emphasized this to me. It's vital to them that we get a good climate agreement in Paris.” UNTV

2 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / LYALL GRANT

United Kingdom's ambassador Mark Lyall Grant speaking in his national capacity, said that his government was "absolutely appalled" by the killing of James Foley but in terms of Security Council action, "it wasn't raised in the Council today and there wasn't any specific proposal that I'm aware of for the Council to react."UNIFEED-UNTV  

20 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN/ IRAQ HUMANITARIAN UPDATE

The United Nations has declared a 'level 3 emergency' for Iraq – the highest global humanitarian priority for the UN and partner agencies. OCHA communications chief Kieran Dwyer said that Iraq was now one of four global level emergencies in the world. The country joins Syria, South Sudan and the Central African Republic. UNIFEED-UNTV

14 Aug 2014 | Read More »

 

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