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UN / GAZA BAN WRAP

Reinforcing last night's call by the Security Council for an immediate, unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon described the "indiscriminate destruction" in Gaza a “man-made hurricane”. UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / GAZA UPDATE

A UN spokesperson said that a team from the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which included an international weapons expert, went to the school at Beit Hanoun to survey the aftermath of the attack   but the team was forced to leave the area after gunfire was heard around the school. UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA ARRIA

The Chair of the Human Rights Council's Commission of Inquiry on Syria, Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro , said that  in the conflict in Syria "nobody, no party, is respecting any rules of engagement. And this is terrific as who is suffering because of this impunity, of this disrespect for the rules of engagement is the civilian population [...]

25 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / UNRWA ATTACK

A UN spokesperson said that at this stage they "do not know" and "cannot verify who attacked the compound, adding that "there should be no attacks by any side on UNRWA facilities, especially at this point when they are hosting so many innocent civilians who have been seeking shelter with them." UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC GAZA VOTE WRAP

The United Nations' top human rights body has adopted a resolution that 'condemns in the strongest terms' the widespread, systematic and gross violations of international human rights and fundamental freedoms' in the Occupied Palestinian Territory since Israeli military operations last month. UNTV CH

23 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / GING

Upon his return from Ethiopia, the Director of the Operational Division of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), John Ging, reported that malnutrition rates among the 180,000 refugees from South Sudan seeking shelter in the Gambela region of Ethiopia "are among the worst anywhere in the world." On Gaza, Ging said the [...]

23 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / ISRAEL PALESTINE CONFLICT

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed hope that current Middle East negotiations “will lead to results and an end to the fighting in the very near future" between Israel and Hamas.   UNIFEED – UNTV

22 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / BAN

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon formally introduced his Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, and his Deputy Special Envoy for Syria, Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy to the press. Ban also gave remarks on Israel ground invasion of Gaza and the Malaysia Airlines disaster in Ukraine. UNIFEED – UNTV

17 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GAZA / KRAHENBUHL

UN relief works agency (UNRWA) Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl’s visited one of the UNRWA schools in Gaza that serve as shelters for the people fleeing the northern parts of the Gaza Strip. UNRWA

14 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / GAZA HUMAN RIGHTS

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, through a spokesperson expressed alarm at Israeli operations resulting in the killing of Palestinian civilians in Gaza, as well as the indiscriminate firing of rockets from Gaza into Israel. UNTV CH

11 Jul 2014 | Read More »

 

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