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GA / ISRAEL WRAP

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the General Assembly (GA) not to be "fooled by Iran's manipulative charm offensive," which he said was "designed for one purpose and for one purpose only, to lift the sanctions and remove the obstacles to Iran's path to the bomb." UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / PALESTINE ABBAS

Addressing the General Assembly  the President of the State of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas noted that he had embarked on a recently launched round of negotiations in good faith and with an open mind, strongly determined to reach a peace accord within nine months. UNIFEED – UNTV

26 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / OBAMA

US President Barack Obama in his speech to the General Assembly said that small terrorist  groups  like ISIS can do “great harm.” He said "no god condones this terror. No grievance justifies these actions” and “the only language understood by killers like these is the language of force." UNIFEED – UNTV

24 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / PALESTINE AHLC PRESSER

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said that the “conservative” estimate cost for the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip is $3.7 billion. At a press conference at UN Headquarters, he also said that the only way of keeping the government of national unity with Hamas is that “they have to come around to our line of thinking, [...]

22 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / PALESTINE

Norway’s Foreign Minister Børge Brende said "Gaza cannot be pacified or dealt with in isolation from the other constituent parts of the prospective Palestinian State,” adding in “the State building project will never come and be a reality without the reintegration of Gaza and the West Bank politically, economically and ultimately in terms of security." UNIFEED-UNTV

22 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / MIDDLE EAST

UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry said his office has brokered a trilateral agreement between Israel, the Palestinian Authority and the United Nations to enable the reconstruction in Gaza strip, involving the private sector in Gaza and giving a lead role to the Palestinian Authority. UNIFEED-UNTV

16 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GAZA / SCHOOL OPENING

UN schools in Gaza opened their doors to some 240,000 children after being used as shelters during the 50-day conflict.  The UN agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) is rolling out an innovative three-phase approach and 7,800 UNRWA teachers have been trained to offer new methods of teaching. UNRWA    

15 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

In his first address to the Human Rights Council, the new United Nations Human Rights Chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said that stopping "the increasingly conjoined conflicts in Iraq and Syria" should be the highest priority of the international community. UNTV CH

8 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GAZA / WFP AID CROSSING

For the first time since 2007, a humanitarian convoy of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) successfully crossed from Egypt into the Gaza Strip Wednesday, carrying enough food to feed around 150,000 people for five days. WFP

28 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / GAZA CEASEFIRE

A UN spokesperson said that the Secretary-General welcomed today’s announcement of an open-ended ceasefire for Gaza, brokered under Egyptian auspices adding that any peace effort that does not tackle the root causes of the crisis will do little more than set the stage for the next cycle of violence. UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Aug 2014 | Read More »

 

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