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UN / GENEVA COMMUNIQUE

In a statement read by a UN spokesperson, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday said "it should shame us all that, three years since the adoption of the Geneva Communiqué on resolving the cataclysmic conflict in Syria, the suffering of the Syrian people continues to plumb new depths." UNIFEED-UNTV

30 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / YEMEN UNDP

The UN Secretary-General "deplores" the Saudi-led coalition's airstrike yesterday (28 Jun) on the UN compound in Aden, Yemen which resulted "in serious damage to the UN Development Programme office and injured a guard." UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / CLIMATE CHANGE

Addressing a General Assembly High-Level Event on climate change, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that with only ten negotiating days left ahead a summit  meeting in Paris, negotiations are still moving at a "snail's pace." UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Jun 2015 | Read More »

SAN FRANCISCO / UN CHARTER DAY

At the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the signing of the UN Charter in San Francisco, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said "the drafting of the Charter was a glorious gamble.  Delegates from dozens of countries bet on humanity." UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / TERRORISM

The UN Secretary-General condemned "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France today, and said "these heinous attacks will only strengthen the commitment of the United Nations to help defeat those bent on murder, destruction and the annihilation of human development and culture." UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Jun 2015 | Read More »

STRASBOURG / BAN COUNCIL OF EUROPE

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday called on the Council of Europe "to advocate for the protection and rights of people who flee conflict, persecution, entrenched poverty or lack of access to decent work." COUNCIL OF EUROPE

23 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / BAN ON ENCYCLICAL

UN  Secretary-General  Ban Ki-moon Thursday welcomed the papal encyclical released  by  Pope Francis. Ban said that he and the  Pope  agree that climate change is a moral issue that requires collective urgent action. UNIFEED-UNTV

18 Jun 2015 | Read More »

BRUSSELS / BAN EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations has called on Europe to do more to help migrants crossing the Mediterranean. UNTV CH

27 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / WW II 70 YEARS AFTER

At the special session of the UN General Assembly commemorating the end of World War II, representative of Germany said "Germany is asking nations for forgiveness since we cannot forgive ourselves.” UNIFEED-UNTV

5 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / MANSOUR GAZA REPORT

Commenting on the UN Secretary-General's report on Gaza, Palestinian ambassador Riyad Mansour said "we are disappointed that the Security Council did not even collectively respond" to the report. He also said the Secretary General has the "moral authority" to suggest "what he is planning to do to ensure accountability and justice for 44 Palestinians civilians [...]

28 Apr 2015 | Read More »

 

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