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UN / GENOCIDE

The Security Council unanimously passed a resolution calling for the recommitment to prevent and fight against genocide. Twenty years ago this April, Hutu extremists in Rwanda slaughtered hundreds of thousands of Tutsis and moderate Hutus in a period of 100 days. UNTV

16 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

Deeply concerned about the deteriorating security situation and ongoing human rights abuses in the Central Africa Republic (CAR), the Security Council today approved the establishment of a nearly 12,000-strong United Nations peacekeeping operation to protect civilians and facilitate humanitarian access in the war-torn country. UNTV

10 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / SUDAN – SOUTH SUDAN

Security Council President U. Joy Ogwu said that no significant progress has been achieved since March between Sudan and South Sudan, adding that the deepening of the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan has reached alarming proportions.  UNTV

10 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC PILLAY

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay told the Security Council that some 80 percent of the Muslim population has been forcibly displaced inCentral African Republicand the anti-balaka – the Christian militias are regarded as criminals. The briefing comes after the Secretary-General visited the capital ofBanguiin a bid to focus the world's attention on [...]

8 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / DARFUR

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution which took note of the proposed adjustment of the benchmarks and indicators outlined by the Secretary-General for the UN-African Union Mission in Darfur, Sudan (UNAMID). UNTV

3 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

Violence against civilians is continuing in Syria despite a UN Security Council resolution calling for increased and unhindered humanitarian access. The UN Humanitarian Coordinator said the situation of millions of people has not improved, adding that conflict and violence have intensified in the past four weeks with many people killed and injured. UNTV / FILE

28 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA / ISRAEL – TURKEY

Syria's ambassador Bashar al Ja afari accused the governments of Turkey and Israel of a "public alliance of supporting terrorism" in his country. UNTV

26 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / LEBANON

The UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly stressed that the Security Council is united in its support to Lebanon. He highlighted the need to share the burden of the Lebanese host communities affected by the influx of Syrian refugees. UNTV

25 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / HAITI

The head of the United Nations Mission in Haiti Sandra Honoré told the Security Council  that the long awaited adoption and promulgation of the Electoral Law  along with this month's Accord emanating from the Inter-Haitian Dialogue prepared a path toward inclusive and transparent elections to be held later this year. UNTV

24 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / LIBERIA

The Secretary-General's Special Representative for Liberia, told the Security Council that the political and security environment in the country remains relatively stable, adding that progress continues in a number of areas, but as Liberia enters its second post-conflict decade, it faces great challenges to institutionalizing reforms in critical sectors, and building capacity for effective governance. [...]

20 Mar 2014 | Read More »

 

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