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UN / UKRAINE OSCE

The Security Council was briefed via videoconference by two top OSCE representatives in Ukraine who said a sustainable ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy military equipment are "indispensable prerequisite to any further progress" in de-escalation of the conflict. UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

UN top humanitarian officials warned members of the Security Council that Syria refugee crisis has overwhelmed the capacity of the international community to respond, saying “every month we report on the same violations. The numbers change, but the pattern remains the same The parties to the conflict continue to act with impunity.” UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / YEMEN SANCTIONS

The UN Security Council adopted a resolution to extend Yemen asset freeze and travel ban sanctions until 26 February 2016.  The resolution also extended the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the Yemen Sanctions Committee until 25 March 2016.  UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN UPDATE

The UN peacekeeping chief told Security Council that amid a worsening humanitarian situation and a fragile security environment, the continuing tensions between South Sudan's rival factions risk plunging the country into further violence. UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / PEACE AND SECURITY

During a Security Council's ministerial-level debate on Maintaining International Peace and Security, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said "the less sovereignty is viewed as a wall or a shield, the better our prospects will be for protecting people and solving our shared problems." UNIFEED-UNTV

23 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA HUMAN RIGHTS

The Independent International Commission of inquiry on Syria presented their latest report to the UN Security Council in which they called on the international community “to consider all options for accountability and not to ignore the victims of this war." UNIFEED-UNTV

20 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / LIBYA

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Bernardino Leon told Security Council "it is our shared responsibility to build consensus among the Libyan counterparts", adding in "our efforts to counter terrorism in a sustainable manner cannot be a series of isolated acts.” UNIFEED-UNTV

18 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / PALESTINE

The UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman warned that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues to threaten further escalation, which could have damaging consequences for both parties and for the two-state solution. UNIFEED-UNTV

18 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution endorsing the “Package of measures for the implementation of the Minsk Agreements” signed in Minsk on 12 February.  UNIFEED-UNTV

17 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / IRAQ

The departing Special Representative for Iraq Nickolay Mladenov described himself as a "paranoid optimist" as he completes his tenure in Iraq – adding that he is optimistic because Iraq's political, community and religious leaders have come together to save their country from terror, but is also paranoid because so many things can go wrong. UNIFEED-UNTV

17 Feb 2015 | Read More »

 

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