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UN / SOUTH SUDAN

The Secretary-General's Special Representative in South Sudan, Ellen Margrethe Løj, in her briefing to the Security Council, said that after six weeks in South Sudan, she had been "shocked by the complete disregard for human life" in the country. UNIFEED – UNTV / UNMISS

22 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / BANGURA SOUTH SUDAN

Commenting on her recent trip to South Sudan, the UN special envoy on sexual violence Zainab Bangura said "in my thirty years of experience I never witnessed anything like what I saw in Bentiu," adding in "the character of sexual violence crimes are shocking." UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

20 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / COMFORT WOMEN

During a General Assembly meeting on the advancement of women, The Republic of Korea representative called on the Japanese government "to acknowledge responsibility and take  appropriate measures" to resolve the so-called comfort women issue. UNIFEED – UNTV

15 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / BANGURA KIIR

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir signed a framework agreement on Saturday with the UN representative on the fight against sexual violence in conflict zones. UN Representative Zainab Hawa Bangura said that she was satisfied with her visit to Juba adding that mechanisms to punish the perpetrators and giving support to the victims should be initiated. [...]

13 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / BANGURA

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Bangura travelled to Bentiu, South Sudan where she met government officials and displaced women living in shelters at the United Nations compound. UNMISS

10 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / BANGURA

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Bangura arrived on Sunday  in Juba, South Sudan to verify allegations of sexual violence in the war-torn country. UNMISS

7 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / ISIL 3

The UN Syrian Ambassador welcomed the formation of an international coalition “supported internationally, or through agreements or through bilateral cooperation” to fight terrorism in Syria and Iraq. Speaking to the Security Council, he said that his country “cannot conceive” a coalition that includes Qatar or Saudi Arabia, since these countries that are “the primary supporters of [...]

25 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT

A senior UN official said that despite the developmental progress made, it is still “limited to the wealthy.” He said that the one billion people leaving poverty are still “stagnated while the rest of the world gets richer”. UNIFEED-UNTV

22 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UNICEF / VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN ADVANCER

Ahead of the release of two UNICEF landmark reports on violence against children, UNICEF's chief of Child Protection, Susan Bissell, said data shows that "if there is one common aspect of human society right now, it is the fact that tremendous violence is committed against children." UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

4 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / NIGERIA CHIBOK GIRLS

A senior UN official warned that some of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls who escaped were raped on their way home, adding another burden to their lives. “So, double tragedy. It is been really a sad story for them."  UNIFEED-UNTV

20 Aug 2014 | Read More »

 

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