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UN / MICHAEL DOUGLAS DISARMAMENT

At  a launch of the book "Action for Disarmament: 10 Things You Can Do!", United Nations Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas called upon high school and college students around the globe to take part in efforts to disarm the world from nuclear and other weapon of mass destruction. UNTV

15 Apr 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / COI SYRIA

UN Commission of Inquiry (COI) on Syria presented its findings to the Human Rights Council. It said the period of January 20 to March 10 was marked by escalating hostilities between insurgent groups. Syrian government forces have dropped barrel bombs on Aleppo and other cities, causing extensive civilian casualties and severely tortured detainees. Insurgents have [...]

18 Mar 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / DRONES

 The UN special rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism has called for independent investigations to be carried out into drone attacks after a series of strikes that resulted in unexpected civilian deaths in Afghanistan,Pakistan,Yemenand elsewhere. CH UNTV

11 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / JA'AFARI

During a Security Council meeting on the rule of law, Syrian ambassador Bashar Ja' afari said that the rule of law must not be used, "as an excuse to interfere in the internal affairs of states." UNTV

19 Feb 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA/ BRAHIMI PRESSER

The Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the League of Arab States for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi urged both sides taking part in the Geneva 2 discussions to "speed up".  

11 Feb 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / SNIFFER DOGS

Sniffer dogs have been brought in to South Sudan by the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) to help with locating weapons, explosives and contraband in civilian protected areas. UNMISS

11 Feb 2014 | Read More »

UN / KIDNAP RANSOM

The United Nations (UN) Security Council adopted unanimously today (27 Jan) its first standalone Resolution tackling terrorists kidnapping for ransom. It calls on all Member States to prevent terrorists from benefiting directly or indirectly from ransom payments. UNTV

27 Jan 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / MEMORIAL

The UN mission in Afghanistan held a memorial on Sunday to remember the four colleagues killed in an attack at a restaurant in Kabul. UNAMA

21 Jan 2014 | Read More »

NY/ AFGHANISTAN BAN REAX

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon condemned in strongest term the terrorist attack on the restaurant in Kabul, Afghanistan that  killed 21 people, including four UN staff.  UNTV

18 Jan 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / AL SHABAB INTERNET

Businesses, schools, non-governmental organizations and public institutions in Somalia are increasingly reliant on the Internet and this hasn't boded too well with the insurgent group, al Shabab, which last week issued a statement banning the use of mobile Internet services and gave service providers a 15-day ultimatum to disconnect the service, threatening to punish those who [...]

14 Jan 2014 | Read More »

 

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