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CHAD / NIGERIAN REFUGEES

UNHCR and its partners are providing basic shelter, food and other necessities for over 3,000 refugees, mainly women and children, who now live in the Dar-es-Salam camp in Chad. Many of the refugees report that they have lost family members and property and fear that more Nigerian will be crossing the lake as violent attacks [...]

27 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 »

UN / ISIL RESOLUTION

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution condemning any engagement in direct or indirect trade, in particular of oil and oil products, and modular refineries and related material, with ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant), ANF (Al-Nusrah Front) and any other individuals, groups, undertakings and entities designated as associated with Al-Qaida. It [...]

12 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / TAUBIRA TERRORISM

Following the meeting on terrorism at the United Nations headquarters, French justice minister told journalists that "vis-à-vis those who engage in terrorism, we need to show unwavering efficiency and sanction them, and at the same time we need to dry out the source where they recruit them." UNIFEED-UNTV

10 Feb 2015 | Read More »

OHCHR / ATTACKS ON SCHOOL GIRLS

A new United Nations Human Rights Report said attacks on girls accessing education have been on the rise in the past five years, in 70 countries. OHCHR

9 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / JAPAN ISIL

The Press Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Yasuhisa Kawamura told reporters at UN Headquarters that “Japan will never give in to terrorism”, adding in “we will stand resolutely as a member of the international community combating terrorism.” UNIFEED-UNTV

5 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / MO'AZ AL KASSASBEH

The United Nations condemned the killing of Jordanian Royal Air Force pilot Lt. Mo'az Al-Kassasbeh by Da'esh, "a terrorist organization with no regard for human life." UNIFEED-UNTV

3 Feb 2015 | Read More »

 

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