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UN / HOLOCAUST

The international community has not yet found the antidote to the poison that led to genocide 70 years ago, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon lamented today, marking the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust by calling strongly for the world to work together to stamp out all forms of bigotry, [...]

28 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GA / ANTI-SEMITISM

During an informal meeting of the General Assembly to address concerns of a rise in anti-Semitic violence worldwide, top United Nations officials echoed the view of keynote speaker Bernard-Henri Lévy who lamented the renewed advance of this radical inhumanity. UNIFEED-UNTV

22 Jan 2015 | Read More »

BAN / 2015

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today sent a personal and 'special' appeal to the kidnappers of the 180 Nigerian school girls, missing since last April, to let them go. UNIFEED – UNTV  

8 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UN / DPRK

  The UN General assembly today voted to ask the UN Security Council to refer the human rights situation in the People's Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK) to the International Criminal Court. UNIFEED UNTV

18 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / BAN POST 2015 AGENDA

After presenting his Synthesis Report to the General Assembly, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the Assembly's 17 Sustainable Development Goals and said that the recommendations in his Report “are not intended to cluster or replace the SDGs.  Rather, they are meant to offer some conceptual guidance for the work ahead." UNIFEED – UNTV

4 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / PALESTINE WRAP

On the observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, GA President Sam Kutesa said "the path towards a durable peace remains uncertain." UNRWA Chief Pierre Krähenbüh said "recovery in Gaza is imperative." UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / ICJ FIFTH JUDGE

The United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council elected Patrick Lipton Robinson of Jamaica to serve a nine year term as a judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Four other judges had been elected earlier in the month. UNIFEED – UNTV

17 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA BANBURY NABARRO WRAP

The Head of UNMEER, Anthony Banbury, said that more Ebola treatment facilities, “smaller ones, but more, located in a disperse manner,”  as well as more community care centres; more staff  and increased mobility are needed to combat Ebola in West Africa. UN Special Envoy on Ebola, David Nabarro, said that "like a shoal of fish moving suddenly [...]

13 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / ICJ ELECTION

After two days and numerous rounds of voting, the General Assembly and the Security Council have so far failed to elect a fifth judge to a seat on the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Four judges had been selected by both chambers yesterday. Susana Ruiz Cerutti of Argentina and Patrick Lipton Robinson of Jamaica are [...]

7 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / LANG LANG

World-renowned concert pianist and UN Messenger of Peace Lang Lang along with 16-time Grammy Award-winner Sting are set to perform this evening at a concert organized in observance of  United Nations Day (24 Oct). UNIFEED-UNTV/RECENT

24 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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