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DOHA / RULE OF LAW

UN Office on Drugs and Crime held a high-level event on Rule of Law, Human Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda with focus on the advancement of the rule of law at the national and international level through crime prevention and criminal justice mechanisms. UNIFEED – UNTV

13 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / WATER

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said at the General Assembly that the international community must gear up for a new era of "hydro-diplomacy" as the threat of water scarcity risks plunging the world into a period of geopolitical tension and stunted development. UNIFEED-UNTV

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / HAPPINESS DAY

Singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams and environmental advocates Philippe Cousteau and Sylvia Earle joined local students at an event held at United Nations Headquarters today to celebrate the International Day of Happiness and highlight the importance of tackling climate change. UNIFEED-UNTV

20 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / CSW

At the opening of the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that "as women thrive, so will we all.  If girls are held back, the whole world feels the pain." UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GA / WOMEN DAY

Speaking at a high-level debate on advancing gender equality, the executive director of UN Women called on men and boys to “lead on ending violence against women.”UNIFEED-UNTV /FILE

6 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / CRIME AND JUSTICE

At a debate on integrating crime prevention and criminal justice in the post-2015 development agenda, the Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson, stressed that there can be no peace without development and no lasting peace or sustainable development without respect for human rights and the rule of law. UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA WRAP

The UN Special Envoy on Ebola David Nabarro said there are now ten times fewer people diagnosed with Ebola each week than there were in September last year. However, he stressed that preventing the final 10 percent of infections is the hardest part of the response. UNIFEED-UNTV

18 Feb 2015 | Read More »

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 »

 

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