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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 »

GA / SECURITY COUNCIL NON PERMANENT VOTE

The United Nations General Assembly today (16 Oct) elected Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand, Spain and Venezuela to serve as non-permanent members on the Security Council for two-year terms beginning on 1 January 2014. Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez said "this overwhelming triumph occurred in spite of the continued campaign to discredit our country and our [...]

16 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GA / SYRIA

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Al-Moualem told the General Assembly that his country stands with any international effort aimed at fighting and combating terrorism. He said "let us together stop this ideology and its exporters." UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / DEBATE 3

The President of the Libyan Council Agila Saleh Essa Gwaider said that Libyans can no longer tolerate “assassinations, humiliation, intimidation” and human rights violations, and called on the international community to either to stand with the “elected legitimate authorities” and or “say very clearly that the Libyans have to face terrorism alone." UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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