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AFGHANISTAN / ELECTIONS AUDIT

The United Nations (UN) experts in Afghanistan have tested software which the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will use in the adjudication process of the audited ballots, separating valid and invalid votes cast in heavily disputed presidential elections held on 14 June. The IEC said today that, after installing the software in 400 computers, it will [...]

11 Aug 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / KERRY ELECTIONS AUDIT

Following the announcement of the new agreement between Afghanistan's two presidential candidates on the way forward with the audit of the 14 June run-off, US Secretary of State John Kerry said that the actions by the two leaders to unite the country, "to bring themselves together in the interest of their country to define an [...]

8 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / KERRY

Following the meeting with the President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir in Juba, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that the President has agreed to meet his rival Riek Machar and is considering forming a transitional government in effort to end the crisis in South Sudan. UNMISS

2 May 2014 | Read More »

UN / PALESTINE ISRAEL

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that the failure of political progress between Israelis and Palestinians could fuel a downward spiral on the ground, adding that "we face possibly the last attempt to salvage the two-state solution". UNTV

20 Jan 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOLITARY CONFINEMENT

The UN special rapporteur on torture Juan Mendez said that his main concern about US prisons was the use of solitary confinement. The latest official request to gain access was dated 18 May and "it's still pending." UNTV

22 Oct 2013 | Read More »

GA / OBAMA

Addressing delegates at the General Assembly on Syria,  United States President Barack Obama said that “the rockets were fired from a regime-controlled neighborhood, and landed in opposition neighborhoods.  It is an insult to human reason – and to the legitimacy of this institution – to suggest that anyone other than the regime carried out this attack." UNTV

24 Sep 2013 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / POLICE SAFETY EQUIPMENT

The US Government donated $270,000 worth of safety equipment to the South Sudan National Police Service. The US has invested over (USD) $28 million dollars in the country to promote law and order. (UNMISS)  

13 Aug 2013 | Read More »

WASHINGTON DC / BAN KI-MOON – JOHN KERRY

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today wrapped up hisWashingtonDCtrip with a meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry. US DEPARTMENT OF STATE

14 Feb 2013 | Read More »

 

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