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GA / CUBA EMBARGO

For the 23rd consecutive year, the General Assembly has adopted a resolution calling for an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba. UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA 1

World leaders met at the United Nations to discuss how to contain and stop the spread of the Ebola virus and how to improve the treatment to those who are infected, ensure essential services, preserve stability and prevent outbreaks in other countries. According to the latest update from the World Health Organization, the total number [...]

25 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / KERRY IRAQ

On the sidelines of the Climate Change Summit at UN headquarters, US Secretary of State John Kerry and president of Iraq Fuad Masum held a bilateral meeting that focused on ISIL and the threat it represents to the stability of Iraq and to the region. UNIFEED-UNTV

23 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / POWER

The US is planning to table a Security Council resolution to strengthen the ability of national governments to tackle the phenomenon of foreign fighters, especially of ISIL. US Ambassador Samantha Power noted the need to share intelligence and said the US will be contributing expertise to curb this issue. UNIFEED-UNTV

3 Sep 2014 | Read More »

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 »

 

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