UNIFEED RUNDOWN FOR TUESDAY, 5 MAY 2015

 

  

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UNIFEED RUNDOWN FOR TUESDAY, 5 MAY 2015

GENEVA / SYRIA TALKS (4:08)

A series of consultations that began today in Geneva aim to redouble international efforts in search of a political process to resolve the conflict in Syria, the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, told journalists. UNTV CH

GENEVA / DE MISTURA AND AALA (1:17)

In the first meeting in the Geneva consultations on Syria, Staffan de Mistura, UN Special Envoy for Syria met with Hussam Edin Aala, Permanent Representative of Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations Office at Geneva. UNTV CH

UN / WW II 70 YEARS AFTER (3:36)

At the special session of the UN General Assembly commemorating the end of World War II, representative of Germany said "Germany is asking nations for forgiveness since we cannot forgive ourselves.” UNIFEED-UNTV

 BANGUI / NATIONAL FORUM (0:30)

Some 500 leaders from many part s of the Central African Republic Monday opened a national forum Monday aimed at peace, justice and reconciliation.  The UN children’s agency said in Geneva Tuesday that thousands of children held by armed groups will be released. MINUSCA

MALI / SRSG MONGI HAMDI (0:48)

After a meeting with Mali’s Primer Minister, the head of the UN Mission in Mali, Mongi Hamdi expressed his concerned about the “tension and insecurity” in the north of the country, adding in “all parties to this conflict must immediately cease the hostilities, must respect the ceasefire agreements, and must remain engaged in the Algerian process so as to sign the document on 15th May." MINUSMA

UN / GING CHAD NIGER (2:20)

The head of UN's humanitarian agency said Tuesday that Niger and Chad are making heroic efforts to cope with the impact of turmoil in the region but the international community is failing in its responsibility to share the burden.  UNIFEED-UNTV

DRC / BURUNDIAN REFUGEES (1:44)

More than 7,000 Burundians have fled their country for shelter in Kavimvira in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), close to the border with Burundi. MONUSCO

UN / PASZTOR CLIMATE CHANGE (2:22)

The UN's Assistant-Secretary-General on Climate Change told reporters "thirty seven countries have now submitted their intended nationally determined contributions" ahead of the Climate Change Conference that will take place in Paris this year. UNIFEED-UNTV

 

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