UNIFEED RUNDOWN FOR MONDAY 26 JANUARY 2015

UNIFEED RUNDOWN FOR MONDAY 26 JANUARY 2015

 

IRAQ / ANGELINA JOLIE (0:52)

 

UNHCR special envoy and actress Angelina Jolie called upon the international community “to step up and do more” to help refugees and displaced people in Iraq and Syria. UNHCR

 

CAMBODIA / MINIMUM WAGES (2:04)

 

The International Labour Organization (ILO) said global garment brands that source their products from Cambodia should play a part in helping the industry absorb the new minimum wage of US$ 128 per month. ILO

 

WHO / EBOLA WRAP (3:01)

 

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) Margaret Chan told reporters in Geneva that "Member States in WHO have reaffirmed their belief in the Organization. The atmosphere was positive, and they have given us an action oriented agenda.” WHO

 

UN / UKRAINE FELTMAN (1:21)

 

The Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman told Security Council that in "just five days" close to fifty civilians have been killed and nearly 150 have been seriously wounded in Ukraine, adding in "we must all send an unequivocal message: The perpetrators must be held accountable and brought to justice." UNIFEED-UNTV

 

HAITI / SECURITY COUNCIL WRAP 2 (1:49)

At the end of a three-day visit to Haiti, Members of the Security Council called on all political actors "to work together and without further delay to ensure the urgent holding of free, fair, inclusive and transparent elections including those which are overdue in accordance with constitution of Haiti." MINUSTAH

 

LIBERIA / EBOLA SAFE BURIALS (1:59)

 

As cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) continue to decline in Liberia, safe and dignified burials have become crucial in reaching the elusive goal of zero infections. UNMEER

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