UNIFEED OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY 17, FRIDAY 18 & SATURDAY 19 APRIL 2014

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UNIFEED OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY 17, FRIDAY 18 & SATURDAY 19 APRIL 2014

 

UNIFEED OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY 17 APRIL 2014

GENEVA / BRAHIMI KERRY

 

UN-Arab League Joint Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi met with US Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss the ongoing conflict inSyriainGenevaon Thursday. Earlier today, Brahimi’s office issued a statement following the breakdown of negotiations between the Syrian Government and a Negotiating Committee representing the civilians and fighters still trapped in the Old city ofHoms. CH UNTV

 

UN / DPRK

 

Following a Security Council briefing, members of the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People'sRepublicofKoreawill address the press. UNTV

 

UN / BOR CAMP ATTACK

 

The Secretary-General strongly condemned today's attack on civilians and United Nations Peacekeepers in the UNMISS Protection of Civilians site in Bor, capital ofJongleiStateinSouth Sudan. The UN spokesperson said “the number of people killed or wounded is yet to be confirmed.” UNTV

 

SOUTH SUDAN / UNICEF FOOD AID

 

To respond to the ongoing nutrition crisis in South Sudanthat had resulted in double the number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition, UNICEF airlifted over 2,500 boxes of nutrition supplies into the country. UNMISS

 

UNIFEED OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY 18 APRIL 2014

 

UN / RWANDA GENOCIDE

 

Twenty years after 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed within 100 days by Hutu militia, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that the UN could have and should have done more to stop the genocide inRwanda. UNTV

 

UNIFEED OUTLOOK FOR SATURDAY 20 APRIL 2014

 

SOMALIA / BURUNDI AMBASSADOR

 

Burundi's newly appointed Ambassador to Somalia H.E Brig. Gen Joseph Nkurunziza presented his credentials to Somalia's President H.E Hassan Sheikh Mohamud at Villa Somalia, in the country's capital, Mogadishu.  AU/UN IST

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