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1 Special Representative for the Secretary-General Talks at Security Council
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

22 June 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, told the Security Council today (21 Jun) that in addition to fighting “an insurgency that seems to be gaining ground,” political tension, and difficulty integrating returnees, Afghanistan faces “an ...

Created on 2017-06-22 16:38:50
2 2014 in Review: The United Nations
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23 December 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The past year may very well go down in history as one of the most important, but not necessarily for all the right reasons.

Created on 2014-12-23 16:52:15
3 70 Years On, Varying Interpretations of Security Council's Role
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23 February 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – A special high-level session of the United Nations Security Council debated the relationship between the founding principles of the UN and modern uses of the body's power.

Created on 2015-02-23 21:24:06
4 71st UN General Assembly Welcomes the Colombian Peace Agreement
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23 September 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — In a piece of welcomed news at the United Nations, the President of Colombia on September 21 announced the end of the civil war in his country and presented to the UN a copy of the peace agreement.

Created on 2016-09-23 15:54:01
5 Afghanistan Mandate Extended
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21 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Security Council has extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Afghanistan by one year. Expressing serious concern over the potential growth of ISIS — also known as Da’esh — the presence of anti-personnel mines and other explosive remnants of war, and the record numb...

Created on 2017-03-21 16:54:28
6 Alarmed by Continuing Syria Crisis, Security Council Affirms Its Support for Special Envoy’s Approach in Moving Political Solution Forward
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Content by: UN News Centre

Expressing grave alarm over the continuing crisis in Syria and its toll of over 250,000 dead and 12 million displaced, the Security Council this afternoon affirmed its support for the approach of Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura in moving forward a political solution to the conflict.

Created on 2015-08-17 05:00:00
7 Blocking Terrorist Access to Weapons
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4 August 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — Special Representative of INTERPOL to the United Nations told the Security Council on August 2 that “preventing foreign terrorist fighters from accessing weapons is of utmost importance.” Emmanuel Roux spoke at the Council session that unanimously adopted a resolution on preventing te...

Created on 2017-08-04 22:04:50
8 Briefing on Chemical Weapons Use in Syria
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7 July 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Head of the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) on the use of chemical weapons in Syria said his team was “not working in a vacuum” and found itself in a “highly politicized environment” appealing to the Security Council to allow them to perform their work in an impartial, indep...

Created on 2017-07-07 21:47:25
9 Chance Ebola Can Be Defeated by End of 2015, World Health Organization Chief Tells Security Council, Urging Sustained Focus to Prevent Future Outbreaks
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Content by: UN News Centre

Ebola could be “soundly defeated” by the end of the year if the intensity of case detection and contact tracing was sustained, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) told the Security Council today, outlining reforms to improve the organization’s performance and crediting unwavering leadership, especially in Liberia, Guinea a...

Created on 2015-08-13 05:00:00
10 China Tells Maritime Silk Road Saga Through UN Dance Performance
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Photo: UN Photo / Loey Felipe

Content by: South-South News

5 February 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The United Nations General Assembly hall was lit up with an array of colors and traditional Chinese music filled the room while a group of dancers performed a visual saga retelling of the ancient Maritime Silk Roa...

Created on 2015-02-05 22:43:10
11 China’s Position on US-North Korea
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2 August 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Chinese ambassador to the UN said if the United States and North Korea, as the “two principle parties” to the issue of denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula, “refuse to move towards what is required by the Security Council resolutions,” China’s efforts to resolve the is...

Created on 2017-08-02 15:32:17
12 Citing Profits, UN Rights Chief Accuses States of Avoiding Small Arms Regulations
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13 May 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The United Nation's top human rights advocate on Wednesday accused member states of skirting commitments to improve regulations and enforcement measures against the illicit trade in small arms and ammunitions, citing the lucrative business involved.

Created on 2015-05-13 18:23:48
13 Commission on Syria Reports to Security Council
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24 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Head of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry (COI) on Syria, Paulo Pinheiro warned of a “slow motion” disaster in Idlib adding the Commission feared the evacuees being concentrated there were “at serious risk about their lives.”

Created on 2017-04-24 21:55:00
14 Criticism for North Korean weapons tests
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10 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — In response to reports that North Korea - the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) -had launched multiple ballistic missiles that landed within Japanese waters, the United Nations Security Council met behind closed doors on March 8.

Created on 2017-03-10 20:14:23
15 Deadly Attacks On Syria Core Defense, UN Sanctions Looming
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18 July 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - The United Nations Security Council has delayed a vote scheduled for Wednesday on a new Syria resolution that would impose sanctions

Created on 2012-07-18 04:00:00
16 Debate Over Conflict and Human Rights
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19 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — UN Secretary-General António Guterres stressed the importance of unity within the Security Council to effectively address human rights violations was well as to prevent mass atrocities. Briefing the Council on the theme of “Human rights and prevention of armed conflict” on April 18, ...

Created on 2017-04-19 06:51:00
17 Debating Europe’s “Frozen Conflicts”
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22 Feburary 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — During an all-day Security Council session on “Conflicts in Europe” on February 21, speakers warned that peace must never be taken for granted in Europe, where simmering conflicts could potentially impact security on a global scale.

Created on 2017-02-22 23:42:56
18 Election to the Security Council Results in a Tie
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5 July 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN General Assembly has elected four new states to serve two-year terms on the Security Council. However, a fifth seat remained empty. Bolivia, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan and Sweden were all easily elected on June 28th by the necessary two-thirds majority of the General Assembly. But after fi...

Created on 2016-07-05 21:33:01
19 Families of victims of enforced disappearances need greater protection, UN working group says.
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Photo: UN Photo/ Paolo Filgueiras

Content by: South-South News

30 August 2012, New York, USA | Shari Nijman -&nb...

Created on 2013-08-30 22:11:57
20 Former SG cites increasing militarization, lack of unity in Security Council in decision to quit
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Content by: South-South News

2 August 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan surprised the world on Thursday when he annou...

Created on 2012-08-02 16:40:05

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