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1 Armed Groups Still Control Telafar in Iraq
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

22 August 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — As military operations have commenced as of Sunday, 20 August, to retake the city of Telafar in northern Iraq from ISIL with thousands of civilians fleeing the city, UN humanitarian agencies remain concerned about the protection of Iraqi civilians.

Created on 2017-08-22 17:35:35
2 Caricom Pledging Conference
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

22 November 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — Speaking to a CARICOM-UN High-Level Pledging Conference, Secretary-General António Guterres today (21 Nov) said countries disproportionally vulnerable to disasters “must be able to access financing on terms and conditions that are appropriate to their specific needs and circumstance...

Created on 2017-11-22 21:37:10
3 Chemical Weapons used In Syria
( World News SSN )

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10 November 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Head of the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) on the use of chemical weapons in Syria told the Security Council his team has “identified ISIL as responsible for the use of sulfur mustard at Umm Hawsh, and the Syrian Arab Republic as responsible for the use of sarin at Khan Shay...

Created on 2017-11-10 17:21:57
4 Children in Armed Conflict
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

1 November 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council today (31 Oct) that children around the world “suffering enormously and unacceptably” by conflict is a source of “global shame.”

Created on 2017-11-01 17:44:46
5 De Mistura Presser
( UN Main Bodies )

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11 july 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — At the onset of a new round of intra-Syrian talks, UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura said “the cease-fire in the country’s southwest that was generally holding since midnight, could contribute positively to a new round of intra-Syrian talks which he launched today.”

Created on 2017-07-11 18:55:00
6 De Mistura Talks About Syria
( World News SSN )

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8 December 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — A UN Senior Advisor expressed his deep sense of frustration at obstacles that are put in front of the international community's efforts to save lives in Syria.

Created on 2017-12-08 16:03:25
7 Drowned Migrants
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

14 August 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said seventy people are now believed dead in two incidents this week involving migrants being forced overboard by traffickers off the coast of Yemen.

Created on 2017-08-14 16:52:40
8 Gender Based Violence in Somalia
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

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25 August 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) is holding a three-day workshop on sexual and gender-based violence and conflict-related sexual violence for police officers to help tackle the vice in South West state.

Created on 2017-08-25 14:31:25
9 Global Humanitarian Appeal
( UN Main Bodies )

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4 December 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — UN Special Advisor for Syria Jan Egeland said world powers should urgently help to create the conditions for the safe evacuation of 500 people, including 167 children, from the besieged Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta.

Created on 2017-12-04 20:22:32
10 Guterres Climate Change
( UN Main Bodies )

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18 September 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — Speaking at a UN High-Level event on climate change today (18 SEP) in New York, UN Special Envoy for Climate Change Michael Bloomberg said that the US is “half way towards achieving the Paris commitment.”

Created on 2017-09-18 18:16:22
11 Guterres Libya Slavery Reax
( UN Main Bodies )

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21 November 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said he was “horrified at news reports and video footage showing African migrants in Libya reportedly being sold as slaves” and called upon all “competent authorities to investigate these activities without delay and to bri...

Created on 2017-11-21 23:36:55
12 Guterres on allegations of exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeepers
( UN Main Bodies )

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19 October 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — UN Secretary-General António Guterres said he is “pained” by the allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) adding that “the good work and the tremendous sacrifice of peacekeepers around the world has been tarnished by ...

Created on 2017-10-19 20:12:26
13 Guterres Opens COP 23
( UN Main Bodies )

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15 November 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — UN Secretary-General António Guterres told world leaders today (15 Nov) in Bonn that climate change “is the defining threat of our time.”

Created on 2017-11-15 23:04:40
14 IMF is Ready to Help Zimbabwe
( World News SSN )

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4 December 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — IMF spokesman, Gerry Rice, told reporters today (Nov30) in Washington, that the Fund stands ready to help Zimbabwe restore growth and stability after the ousting of long-time president Robert Mugabe.

Created on 2017-12-04 22:54:24
15 IMFC on Promoting Global Recovery
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

17 October 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The world’s financial leaders vowed to work together in a “window of opportunity” to promote the global recovery as the International Monetary and Financial Committee gathers in Washington for its Annual Meetings.

Created on 2017-10-17 21:25:17
16 IOM Update on Myanmar
( World News SSN )

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20 October 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said thousands of Rohingya refugees coming from Myanmar were moved last night in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district after having spent up to four days stranded near the border.

Created on 2017-10-20 19:17:56
17 Lacroix Presser
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

7 August 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — Wrapping a three-day visit to South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix said “every possible effort” was being made to expedite the deployment of a 4000-strong Regional Protection Force to South Sudan.

Created on 2017-08-07 19:03:23
18 Malala in Iraq
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

14 July 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — In her first visit to the Kurdistan region of Iraq, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai met displaced children at a tent school in Hasansham U3 camp to highlight their needs and their right to access education. An international advocate for girl’s education, Malala called on the i...

Created on 2017-07-14 20:33:14
19 Mexico Migration Swing
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

7 December 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — At the end of preparatory meetings on the Global Compact for Migration in the Mexican city of Puerto Vallarta, UN Special Representative for International Migration Louise Arbour said the question of whether the compact would infringe on state sovereignty “has been put to bed.”

Created on 2017-12-07 22:36:05
20 Neymar becomes UN Goodwill Ambassador
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

16 August 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — At an event at the Palace des Nations in Geneva, Brazilian football superstar Neymar Jr. today (15 Aug) became the new ambassador of the non-governmental organisation Handicap International.

Created on 2017-08-16 17:34:41

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