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1 #Metoo Sienna Miller
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

19 March 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — Actress and Activist Sienna Miller today (16 Mar) told a session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women that the #MeToo / Time’s Up movement “challenges the loneliness and isolation” women have felt, “whatever our situations.”

Created on 2018-03-19 20:09:06
2 Armed Groups Still Control Telafar in Iraq
( UN Agencies & 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
3 Brazil Venezuela Border
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

8 August 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) today welcomed a decision by the Brazilian Supreme Federal Court to reverse the closure of the country’s border with its northern neighbor which suspends admission of Venezuelans to the country.

Created on 2018-08-08 15:16:06
4 Cameroon Displaced People
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

27 February 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — During a visit to the Far North region of Cameroon, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Ursula Mueller called on international donors to step up their assistance in a “crisis that is not on the focus of the media every day.”

Created on 2018-02-27 16:41:13
5 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
6 Chemical Weapons used In Syria
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

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
7 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
8 De Mistura Presser
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

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
9 De Mistura Talks About Syria
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

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
10 DPRK Sanctions
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

26 December 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Security Council today (22 Dec) unanimously adopted a resolution in response to the latest ballistic missile launch by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), tightening sanctions including restrictions in oil imports.

Created on 2017-12-26 20:34:45
11 DRC Displacement
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

16 July 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said that violence in eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has displaced around 350,000 people, adding that the humanitarian needs are enormous in the country.

Created on 2018-07-16 14:47:58
12 DRC Protest Human Rights
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

24 January 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — United Nations Human Rights Office (OHCHR) said those responsible for the killings and injuries during Sunday protests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo “must be brought to justice without delay.”

Created on 2018-01-24 22:45:04
13 Drowned Migrants
( UN Agencies & 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
14 Economy Climate Report
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

6 September 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — At the launch of the New Climate Economy report, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres said “runaway climate change is a real possibility, with severe implications for communities, economies, peace and the security of nations.”

Created on 2018-09-06 16:46:56
15 EU Training Mission in CAR Welcome New Chief
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

18 January 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The European Union Training Mission in the Central African Republic (EUTM-RCA) welcomed its new chief in Bangui.

Created on 2018-01-18 16:12:11
16 Fore Yemen
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

5 July 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — After a four-day visit in Yemen’s cities Aden and Saana, Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund Henrietta Fore told journalists in Geneva today that “without peace, we cannot help these children, we cannot help the people in need, and there will be no return of liv...

Created on 2018-07-05 16:29:12
17 Gaza Demonstration Reax
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

30 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — United Nations Human Rights Office (OHCHR) said today Israel must ensure that its security forces do not resort to the use of excessive force, following the many deaths and injuries sustained by the Palestinians in Gaza over the past month.

Created on 2018-04-30 18:10:12
18 Gender Based Violence in Somalia
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

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
19 Global Humanitarian Appeal
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

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
20 Guterres Climate Change
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

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

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