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  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

Security Council Renews Sanctions against South Sudan, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2290 (2016)

Headline: Security Council Renews Sanctions against South Sudan, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2290 (2016) ‘Disappointed’ Permanent Representative Questions Text’s ‘Interference’, Motive Expressing its deep concern at the failure of South Sudan’s leaders to end hostilities and fully implement the agreement on resolving the conflict in that country, the Security Council today renewed until 31 May 2017 [...]

  • Jul 20 / 2016
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Middle East

Profoundly Concerned about Escalating Violence in Aleppo, Secretary-General Calls on All Sides to Honour Ceasefire throughout Syria, Redouble Negotiation Efforts

Source: United Nations 4 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Profoundly Concerned about Escalating Violence in Aleppo, Secretary-General Calls on All Sides to Honour Ceasefire throughout Syria, Redouble Negotiation Efforts The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary-General is profoundly concerned about the dangerous escalation of fighting in and [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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Africa

Security Council Authorizes Mandate Renewal for United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo

Permanent Representative Voices Regret Over Text’s Failure to Heed Recommendation on Reducing MONUSCO Force Levels The Security Council today renewed until 31 March 2017 the mandate of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), including its Intervention Brigade, deciding to maintain its current force levels. Unanimously adopting resolution [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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Africa, North America

Uphold Responsibility to Protect Civilians, Security Council Urges South Sudan Government, Expressing ‘Deep Alarm’ over Situation

Source: United Nations 4 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Uphold Responsibility to Protect Civilians, Security Council Urges South Sudan Government, Expressing ‘Deep Alarm’ over Situation Presidential Statement Describes Attack on Protection Site as ‘Unacceptable’ The Security Council expressed deep alarm today at the situation in South Sudan, calling upon the Government to uphold its responsibility for the protection [...]

  • Jul 17 / 2016
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North America

Repatriation of Commanders, Units among Steps to Tackle Sexual Exploitation, Abuse by Peacekeepers, Secretary-General Tells Security Council

Source: United Nations 4 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Repatriation of Commanders, Units among Steps to Tackle Sexual Exploitation, Abuse by Peacekeepers, Secretary-General Tells Security Council ‘All-Systems Failure’ Blamed as Some Delegations Stress Investigative Role of Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations Briefing the Security Council today, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon laid out a number of steps to [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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North America

Remarks at Canada 2020 by Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau

Source: Liberal Party of Canada – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Remarks at Canada 2020 by Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau Thank you for giving me this opportunity to speak today. Thank you for being here this weekend to debate the key issues we face as a country. In thinking about this speech, I asked myself [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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North America

As General Assembly Debates Second ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Decade, Deputy Secretary-General Calls for Stronger Peacebuilding Commitments

Source: United Nations 4 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: As General Assembly Debates Second ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Decade, Deputy Secretary-General Calls for Stronger Peacebuilding Commitments Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at the General Assembly’s thematic panel discussion “From commitment to implementation: Ten years of the responsibility to protect”, in New York, today: I thank [...]

  • Jul 13 / 2016
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Europe, North America

Holy See to Security Council: ‘UN Charter key to international peace and security’

Source: The Holy See – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Holy See to Security Council: ‘UN Charter key to international peace and security’ 2016-02-16 Vatican Radio (Vatican Radio) Msgr. Simon Kassas, First Secretary of the Holy See’s Permanent Observer Mission to the United Nations, spoke on Monday to the UN Security Council on “The Respect to the Principles and Purposes [...]

  • Jul 13 / 2016
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North America

SECRETARY-GENERAL SAYS EARLY WARNING, ACTION TO PREVENT CONFLICT REMAINS BEST APPROACH TO ADVANCE VISION OF PEACE AS SECURITY COUNCIL DEBATES UN CHARTER

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 15 — The United Nations issued the following press release: Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the Security Council open debate on “Respect for the Principles and Purposes of the Charter as a Key Element for the Maintenance of International Peace and Security”, in New York, today: Agradezco a la [...]

  • Jul 12 / 2016
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North America

Secretary-General’s keynote address at McGill University – “Threats and Opportunities: The Power of Young People to Shape a New Future” [as prepared for delivery]

Headline: Secretary-General’s keynote address at McGill University - “Threats and Opportunities: The Power of Young People to Shape a New Future” [as prepared for delivery] Secretary-General’s keynote address at McGill University - “Threats and Opportunities: The Power of Young People to Shape a New Future” [as prepared for delivery] Montreal, Canada, 12 February 2016 Ladies and gentlemen, Thank you [...]