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World Humanitarian Day 2015

Aug 20, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, August 18 2015 –  World Humanitarian Day celebration at UN Headquarters in NYC. Performances by Juanes, Inna Modja and Cody Simpson On the Photo: Juanes, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Mrs.Ban and Amy Robach, Photo by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire On the eve of World Humanitarian Day, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged “everyone to show solidarity as global citizens” by signing up to the #ShareHumanity campaign launched a week before the event in New York, to “help us to share moving stories of hope and resilience from around the world.” Opening the event at the United Nations (UN) [Read More]

Babacar Gaye’s of CAR fired by Ban Ki-moon

Aug 12, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Photos by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters today he is “anguished, angered and ashamed by recurrent reports over the years of sexual exploitation and abuse by UN forces.”   “I cannot put into words how anguished, angered and ashamed I am by recurrent reports over the years of sexual exploitation and abuse by UN forces.” “I have appointed a high-level external independent panel to look into, more closely into the reports of sexual exploitation and abuse in the Central African Republic and our systemic response.  I look forward to receiving their findings soon.” Ban also said he has [Read More]

Do You Remember Srebrenica

Aug 10, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

UN correspondent Erol Avdovic who presented him special edition of magazine “Do You Remember Srebrenica” – with the names of all known 8372 victims of Srebrenica genocide. The magazine was published by the biggest Bosnian newspaper “Dnevni avaz” (www.avaz.ba) on the occasion of 20th Anniversary of Srebrenica massacre – which occurred in Eastern Bosnia in July 1995. More then 8,000 Bosnian Muslim boys and men were killed in a course of only several days by the Serbian forces commanded by general Ratko Mladic – now standing for trial by ICTY (International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia) in Hague, Nederland. On [Read More]

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