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The signing of the Paris Agreement at the United Nations

Apr 23, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, April 22 2016 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) speaks to the media following the Signing Ceremony for the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. More than 165 Member States were expected to attend the signing ceremony, including an estimated 60 Heads of States and Heads of Governments, setting an all-time record for countries signing an international agreement on a single day. Mr. Ban is joined by (from left) Ségolène Royal, Minister of the Environment, Energy and Marine Affairs of France; François Hollande, President of France; and Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on [Read More]

DPRK H-bomb Announcement

Jan 7, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

DPRK H-bomb Announcement UN Security Council met to discuss the nuclear test carried out by North Korea – a highly provocative act that poses a grave threat to international peace and security. The test constitutes yet another violation of the DPRK’s obligations under multiple Security Council resolutions, contravenes the DPRK commitments under the September 2005 Joint Statement of the Six-Party Talks, and increases the risk of the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The President of the United Nations Security Council Oscar Rosselli Frieri condemned today  the underground nuclear test announced by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), and said [Read More]

SG Ban Ki-moon Supports “Mission Arctic”

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By Britta Schmitz PARIS, Dec. 5 – At COP21, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a side-event at the French Pavilion supported by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. “Seeing is believing – believing demands action: A message from the Arctic” invited Ban Ki-moon, various scientists and youth representatives to speak at the event and raise awareness towards climate changes in the Arctic region. Members of the expedition “Mission Arctic” spoke about their observations made between January and June 2015, screened a film and the Norwegian Polar Institute gave scientific background information on recent findings. 240 kilometers away from land members [Read More]

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