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At UN As World Cup Starts, Ambassadors Don Jerseys, Russia Beats Saudi Arabia 5-0

Jun 14, 2018 News, Secretary General, Security Council, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, June 14 2018 – Security Council members, wearing the jerseys of their national teams, gathered in the chamber today to mark the opening of this year’s FIFA World Cup today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Miroslav Lajcak President of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, pose for a group photo with Council members, including Vassily Nebenzia, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of June. Photos: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   By Kurt Wheelock When the 2018 [Read More]

Saudi Arabia Donates $100 Million to UN Counter Terrorism Centre

Aug 17, 2014 News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Since it was founded in 2011, the United Nations has urged governments worldwide to help fund their Counter Terrorism Centre. Saudi Arabia answered that call on Wednesday, donating $100 million dollars to help support the Centre’s efforts. The country has also issued a challenge to other nations, calling on them to match their support.   According to Saudi ambassador to the United States Adel al-Jubeir, the money will be used to help provide technology, tools, and other methods that will allow the Centre to confront and eliminate terrorist threats around the world. When the UN Counter [Read More]

$100 million to UN Counter Terrorism Centre

Aug 16, 2014 News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon thanked the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for donating $100 million for the Counter Terrorism Centre. The Secretary-General said the Centre, which was launched in 2011 with an initial $10 million contribution by Saudi Arabia, has supported 31 projects around the world. The United States, the United Kingdom and Germany have responded to that call, Secretary-General Ban told reporters. “I urge other Member States to follow the example of Saudi Arabia by investing in the Centre’s efforts. I am confident that this timely contribution will make a real difference at national, regional and [Read More]

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