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International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Presser

Oct 9, 2017 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations – NY – OCTOBER 9, 2017 – The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, held a press conference at UN headquarters, sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the UN. Beatrice Fihn (centre), Executive Director of ICAN, addresses journalists. She is flanked by Tim Wright (left), Asia-Pacific Director of ICAN; and Ray Acheson, Director of Reaching Critical Will and advocate with ICAN. Brazilian Ambassador Mauro Vieira is pictured at Left, Costa Rica Ambassador Juan Carlos Mendoza García is pictured at right. (Luiz C. Ribeiro/Europa Newswire)   United Nations, October [Read More]

Secretary-General’s remarks at Staff Day Opening Ceremony and Memorial Wreath Laying

Sep 8, 2017 News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, September 08 2017 – Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti, Chef de Cabinet to the Secretary-General during the 2017 UN Staff Day a special event Celebrating the Contribution of all UN Workers to Peace and Security today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, September 08 2017. Thank you, Ms. Bibi Sherifa Khan, President of the United Nations Staff Union. It is a pleasure to join you for Staff Day. This is a day to recognize the remarkable staff who bring the United Nations [Read More]

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza Meet With the UNSG

Aug 26, 2017 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, August 25 2017 – Jorge Arreaza, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela speaks to journalists today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, August 25 2017 – The Foreign Minister of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza, today said that the financial sanctions imposed by the United States on Venezuela, coupled with threats of military force, constitute “the worst aggression to Venezuela in the last 200 years.” Arreaza asked “What do they want? They want to starve the Venezuelan people? What is it they are looking for?” He [Read More]

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