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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]

Nikki Haley Presser on the IAEA Visit

Aug 25, 2017 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, August 25 2017 – Nikki Haley United States Ambassador to the UN, addresses the press on Her visit to the IAEA today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   United Nations, August 25 2017 – United States ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon (UNIFIL) was “not doing its job effectively” describing its commander’s position on Hizbollah’s arms in the south as “an embarrassing lack of understanding on what is going on around him.” Speaking to reporters in New York today, Haley said UNIFIL [Read More]

Ban Ki-moon Asks For More Money and Cooperation

Sep 29, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Stephanie Zawalski/Europa Newswire September, 28th 2015 UNITED NATIONS — The 70th session of the General Assembly kicked off the General Debates today which will continue through October 2nd. In his opening statement to the General Assembly, the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, pleaded for financial assistance from the world’s developed countries, stating that $20 billion is necessary in order to meet this year’s need for humanitarian aid, “We are not receiving enough money to save enough lives.” He cited the massive budget gaps for several of the UN’s efforts including those in Iraq, South Sudan and Yemen which he [Read More]

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