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Kerry Calls for Transition Away From Assad in Security Council

Oct 2, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Stephanie Zawalski/Europa Newswire October 1, 2015 UNITED NATIONS — Yesterday the Security Council met regarding counter terrorism in the Middle East and North Africa . The council focused largely on the Syrian crisis and near solidarity could be heard in favor of a political, over a military solution. Sergey Lavrov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, solidified the Russian position, agreeing that their must be a political solution, but making it clear that the only way they see an end to the terrorism overwhelming the region is by working with the Syrian government including president Bashar al-Assad. Secretary [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]

Peace and Security

Feb 24, 2015 Security Council, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

During a Security Council’s ministerial-level debate on Maintaining International Peace and Security, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said “we must be willing to act before situations deteriorate.  This is both a moral responsibility and critical for the maintenance of international peace and security.  We cannot afford to be indifferent.” The debate –with some 80 speakers -reviews the course of the UN since it was founded 70 years ago and promotes the spirit of the UN Charter. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations: “We must be willing to act before situations deteriorate.  This is both a moral responsibility and critical for the [Read More]

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