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Ambassador Power Comment on the treatment of the CAR whistleblower

May 11, 2015 Security Council, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Reporter: Follow up on that? One question? Thanks. Appreciate it. One issue that has arisen that may not even need to wait for an investigation is that the Central African Republic says that they were never told of this, and given that these were their citizens, I wonder if you—does the U.S. think that when the UN system becomes aware of charges such as these, that the host country should be told? There’s also this issue, in the UN Dispute Tribunal ruling, that the Under Secretary General of Peacekeeping was reported, and the UN didn’t seem to dispute it, to [Read More]

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May 10, 2015 Celebrities, News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Gyalwang Drukpa Need Help for the Victims of the Nepal Quake. Second Avenue, New York, USA, May 08 2015 – His Holiness  Gyalwang Drukpa Visiting South-South News for a Press Conference on the Earthquake in Nepal. On the Photo: Gyalwang Drukpa and Ambassador Francis Lorenzo, President of the South-South News Credit: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Philippe Lazzarini, Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia. United Nations, New York, USA, May 08 2015 – Philippe Lazzarini, Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, briefs journalists on the situation the country. On the Photo: Philippe Lazzarini and DPI Credit: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire. US Ambassador Samantha Power Press Conference on Burundi United [Read More]

Samantha Power on the Downing of an UNMISS Helicopter in South Sudan

Aug 27, 2014 News, Security Council, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the August 26 downing of a UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) helicopter outside Bentiu, in northern South Sudan. Of the four Russian crew members on board, three were killed and one was injured. We extend our deepest condolences to their families and to the Russian Federation, which for several years has provided invaluable helicopters and personnel to UNMISS, without which peacekeepers would struggle to move around an extremely challenging conflict area. We welcome the UN’s announcement that it will conduct a full investigation, and call on [Read More]

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