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Enlightened Universe for the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations

Oct 25, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Gabarrón reveiles his sculpture “Enlightened Universe” in Central Park. Ban Ki-moon: “a masterpiece to show how we create a more inclusive world” Available in New York City until 15 November, will bring UN values to major cities NEW YORK, OCTOBER 25 2015 – On October 24, 2015, while symbolic landmarks and landscapes worldwide where going UN Blue, lighting the Earth up to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, an artistic unveiling took place in as iconic Central Park, specifically at Rumsey Playfield, at 4:30 pm. Spanish painter and sculptor Cristobal Gabarrón introduced to New Yorkers as well as [Read More]

Who is responsible for the use of chemical weapons in Syria

Aug 7, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, August 07 2015 – Samantha Power, United States Permanent Representative to the UN, speaks to members of her Delegations on the way out of the UNHQ, following the adoption of resolution 2235 (2015) by the Security Council. The resolution sets out the steps for the creation of a Joint Investigative Mechanism of the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to identify individuals or entities responsible for the use of chemical weapons in Syria. On the Photo: US Ambassador Samantha Power Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire The United Nations Security Council today  gave the [Read More]

SG Comments on Tour of Ebola-Affected Countries

Dec 23, 2014 News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Stephanie Zawalski/Europa Newswire December 22, 2014 UNITED NATIONS — The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, spoke after a system-wide meeting addressing the Ebola crisis, insisting that the UN’s response to the outbreak needs to be “Rapid, effective and comprehensive.” He emphasized the importance of embracing those, including medical professionals, who traveled to affected areas, stating that, “Ebola caregivers should be praised, not shunned. People who have traveled to Ebola-affected countries and have no signs of infection, are no threat” and commented that it is also critical to “combat the contagion of fear.” During his travels he visited the countries hit hardest [Read More]

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