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Security Council Meeting on the Chemical Weapons Attack in Britain

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United Nations, New York, USA, April 18 2018 – British Ambassador to the United Nations Karen Pierces during a Security Council meeting on the Chemical weapons attack situation between Britain and Russia today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu told the Security Council that samples collected by the UN chemical watchdog (OPCW) team “confirm the findings of the United Kingdom relating to the identity of the toxic chemical that was used on 4 March in Salisbury.” Speaking at the Council today Nakamitsu said the OPCW team [Read More]

Ambassador Matthew Rycroft of UK

Mar 1, 2017 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, 28 February 2017 – Ambassador Matthew Rycroft Permanent Representative of  UK to the UN after the Russian Security Council Veto on the Syrian Chemical Weapons attack on there Civilian Population  today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire

Decreased Funding for International Education is “Deplorable” Says Gordon Brown

Mar 31, 2015 United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

S Stephanie Zawalski/Europa Newswire March 18, 2015 UNITED NATIONS — During a press conference given by Gordon Brown, the United Nations Special Envoy for Education and the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, expressed his deep dissatisfaction with the apathetic response of the international community toward funding the education of children in areas of heavy conflict. According to Brown education is currently down to 1% of all humanitarian aid. The focus of the press conference was on the $163 million gap necessary to expand a double shift school system implemented in Lebanon that would get an additional five hundred [Read More]

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