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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]

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]

Special Event to Mark 70th Anniversary of Signing of United Nations Charter

Jun 27, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, June 26 2015. Ambassador Samantha Power U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations  Thank you so much. It’s a great honor to speak to you here on behalf of the host country, the United States – we’re incredibly proud of this role that we get to play, thanks to the founders. Deputy Secretary-General Eliasson, Vice President of the General Assembly Gunnarsson, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen. Greetings to you on this auspicious day as we look to the past and the future of our United Nations. I also want to greet Secretary-General Ban and all of those gathered in San Francisco, [Read More]

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