Author Archives: UN Insider
GA unanimously suspends Libya from HRC, SG briefs GA on humanitarian assistance, WFP’s Sheeran travels to Tunisia and more from UN Direct
The High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay warned authorities in Yemen against any violent repression against planned protests today.
UN maintains focus on Libya in NY, Geneva & D.C., Amos briefs on humanitarian situation, Pascoe wraps-up Egypt visit and more from UN Direct
Today through Friday, March 4, the second PrepCom of the UN Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty will be held in NY.
Security Council considers Libya sanctions, SG will meet Obama Monday as Clinton discusses situation in Geneva, concern about violence in Cote d’Ivoire and more from UN Direct
According to a new report released by UNICEF today, investing in the world’s 1.2 billion adolescents between the ages of 10 and 19 now can break entrenched cycles of poverty and inequality.
New reports out on Cote d’Ivoire, Tunisia, U.S. supports Libya’s expulsion from the Human Rights Council and more from UN Direct
“Tonight, the SG will attend the celebration of the launch of UN Women, where he plans to emphasize his support for the new agency and underline the UN’s commitment in investing in women…”
SG cuts LA trip short to discuss Libya, Luck and Deng sound alarm on violence, and more from UN Direct
On Thursday, DSG Asha-Rose Migiro will travel to Kuwait from to represent the SG at the celebrations of the 20th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait.
Flurry of diplomatic activity on Libya as SG, High Commissioner make strong statements, CSW opens at HQ, and more from UN Direct
“Yesterday Margot Wallstrom welcomed the conviction of several army officers in the northeastern part of the DRC, noting that the military not only reacted swiftly but also conducted the legal proceedings fairly”
The SG: In Ethiopia over the weekend, the SG is now in the United Arab Emirates. Today he met with Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, where the two discussed developments in the region, including Syria, Iran, Lebanon, Egypt and Jordan, and in the Middle East Peace Process.