Author Archives: UN Insider
U.S. vetoes Israel settlement resolution, SG heads to LA for Global Creative Forum, health concerns mount in Cote d’Ivoire and more from UN Direct
“On Tuesday, the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women begins in New York, and will run through March 4…”
SG speaks out on unfolding situation in the Middle East, addresses AU panel on Cote d’Ivoire, peacekeeping heads brief Council and more from UN Direct
As the second session of the Geneva portion of the HRC Review continues, the President of the HRC has submitted the “negotiating text”, which will form the basis of the negotiations.
Pillay urges field mission to Egypt to assist in democracy transition, Security Council discusses Cote d’Ivoire and more from UN Direct
MONUSCO is reporting that on February 15, Samuel Bisengimana was extracted in Eastern DRC, a “serious blow” to FDLR, as he was responsible for mobilizing their civilian support.
SG wraps up Latin America trip, UNHCR enhances support to IDPs in Cote d’Ivoire and more from UN Direct
In regards to the recent developments in Iran, the SG said that leaders must listen attentively to the voices of the people.
Today the Council held a closed meeting on the situation in Cambodia/Thailand, pursuant to a letter from the Cambodian Perm Rep to the Security Council President requesting the meeting.
Cholera panel travels to Haiti, UNMIS prepares assistance to Southern Sudan, HRC Review continues in Geneva and more from UN Direct
“The voice of the Egyptian people, particularly the youth, has been heard, and it is for them to determine the future of their country.”
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.