Author Archives: UN Insider
SG convenes senior meeting on Japan nuclear situation, HRC votes to establish commission of inquiry on Cote d’Ivoire abuses, and more from UN Direct
UNHCR is reporting increased internal displacement in Eastern Libya, and has offered to dispatch supplies for up to 50,000 people if necessary.
HRC appoints Iran investigator, achieves compromise on defamation of religion issue, SG briefs Council on Libya and more from UN Direct
UNOCI is reporting that the number of deaths due to post-electoral violence (verified by the Mission since mid-December) has reached 461.
SG condemns violence in West Jerusalem, Syria, and Libya, set to brief Council on Libya tomorrow, HRC issues statement on LGBT rights and more from UN Direct
OCHA: has released new report on East Jerusalem, the first report to analyze the humanitarian impact of measures implemented by Israel on the Palestinian population.
SG wraps up trip in Tunisia, offers UN’s assistance, humanitarian assistance is mobilized in Libya and more from UN Direct
On the security side, Belgium, Ukraine, Norway, Spain and UAE have notified the Secretary-General of their support for the implementation of 1973, in addition to the UK, France, U.S, Denmark, Canada, Italy and Qatar.
SG urges Egyptian officials to lift state of emergency, congratulates Haiti on successful elections, WHO issues top 30 medicines to save women’s and children’s lives, and more from UN Direct
Security Council: the Council held consultations on Libya this afternoon, following a request by Russia and China.
SG condemns violence in Yemen, travels to Paris to follow-up on Council action on Libya, U.S. responses to human rights recommendations in Geneva and more from UN Direct
DG of the IAEA Yukiya Amano will brief Member States on the nuclear emergency in Japan and then will brief the press on Monday afternoon.
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.