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UN Secretary-General's remarks at the Security Council Meeting on Ukraine

UN Secretary-General's full remarks at the Security Council Meeting on Ukraine, at United Nations Headquarters in New York, on Tuesday, 5 April 2022. Full text here

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UN Secretary-General's full remarks at press encounter on war in Ukraine

UN Secretary-General's full remarks at press encounter on war in Ukraine, at United Nations Headquarters in New York, on Monday, 28 March 2022. Full text here

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UN Secretary-General's remarks to press on the war in Ukraine

UN Secretary-General's briefs the press on the war in Ukraine, at UN Headquarters in New York, on 22 March 2022.

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CLIP: UN Secretary-General's remarks to the Security Council on Afghanistan

UN Secretary-General's remarks to the Security Council on Afghanistan, on Wednesday, 26 January 2022. 

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Secretary-General's remarks to the General Assembly on his Priorities for 2022

Secretary-General's remarks to the General Assembly on his Priorities for 2022.

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UN Secretary-General's address to the Opening of the General Debate of UNGA76

UN Secretary-General's address to the Opening of the General Debate of the 76th Session of the General Assembly, on Tuesday, 21 September 2021. Full remarks here

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News in Brief 14 July 2021

  • Coup and COVID-19 fuelling ‘perfect storm’ in Myanmar: UN expert
  • Deadly sea routes cause migrant deaths to double
  • UNCTAD: EU carbon reduction deal won’t hurt developing exporters as badly as feared
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Courts must now try ISIL crimes which ‘rip at the soul of humanity’: Karim Khan

The outgoing head of the UN team investigating crimes committed by the ISIL terror network in Iraq, was in New York this week to give his final report to the Security Council where he delivered “clear” evidence of genocide. 

Karim Khan, Special Adviser and head of UNITAD, said there was some way to go before justice is done on behalf of the victims of crimes – such as the Yazidis - that “rip at the soul of humanity”.  Matt Wells began by asking him to summarize the report’s findings. 

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News in Brief 5 April 2021

  • Timor Leste: UN agencies support response to fatal floods 
  • Abducted women and children reunited with families 
  • US lifts sanctions against ICC officials 
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Podcast: Holocaust survivor’s lifetime of peace-seeking

Holocaust survivor Rabbi Arthur Schneier has spent decades leading efforts toward religious freedom, human rights and coexistence around the world.

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