Archive for April, 2013

Security Council Press Statement on Central African Republic

30th April 2013 Uncategorized

New York – The members of the Security Council heard a briefing by Mr. Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs on the situation in the Central African Republic. (more…)

Security Council welcomes agreement by Guineans to resolve differences peacefully

30th April 2013 Uncategorized

New York – The Security Council today welcomed the joint declaration of non-violence signed last week in Conakry between the main Guinean stakeholders in which they committed themselves to resolve all differences exclusively through peaceful means. (more…)

UN chief condemns terrorist attack on Syrian Prime Minister’s convoy

30th April 2013 Uncategorized

New York – The Secretary-General condemns the terrorist attack on the convoy of Syrian Prime Minister Wael Al-Halki in Damascus earlier today, which resulted in deaths and injuries. He expresses his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wishes those injured a speedy recovery. (more…)

UN Great Lakes envoy kicks off regional visit with meetings in DR Congo

30th April 2013 Uncategorized

New York – Mary Robinson, the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa, began her week-long visit to the region today by meeting with the senior leadership of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and of the United Nations mission there. (more…)

Governments begin Bonn talks to discuss options towards 2015 global climate agreement and how to drive climate action now

30th April 2013 Uncategorized

Bonn – The latest round of climate talks under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) kicked off in Bonn today, against a background of steeply rising global greenhouse gas emissions and a growing sense of urgency to take action to stave off the worst effects of climate change. (more…)