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HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL DISCUSSES SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN IRAN

12 March 2018 The Human Rights Council today held a discussion on the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, the late Asma Jahangir.  Presenting the report in the name of Ms. Jahangir, Catalina Devandas A...Read More

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT HEARS STATEMENTS BY HIGH-LEVEL OFFICIALS FROM TURKEY, RUSSIA, IRAN, ROMANIA, AND SOUTH AFRICA

28 February 2018 The Conference on Disarmament this morning continued its high-level segment, hearing addresses by ministerial officials from Turkey, Russia, Iran, Romania and South Africa. Ahmet Yildiz, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs o...Read More

Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2402 (2018), Security Council Renews Sanctions Against Yemen, Rejects Alternate Draft After Veto By Russian Federation

The Security Council today unanimously decided to renew a travel ban, assets freeze and arms embargo against those threatening peace and security in Yemen, rejecting an alternate draft, vetoed by the Russian Federation, that would have spot...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL OPENS THIRTY-SEVENTH REGULAR SESSION

United Nations Secretary-General, High Commissioner for Human Rights, President of the General Assembly and Foreign Minister of Switzerland Address the Council 26 February 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning opened its thirty-seventh...Read More

UNODC Executive Director Stresses Invaluable Benefits Of Host Country Partnership During Austrian MFA’s Visit

UNODC Executive Director stresses invaluable benefits of host country partnership during Austrian MFA’s visit Vienna, 20 February 2018 (UN Information Service) – The UN family in Vienna has benefitted tremendously from its strong partnershi...Read More

Secretary-General Extends Condolences To Iran In Wake Of Tragic Airplane Accident

The Secretary-General was deeply saddened to learn of the tragic airplane accident today near Yasuj, Iran.

Security Council: Iran

Note:  A complete summary of today’s Security Council meeting will be made available after its conclusion.

Secretary-General Deplores Loss Of Life During Protests In Iran, Urges Respect for Right To Peaceful Assembly, Free Expression

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

Statement On Behalf Of The UN Special Envoy For Syria, Staffan De Mistura

22 December 2017 Special Envoy de Mistura attended today the Astana meeting, which was hosted very effectively by President Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan and organised under the auspices of the three guarantors of the 30 December 2016 ceasefire ...Read More

Maintain Strong Support For ‘Vital’ Accord On Iran Nuclear Programme, United Nations Political Affairs Chief Urges Security Council

The head of United Nations political affairs urged the Security Council today to maintain strong support for the agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme, asking its signatories to work out their respective concerns, as it remained vital for i...Read More

Iran-Iraq Earthquake Death Toll Deeply Saddens Secretary General

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:

SYRIA: SUFFERING OF CIVILIANS IN EASTERN GHOUTA “AN OUTRAGE” – ZEID

27 October 2017 GENEVA, 27 October 2017 (Issued as received) – The situation of at least 350,000 besieged civilians in Eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of Damascus, is an outrage, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein ...Read More

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