CELAC Calls for Political Solution to Conflict in Syria

0 Havana, Sep 11.- The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) urged the Secretary-General of the United Nations to continue efforts to end the conflict in Syria, according to a statement released in this capital today. The regional agency expressed its "serious concern" about the situation in Syria, and the dangers it poses to the Middle Eastern region

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UN Demands End of Violence Vs Women

0 United Nations, Nov 23. -The United Nations urged on Wednesday the governments to put an end to the violence against women and girls affirming that "only then will we have a more just, peaceful and equitable world".The call is included in a message issued by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as part of the celebration on Thursday of the

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UN: Total Rejection of U.S. Blockade on Cuba

1 United Nations, Oct 25. -The United Nations condemned for the 20th consecutive year the U.S.-imposed blockade of Cuba and demanded its immediate lifting.U.S. Blockade Harms Sensitive Sectors of Cuban Society  Nicaragua Condemns U.S. Blockade of Cuba China Condemns U.S. Blockade of Cuba UN: 20th Years Condemning U.S. Blockade on Cuba CARICOM: U.S. Blockade of Cuba Is Anachronistic The U.S.

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UN Readies to Condemn Blockade on Cuba

1 United Nations, Oct 21. -The United Nations will present on October 25, for the 20th consecutive year, a resolution demanding the end of the almost 50-year U.S. blockade to Cuba, valued at 975 billion USD.US Blockade Affects Cuban Geology Development That day, the General Assembly will submit to vote a document with a long list of damages suffered by

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UN Proposes Measures to Eradicate AIDS Deaths and Infections

1 United Nations, Jun 9. -The United Nations proposed five world objectives to the international community to eradicate AIDS-related deaths and new infections of HIV-AIDS by 2015. These new goals are included in a report presented by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on occasion of a high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the subject begun Wednesday with the presence

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UN Calls for Combating Small ArmsTrafficking

1 United Nations, Apr 26. -The United Nations warned today of widespread trafficking of small arms and light weapons and ammunition, compared to over seven billion USD in legal sales. The exact value of illegal transactions cannot be determined, but may be in the billions, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said in a report to the Security Council on Monday.

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UN Actions in Libya, Tunez, Egypt Announced

2 United Nations, Mar 13. -The United Nations will develop a strong activity in North Africa next week, with direct actions in Libya, Tunisia and Egypt, confirmed the organization''s secretary general Ban Ki-moon. The first action will be executed by the former Jordanian foreign minister and newly appointed UN special envoy to Libya Abdelilah Al Khatib, who arrived in Tripoli

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UN Assigns Aid to Colombia and 14 Countries

2 United Nations, Jan 19. -The United Nations assigned emergency humanitarian aid of U.S. $ 84 million to 15 countries, including Colombia, to combat hunger, malnutrition, disease, conflict and displacement. The information was released by the UN coordinator for such assistance, Valerie Amos, who said that the resources come from the Central Emergency Response Fund. Colombia is the only Latin

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UN: Int’l Team to Probe Origin of Cholera in Haiti

0 United Nations, Dec 18. -The United Nations is working to create an international group to identify the origins of the cholera epidemic that has spread throughout Haiti since October, a top UN official reported Thursday. UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Alain LeRoy said the team of scientists should be "completely independent," and its creation will be coordinated with the

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UN Speeds Up Aid to Haiti for Cholera

17 United Nations, Oct 24. -The United Nations is speeding up medical aid to Haiti to face the outbreak of cholera that has provoked the death of at least 150 people, as confirmed by a high official of the organization Friday. Catherine Bragg, vice coordinator for humanitarian assistance, said to reporters that the assistance to Haiti includes workers, 300,000 anti-cholera

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