CARICOM Backs South Korean Candidacy for UNSC

1 Georgetown, Aug 3.- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) offered its support to South Korea in looking for a non permanent seat in the UN Security Council for 2013-2014. In a state visit to Seoul, Secretary General of CARICOM, Irwin LaRocque, said that the 15 members of CARICOM decided to support the candidacy of the Republic of Korea. Other countries aspiring

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UN Security Council to Authorize 300 Observers in Syria

2 United Nations, Apr 21.- The UN Security Council on Saturday will increase the number of observers to 300 to stop violence in Syria and implement a plan agreed between UN envoy Kofi Annan and the government of that country. The related resolution will be voted during a special session convened on Saturday at 11:00 hours, local time in New

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UN Mission in Haiti Examines Situation

1 Port-au-Prince, Feb 13. – Representatives of the UN Security Council will examine on Monday in this capital Haiti''s efforts to recover from natural, humanitarian disasters, and political crisis. The agenda of the international delegates' visit, to end on Thursday, includes meetings with local authorities and the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) to discuss tasks and plans to

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Expectations in UN over Iran Sanctions

3 United Nations, Sep 9. -As the deadline expired Thursday for sanctions imposed on Iran by the UN Security Council, the issue appeared to be off the official agenda. The Security Council agenda for Thursday includes items on Haiti and the election of a member of the International Court of Justice. Also, a meeting will be held of the committee

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