Tag: UNSecretaryGeneral

If UN is to be credible, it must act on Burundi before it's too late

| October 11, 2017

The Burundian government carries the primary responsibility for protecting its citizens from crimes against humanity, but instead it’s the main abuser.

A UN Commission of Inquiry reported last month that the security forces, the intelligence service, and the ruling party …

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States Must Step Up Efforts to Check Spread of Deadly Weapons as Non-State Actors Exploit Rapid Technological Advances, Speakers Tell Security Council

| June 29, 2017

In tackling drones, 3D printing, the dark web and other emerging threats hindering non-proliferation efforts, States must bolster their efforts as well as technological advances in order to combat the spread of weapons of mass destruction and keep them out …

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Universal Access to Medicines, Technologies Essential for Human Well-being, Secretary-General Says, Encouraging Compliance with Health Panel’s Findings

| November 22, 2016

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on the report of the High-level Panel on Access to Medicines — “Promoting Innovation and Access to Health Technologies”, in New York today:

Despite great scientific progress, all countries, from the poorest to …

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Do not betray the victims; stand by the Rome Statute and the ICC – UN human rights chief

| November 17, 2016

16 November 2016 – In the wake of three States withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, the top United Nations human rights official has underlined that there is no substitute for the Court and called on the international community to …

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News in Brief 16 November 2016 (AM)

| November 16, 2016

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The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Photo: ICC-CPI/Max Koot (file photo)

"Collective shoulder" needs to be put behind international court

The "collective shoulder" of the international community needs to be put behind the …

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