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MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General, Commemorating World Humanitarian Day, Recalls Casualties Among Civilians, Aid Workers in 15 Years Since Attack on United Nations in Baghdad

By   /  August 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Humanitarian issues, Theme/Official observances, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General, Commemorating World Humanitarian Day, Recalls Casualties Among Civilians, Aid Workers in 15 Years Since Attack on United Nations in Baghdad

Source: United Nations 4 Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on World Humanitarian Day, to be observed on 19 August: We mark World Humanitarian Day every year on 19 August, to express solidarity with people affected by humanitarian crises and pay tribute to the humanitarian workers who help them.  This year’s commemoration marks the fifteenth […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Amplifying Voices of Victims Critical to Countering Terrorist Narratives, Stresses Secretary-General, as International Remembrance Day Exhibition Opens

By   /  August 18, 2018  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Official observances, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Amplifying Voices of Victims Critical to Countering Terrorist Narratives, Stresses Secretary-General, as International Remembrance Day Exhibition Opens

Source: United Nations 4 Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the opening of the multimedia exhibition “Surviving Terrorism:  Victim’s Voices”, in New York today: Distinguished representatives of the victims and survivors of terrorism, excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, it is a great honour to welcome you this morning and to launch the exhibition to […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General, on First International Day to Remember Terrorism Victims, Hails Communities Demonstrating Resilience in Face of Attacks

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Official observances, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General, on First International Day to Remember Terrorism Victims, Hails Communities Demonstrating Resilience in Face of Attacks

Source: United Nations 4 Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the First International Day of Remembrance of, and Tribute to, the Victims of Terrorism, to be observed on 21 August: Terrorism is one of the most challenging issues of our time and a serious threat to international peace and security.  From Tajikistan to […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Stresses Essential Need to Protect Rights, Identities of Indigenous Peoples, in Message for International Day

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Climate, Climate Change, English, Environment, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Human rights, Theme/Official observances, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Stresses Essential Need to Protect Rights, Identities of Indigenous Peoples, in Message for International Day

Source: United Nations 4 Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, observed on 9 August: Indigenous peoples have a profound spiritual connection to their lands and resources.  Yet, increasingly, indigenous persons are migrating within their countries and across international borders.  The reasons are complex and varied.  Some […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: In Observing International Day, United Nations Draws Attention to Migration, Trans-Border Movement of Indigenous Peoples

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Climate, Climate Change, Defence, English, Environment, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Human rights, Theme/Official observances, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: In Observing International Day, United Nations Draws Attention to Migration, Trans-Border Movement of Indigenous Peoples

Source: United Nations 4 Indigenous peoples continue to face discrimination, marginalization, violence and other infringements upon their basic rights, and these challenges are even greater when they migrate outside their traditional territories to urban areas or across international borders. The 2018 International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (9 August) “is an opportunity to explore challenges and […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Young People Need Safe Spaces Where They Can Express Themselves Freely, Secretary-General Says in Message on International Youth Day

By   /  August 4, 2018  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Official observances, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Young People Need Safe Spaces Where They Can Express Themselves Freely, Secretary-General Says in Message on International Youth Day

Source: United Nations 4 Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on International Youth Day, observed on 12 August: The hopes of the world rest on young people.  Peace, economic dynamism, social justice, tolerance — all this and more, today and tomorrow, depends on tapping into the power of youth. Yet, more than 400 million young women […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Human Trafficking ‘Takes Many Forms, Knows No Borders’, Secretary-General Says in Message for World Day

By   /  July 28, 2018  /  24-7, Crime, English, Global Bodies, Immigration, Justice, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Official observances, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Human Trafficking ‘Takes Many Forms, Knows No Borders’, Secretary-General Says in Message for World Day

Source: United Nations 4 Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, observed on 30 July: Trafficking in persons is a vile crime that feeds on inequalities, instability and conflict.  Human traffickers profit from peoples’ hopes and despair.  They prey on the vulnerable and rob them of their fundamental […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Quoting Nelson Mandela on His Centenary, Secretary-General Says Overcoming Poverty ‘Is Not an Act of Charity, It Is an Act of Justice’

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, English, Fisheries, Global Bodies, Human Rights, Justice, law, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Official observances, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Quoting Nelson Mandela on His Centenary, Secretary-General Says Overcoming Poverty ‘Is Not an Act of Charity, It Is an Act of Justice’

Source: United Nations 4 Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at an event to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s centenary, in New York today: I am very pleased to be with you to celebrate the life and achievements of one of the greatest leaders of our time. Nelson Mandela would have been 100 years old today.  I […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Held Captive for Many Years, Madiba Never Became Prisoner of His Past, Says Secretary-General in Message on Nelson Mandela Day

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, English, Global Bodies, Justice, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Official observances, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Held Captive for Many Years, Madiba Never Became Prisoner of His Past, Says Secretary-General in Message on Nelson Mandela Day

Source: United Nations 4 Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message on Nelson Mandela Day: Nelson Mandela was a towering global advocate for justice and equality.  He continues to inspire the world through his example of courage and compassion. Nelson Mandela was held captive for many years.  But he never became […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: World Needs More Women Legislators, Says Secretary-General in Message for International Day of Parliamentarism

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, Health, Human Rights, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Official observances, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: World Needs More Women Legislators, Says Secretary-General in Message for International Day of Parliamentarism

Source: United Nations 4 Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Parliamentarism, observed on 30 June: The International Day of Parliamentarism, a new United Nations observance, recognizes the pivotal role played by parliaments.  As a former parliamentarian, I have felt, first‑hand, the responsibility of representing people and trying to advance their […]

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