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MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General’s message on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Vilence in Conflict – “The Plight and Rights of Children Born of War” [scroll down for French version]

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, gun control, Health, Human Rights, Justice, law, Legal, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, United Nations secretary general  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General’s message on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Vilence in Conflict – “The Plight and Rights of Children Born of War” [scroll down for French version]

Source: United Nations secretary general Sexual violence in conflict is a threat to our collective security and a stain on our common humanity. Its effects can echo across generations, through trauma, stigma, poverty, poor health and unwanted pregnancy. Children conceived through wartime rape often struggle with issues of identity and belonging for decades after the […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Opening remarks at press encounter with Foreign Minister of Norway Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide and Prime Minister of Somalia Hassan Ali Khaire on the margins of the Oslo Forum

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, English, Fisheries, Global Bodies, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Norway, Open Source Intel, Terrorism, Trade, United Nations, United Nations secretary general  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Opening remarks at press encounter with Foreign Minister of Norway Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide and Prime Minister of Somalia Hassan Ali Khaire on the margins of the Oslo Forum

Source: United Nations secretary general Ladies and gentlemen of the press, it’s a pleasure to be with all of you today. Indeed, we live in a dangerous world where we see a multiplication of new conflicts, old conflicts that seem never to die, and conflicts becoming more and more interlinked and more linked to what […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Migrant and Refugee Children

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, International Law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, United Nations secretary general  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Migrant and Refugee Children

Source: United Nations secretary general As a matter of principle, the Secretary-General believes that refugees and migrants should always be treated with respect and dignity, and in accordance with existing international law. Children must not be traumatized by being separated from their parents. Family unity must be preserved. Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General MIL OSI […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General’s Message to the Third Review Conference of the Programme of Action on illicit small arms and light weapons

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Business, Commerce, Defence, English, Global Bodies, Health, Human Rights, Intelligence, law, Legal, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Police, Security, United Nations, United Nations secretary general  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General’s Message to the Third Review Conference of the Programme of Action on illicit small arms and light weapons

Source: United Nations secretary general Every year, over half a million people are killed violently around the world, mostly through small arms fire. Those pulling the trigger may be soldiers, border guards or police, using their weapons as a last resort, in accordance with the principles of necessity, proportionality and restraint. Some are private security guards […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Note to Correspondents: Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, on the situation in Hudaydah, Yemen

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Crime, English, Global Bodies, Human Rights, International Law, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Saudi, United Nations, United Nations secretary general  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Note to Correspondents: Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, on the situation in Hudaydah, Yemen

Source: United Nations secretary general The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, expressed grave concern at the potentially disastrous impact on civilians of the military offensive against the port of Hudaydah, launched on 13 June by pro-government forces backed by Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE), against Houthi fighters […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Note to Correspondents: Press statement by United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, English, France, Germany, Global Bodies, Iran, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Russia, Saudi, Syria Conflict, Trade, Turkish Government, United Kingdom, United Nations, United Nations secretary general, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Note to Correspondents: Press statement by United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura

Source: United Nations secretary general Good afternoon.  I want to make a short statement today to bring you up to date. For the moment I will probably not take questions because there are many details that I would like to be able to elaborate on at a second opportunity [when you will be able to […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General’s message for 100-Day Countdown to the International Day of Peace [scroll down for French version]

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, Human Rights, Justice, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, United Nations secretary general  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General’s message for 100-Day Countdown to the International Day of Peace [scroll down for French version]

Source: United Nations secretary general The International Day of Peace, observed every year on 21 September, embodies our shared aspiration to end conflict in all its forms and to safeguard the human rights of all people. It is a day on which the United Nations calls for a 24-hour global ceasefire, with the hope that one […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General’s message for International Albinism Awareness Day [scroll down for French version]

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, English, Global Bodies, Human Rights, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, United Nations secretary general  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General’s message for International Albinism Awareness Day [scroll down for French version]

Source: United Nations secretary general Albinism is a genetic condition that affects people throughout the world, regardless of race, ethnicity or gender. Yet, tragically, people with albinism continue to suffer widespread discrimination, stigma and social exclusion. Very many, including children and women, are extremely vulnerable, isolated and subject to abuse and violence.   The endorsement of […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Note to Correspondents: Statement by Martin Griffiths, Special Envoy for Yemen on the situation in Hudaydah

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, United Nations secretary general  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Note to Correspondents: Statement by Martin Griffiths, Special Envoy for Yemen on the situation in Hudaydah

Source: United Nations secretary general  I am extremely concerned about the military developments in Hudaydah. Further military escalation will have serious consequences on the dire humanitarian situation in the country and will have an impact on my efforts to resume political negotiations to reach an inclusive political settlement to the conflict in Yemen. I cannot […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on agreement on the “name” issue

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, United Nations secretary general  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on agreement on the “name” issue

Source: United Nations secretary general With reference to the talks between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the Secretary-General welcomes the agreement settling the difference between the sides described in the United Nations Security Council resolutions 817 (1993) and 845 (1993). He commends the parties for their determination to bring this long-standing dispute […]

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