This week's top stories from the UN News Centre, featuring the Secretary-General's trip to Burundi, DRC and South Sudan and Syrian civilians in crisis.
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United Nations - Join the United Nations Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ) in celebrating its 70th year of existence! The ACABQ was established by the General Assembly in its resolution 14 (I) of 1946 to advise the Assembly on budgetary, administrative and financial matters of the United Nations and its specialized agencies. The Committee started its formal functions in November of 1946. Today, the sixteen-member ACABQ meets primarily in New York in closed sessions fulfilling its role of providing advice to the General Assembly and other intergovernmental bodies. Its members serve in their individual capacity, not representing their countries. As the scope and complexity of the work of the United Nations continue to evolve, the ACABQ provides an assurance that all administrative, budgetary and financial aspects have been thoroughly reviewed. In its seventy years, the Advisory Committee has assisted the General Assembly in arriving at consensus-based decisions on the Organization’s critical policy matters and budgets across the whole spectrum of the Organization’s work, including major change initiatives. http://www.un.org/ga/acabq/70th
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United Nations - This week's top stories from the UN News Centre, featuring the swearing in of South Sudan's Vice President, two new resolutions on peace building and the story of a refugee who carried the Olympic torch. UN News Centre: http://www.un.org/news/
8 мес. назад
How Bashar al-Assad Destroyed Syria http://bit.ly/1WsvSso Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml As the civil war continues, the future of the Syria hangs on a thread. So is Syria on the path of becoming a failed state? Learn More: Syrian government no longer controls 83% of the country http://www.janes.com/article/53771/syrian-government-no-longer-controls-83-of-the-country "Territory fully controlled by President Assad's forces has shrunk by 18% between 1 January and 10 August 2015 to 29,797 km2, roughly a sixth of the country, according to the latest data insights produced by IHS Conflict Monitor." Fragile States Index 2015 http://library.fundforpeace.org/library/fragilestatesindex-2015.pdf "The Fragile States Index is an annual ranking of 178 nations based on their levels of stability and the pressures they face." South Sudan: Economics of a failed state http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/countingthecost/2015/06/south-sudan-economics-failed-state-150627105131904.html "South Sudan is only four years old, but the world's youngest nation tops the rank of failed states worldwide." Legitimate State Monopoly Over The Means of Violence http://www.usip.org/guiding-principles-stabilization-and-reconstruction-the-web-version/6-safe-and-secure-environment/le "What is legitimate state monopoly over the means of violence? " Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Vorsprung" Subscribe to TestTube News! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml _________________________ TestTube News is committed to answering the smart, inquisitive questions we have about life, society, politics and anything else happening in the news. It's a place where curiosity rules and together we'll get a clearer understanding of this crazy world we live in. Watch more TestTube: http://testtube.com/testtubenews TestTube now has a newsletter! Get a weekly round-up of our most popular videos across all the shows we make here at TestTube. For more info and to sign-up, click here. http://testtube.com/fwd Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testtubenetwork TestTube on Twitter https://twitter.com/TestTube Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/TraceDominguez TestTube on Facebook https://facebook.com/testtubenetwork TestTube on Google+ http://gplus.to/TestTube Download the New TestTube iOS app! http://testu.be/1ndmmMq Special thanks to Jules Suzdaltsev for hosting TestTube! Check Jules out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jules_su
8 мес. назад
United Nations Chief Ban Ki-moon is meeting with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir in Juba Thursday. His visit comes as opposing groups in the South Sudan peace process prepare to form a unity government mandated by the peace deal they signed last summer. After two years of civil war, rebel leader Riek Machar and president Kiir inked the pact in August, agreeing to run a unity government for 30 months before holding elections. Kiir appointed Machar as his vice president last week, in the first step toward forming the unity government. A short while ago, the South Sudan opposition leader and vice president Riek Machar had a conversation with the U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Mr. Machar joins VOA’s Vincent Makori by phone from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Muslims call for alternative Caliphate as the only way to defeat Terror groups like ISIS / Islamic State. The Quran teaches it is every Muslim's duty to seek to establish Shariah Law over the whole world. Little do they know they are calling for the Revival of THE BEAST OF REVELATION. The Bible warns people not to submit to the Caliph, nor to bow before the image, nor to take his mark, on forehead or hand. "And a third angel followed them, saying with a great voice, If anyone worships the beast and its image, and receives a mark in his forehead or in his hand, he also will drink of the wine of the anger of God, having been mixed undiluted in the cup of His wrath. And he will be tormented by fire and brimstone before the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb. And the smoke of their torment goes up forever and ever. And they have no rest day or night, those who worship the beast and its image, and whoever receives the mark of its name." (Revelation 14:9-11) See these for more on Islam's call to revive the Caliphate Article from the video http://www.breitbart.com/london/2015/11/21/telegraph-maybe-caliphate-not-bad-idea-not-satire/ http://youtu.be/zRC7eyMVSZ0 http://youtu.be/52xgUyR34ss "LIKE" OUR PAGE AND FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE ISLAMIC BEAST HERE http://www.facebook.com/armageddonnewsofficial/
8 мес. назад
Video shown at the UNDP 50th Anniversary Ministerial Meeting at the UN General Assembly Hall. http://50.undp.org/en/meeting
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Newly appointed South Sudan Vice President Riek Machar has welcomed the decision by President Salva Kiir to reinstall him to his former position after pressure from the international community for the two leaders to agree to share power. “It is welcome news because it is a step forward in the implementation of the peace agreement,” Machar told AFP, speaking from Ethiopia. It was not immediately clear when Machar would travel to Juba to take up his post. The appointment was agreed as part of an… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/02/14/machar-welcomes-reappointment-as-south-sudan-vice-president Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews