Last week, Nato’s secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg launched the idea of reworking the Vienna Document on Confidence and Security Building Measures, a politically binding commitment to openness and transparency in military matters within an agreed zone of application across the wider Europe—including the entire post-Soviet space.
This appears timely when the role of the military in European […]
ROME – 28 October – “Last month’s adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals acknowledged that the rule of law is essential for protecting the international development agenda,” said the Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Yury Fedotov today in a meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella.
“Transnational organized crime is a […]
Vienna, Austria – 23 October 2015 – salty statement on Palestine made by representatives of the Quartet – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, United States Secretary of State John Kerry, European Union High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (represented by United Nations Special Coordinator for […]
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 00:00 – The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns in the strongest terms the crime committed by Israeli forces on Monday, 12 October 2015, in occupied East Jerusalem, which resulted in killing Hassan Khaled Mahayna (Manasra) (15), from Beit Hanina village, north of the city. Moreover, PCHR condemns the deliberate […]
الوزير المالكي يرفع علم فلسطين على مقر الأمم المتحدة في العاصمة النمساوية فيينا
Secretary-General Says Now Is Time for the Realization of Two States for Two Peoples
The flag of the State of Palestine has been raised for the first time at the United Nations Office at Vienna, following the adoption of a resolution in the United […]
Address by His Excellency Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. UN Photo/Cia Pak
Russia has been accused by the President of Ukraine of fighting an “aggressive war” against his country.
The UN has said that around 8,000 people have been killed in the eastern European country as a result of a conflict between government forces […]
29 September 2015. A meeting on illicit trafficking in precious metals took place in Turin from 23 to 25 September. The meeting was part of a programme implemented by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) and funded by the Government of South Africa.
The initiative aims to establish a network of key […]
The Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is extremely concerned about the deteriorating situation facing refugees and migrants arriving across Europe. He recalls that many are fleeing persecution, conflict and human rights abuses and have endured arduous journeys in order to reach safety.
He calls on all European States to ensure that they abide by their international obligations, including […]