June 4th 2014: Ambassadors’ Panel Discussion – Women Ambassadors serving on the United Nations Security Council

June 4th 2014: Ambassadors’ Panel Discussion – Women Ambassadors serving on the United Nations  Security Council

Ambassadors’ Panel Discussion  on the Issues on the Security Council Agenda by Women Ambassadors serving on the United Nations  Security Council Watch the UN webcast Read more about the United Nations Security Council    PANELISTS: H.E. Mrs. María Cristina Perceval Permanent Representative of Argentina to the UN Biography       UNPhoto/JC Mcllwaine     H.E. Ms. Raimonda Murmokaitė Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the UN Biography      UN Photo/ Evan Schneider     H.E. Ms. Sylvie Lucas Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the UN  Biography       UN Photo/ Eskinder Debebe     H.E. Ms. U. Joy Ogwu Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN Biography       UN Photo/Rick Bajornas     H.E. Ms. Samantha Power Permanent Representative of the United States  to the UN Biography       UN Photo/JC McIlwaine       MODERATOR:   H.E. Ms. Simona-Mirela Miculescu Permanent Representative of Romania to the UN Biography     UN Photo/Evan Schneider            ...

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Security Council urges stronger measures to keep chemical, nuclear weapons away from terrorists

While Governments around the world are working hard to keep weapons of mass destruction out of the hands of terrorists, a decade after adopting a landmark resolution on the issue, the United Nations Security Council today said that it “remains gravely concerned by the threat of terrorism, and the risk that non-State actors may acquire, develop, traffic in or use nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and their means of delivery.” Read...

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Ban to dispatch top UN political aide to Ukraine, as Security Council meets again on crisis

As the United Nations Security Council convened its second urgent session this week on the situation in Ukraine,  Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon reiterated his grave concern over the rising tensions in the country’s east and south, particularly events in the crisis-gripped city of Slovyansk, where two Ukrainian military helicopters were shot down overnight and a group of European observes captured on 26 April remains in detention. Read...

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