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Diplomatic Pouch

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Interview with Michael Møller, Director-General, United Nations Headquarters in Geneva

When Michael Møller was asked to assume the post as interim Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, it was initially thought to be for a few months. He did such an outstanding job that, when the interim period was close to an end, members of the diplomatic corps in Geneva had already sent […]

Revue de livre par Jean-Martin Tchaptchet, écrivain, ancien haut fonctionnaire du Bureau international du travail (BIT) “L’AFRIQUE DANS LA MARCHE DE L’ACTION HUMANITAIRE” de Hubert Edongo Menye

Garba Shehu, porte-parole de la Présidence de la République Fédérale du Nigeria, a écrit dans un communiqué repris le 6 décembre 2016  par Reuters qu’ “Une organisation des Nations Unies a crié sur tous les toits que 100.000 personnes allaient mourir de faim l’année prochaine” dans le Nord-Est du pays. Puis il a ajouté. “Ce […]

António Guterres appointed next UN Secretary-General by acclamation

13 October 2016 – The General Assembly today appointed by acclamation the former Prime Minister of Portugal, António Guterres, as the next United Nations Secretary-General, to succeed Ban Ki-moon when he steps down on 31 December. Mr. Guterres, aged 67, was Prime Minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002, and the UN High Commissioner for […]

REPORT TO HRC 32: CONTINUING HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN HAWAII

UNITED NATIONS, GENEVA – A delegation of Hawaiian nationals attended the 32nd session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva to report on the continuing and escalating human rights violations being committed by the United States through its prolonged, illegal occupation of the Hawaiian Islands. The Hawaiian delegation once again repudiated the claim by […]

ALASKA and HAWAII Pursue THE RIGHT TO SELF-DETERMINATION

  UNITED NATIONS, GENEVA – Representatives from Alaska and Hawaii re-assert their diplomatic protests against the unlawful annexation of their countries in interventions and panel events during the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council that met from 13 June – 1 July of this year in Geneva, Switzerland. The United States continues to violate […]

Former Norwegian Minister Erik Solheim Takes Reins at UN Environment Programme

Solheim pledges to tackle major environmental issues such as ocean and air pollution, climate change, and nexus between conflict, migration and the environment   Nairobi, 27 June 2016 – Erik Solheim, a former Minister of Environment and International Development in Norway, began his tenure today as Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme, with the […]

LE POIDS DE L’EMPREINTE DE LA COERCITION DIPLOMATIQUE

DIPLOMATIE INTERNATIONALE ET SOCIÉTÉ, par Dan Albertini Entre (). Si Donald Trump candidat à la présidence (U.S.) sait visiter à Vertières. Il aura vu l’esprit de la grande bataille de la Ravine-à-Couleuvres. On y parle de Roosevelt président en visite au Cap-Haïtien. Il a compris alors pourquoi Bill sortit d’Haïti devint président. Il peut en échange […]

LE GRAND COLLISIONNEUR KEYSTONE

DIPLOMATIE INTERNATIONALE ET SOCIÉTÉ, par Dan Albertini Entre (). Port-au-Prince a le choix de refaire et bien ses élections présidentielles. Sinon, le Sénat et le Commissaire en charge du district devront-ils interroger Jean-Claude Henry sur ce qu’il aurait vu faire des PV, chez son ex-patron Pierre Opont (porteur avéré de bracelet rose) ? L’avalanche diplomatique […]

DOUGLAS IN ADVOCATE OF NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT

Photos: ActionPress/PM Virot Douglas is an advocate of nuclear disarmament, a supporter of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, sits on the board of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, and is an honorary Board Member of the anti-war grant-making foundation Ploughshares Fund. In 1998, he was appointed UN Messenger of Peace by Secretary-General Kofi Annan.[65] He is […]

LES VÉRITABLES ÉPREUVES DE TRUDEAU ONT COMMENCÉ

DIPLOMATIE INTERNATIONALE ET SOCIÉTÉ, Par Dan Albertini Entre (). Le Bénin échappe à Yayi au profit de Tablot, sous les yeux de la conciliation d’Ouattara. Mais, qu’est devenu le renard de Porto Novo (Albert Tévoédjré) ? Fermons les (). Il faut garder le pouvoir afin d’opérer les changements nécessaires mais il faut d’abord s’y maintenir. C’est là […]