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Photo: UNAMI 30 August 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed “deep regret’ over the decision by the Egyptian court of Cassation to uphold the sentencing of several Al Jazeera journalists and has reiterated his appeal for their cases to be resolved expeditiously and in accordance with the country’s international obligations to protect Continue Reading
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Relatives of abducted children speak out for the disappeared in Lamwo district, northern Uganda. Photo: IRIN/Philippa Croome 30 August 2015 – Marking the fourth International Day of Enforced Disappearances, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon denounced the “alarming” number of acts by that are tantamount to enforced disappearances and appealed to all Member States Continue Reading
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A girl waits with her mother to get hygienic supplies after leaving their home near Donetsk airport, Ukraine, to escape shelling. Photo: UNICEF Ukraine/Pavel Zmey 30 August 2015 – Sounding the alarm on behalf of relief agencies working to meet ongoing needs and jump-start critical preparations for winter in strife-riven eastern Ukraine, the United Nations […]Continue Reading
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MINISTERUL APĂRĂRII NAŢIONALE Direcţia Informare şi Relaţii Publice tel./fax: 021 319 60 22 e-mail: presamapn@mapn.ro Ministrul apărării naţionale, Mircea Duşa, va fi prezent luni, 31 august, de la ora 14.00, la ceremonia de predare – primire a comenzii Diviziei 1 Infanterie DACICA către Divizia Multinaţională de Sud-Est, la sediul marii unităţi din Bucureşti. În Continue Reading
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Structurile operative ale Poliției Române au fost dotate cu încă 250 de autospeciale Dacia Logan, în cadrul procesului de înnoire a parcului auto al Ministerului Afacerilor Interne, aprobat de viceprim-ministrul pentru securitate națională, ministrul afacerilor interne, domnul Gabriel Oprea.   Din dispoziția șefului Poliției Române, chestor general de poliție Petre Tobă, Continue Reading
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Mr. Mark Laity has been involved with the media, information and latterly Strategic Communications for three decades, both as a journalist, mostly with the BBC, and then as a spokesman and senior manager for NATO at various levels. His experience covers all levels from the political and strategic to the frontlines of major conflicts and peacekeeping […]Continue Reading
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By Task Force Air Šiauliai PAO, Maj Antonio CALIANDRO Šiauliai, 27 Aug 2015 – Italy’s support to NATO Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission, featuring under the name “Operation Frontiera Baltica” (Baltic Frontier), is at the closing stage. On 27 August 2015, in the presence of numerous military and civilian authorities, the Italian Air Force detachment […]Continue Reading
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At a joint press conference with President Giorgi Margvelashvili, Mr. Stoltenberg described Georgia as “a strong and reliable contributor to our shared security”. He thanked Georgia for its commitment to its relationship with the Alliance – “a relationship that is getting closer and deeper” – and for being the second largest contributor to NATO’s Resolute […]Continue Reading
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28 August 2015 Ahmad Fawzi, Director a.i. of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva, chaired the briefing, which was attended by spokespersons for the International Organization for Migration, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Children’s Fund, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, United Nations Office for Coordination Continue Reading
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CALENDAR OF MAJOR MEETINGS TO BE HELD AT UNOG IN 2015 The following calendar of meetings scheduled to be held at the United Nations Office at Geneva in 2015 has been established according to information currently available and will be updated as necessary. The calendar is provided as a reference tool for the media. Body […]Continue Reading
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Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction Margareta Wahlström. UN Photo/Pierre Albouy 28 August 2015 – The top United Nations disaster resilience official today said on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina that the ‘true legacy’ of the costliest United States hurricane disaster, which devastated New Orleans and claimed more than 1,800 lives, Continue Reading
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A view of Semipalatinsk Test Site’s ground zero in Kurchatov, Kazakhstan. Remote Semipalatinsk was once the Soviet Union’s primary testing venue for nuclear weapons. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe 28 August 2015 – For the fifth International Day against Nuclear Tests, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed voluntary moratoria on testing imposed by Continue Reading
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Chief of the General Staff — First Deputy Defence Minister of the Russian Armed Forces General of the Army Valery Gerasimov stated that the finished comprehensive force support exercise will provide an opportunity to hold the Center-2015 command-and-staff exercise consistently. According to Valery Gerasimov, the command and control posts were projected to long distances Continue Reading
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In the course of the scheduled exercise, Kuznetsk and Dimitrovgrad rocket ships of the Baltic Fleet successfully performed artillery firing at targets, which were imitating warship detachment of the simulated enemy. The crews also improved their skills in engaging aerial, fast-moving naval targets and floating mines, and conducting EW warfare. The servicemen practiced Continue Reading
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În cursul zilei de azi, 28 august 2015, domnul procuror Bogdan Gabor, vicepreşedintele Consiliului Superior al Magistraturii, domnul judecător Mircea Aron, membru al Consiliului şi reprezentanţi ai aparatului tehnic au avut o întâlnire de lucru cu delegaţia reprezentanţilor Coaliţiei Naţionale pentru Absorbţia Fondurilor Structurale (CNAFS). Întîlnirea a avut ca scop Continue Reading
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INVESTEŞTE ÎN OAMENI! Proiect cofinanţat din Fondul Social European prin Programul Operaţional Sectorial pentru Dezvoltarea Resurselor Umane 2007 – 2013 Axa prioritară 2: „Corelarea învăţării pe tot parcursul vieţii cu piaţa muncii” Domeniul major de intervenţie 2.1: „Tranziţia de la şcoala la viaţa activă” Titlul proiectului: „Profesie: Şcoală, Consiliere, Orientare, Continue Reading
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  COMUNICAT Centrul de Informare şi Relaţii Publice din cadrul Inspectoratului General al Poliţiei Române este împuternicit să facă următoarele precizări: La această oră, Mohammad Munaf, se află în custodia Poliţiei Române. Acesta a fost introdus într-un Centru de Reţinere şi Arest Preventiv al Poliţiei Române, pe baza mandatului de executare a pedepsei cu închisoare […]Continue Reading
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Viceprim-ministrul pentru securitate naţională, ministrul afacerilor interne, Gabriel Oprea, a convocat joi, 27 august 2015, începând cu ora 15.00, la sediul Guvernului României, o şedinţă a Comitetului Naţional pentru Situaţii Speciale de Urgenţă. Şedinţa are ca temă evaluarea riscurilor privind posibilul impact de securitate urmare a creşterii fenomenului imigraţionist Continue Reading