Fourth C-130 touches down in Kabul, expands Afghan Air Force capabilities

By Lt. j.g. Charity Edgar Resolute Support Headquarters KABUL, Afghanistan (June 22, 2015) — A C-130 Hercules touched down at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan, June 20, bringing expanded flight capabilities to the Afghan Air Force. After a weeklong journey beginning at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas, […]

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NATO Defence Ministers express strong support for Ukraine

Allied Defence Ministers reaffirmed their unwavering support for Ukraine in a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission on Thursday (25 June 2015). In their talks with Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak, the ministers discussed the security situation in Ukraine, and reviewed NATO’s assistance. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg underlined that Ukraine continues to […]

Defence Ministers decide to bolster the NATO Response Force, reinforce collective defence

Defence Ministers on Wednesday (24 June 2015) took key decisions on strengthening the Alliance’s collective defence, including by increasing the strength and capability of the NATO Response Force. “We have just taken another step forward in adapting NATO to our changed and more challenging security environment,” said Secretary General Jens […]

FUNCŢIILE DE CONDUCERE DIN PARCHETUL DE PE LÂNGĂ ÎNALTA CURTE DE CASAŢIE ŞI JUSTIŢIE 01 iunie 2015

Denumirea funcţiei   Numele şi prenumele procurorului care ocupă funcţia Data numirii în funcţia de conducere Decret al Preşedintelui României Hot.CSM, Ord.MJ sau PG al PÎCCJ de numire Procuror general TIBERIU MIHAIL NIŢU 16.05. 2013 Decret nr. 480/15.05.2013 Prim adjunct al procurorului general DIMITRIE BOGDAN LICU 16.05. 2013 Decret nr. […]

FUNCŢIILE DE CONDUCERE DIN DIRECŢIA NAŢIONALĂ ANTICORUPŢIE 01 iunie 2015

Denumirea funcţiei   Numele şi prenumele procurorului care ocupă funcţia Data numirii în funcţia de conducere Decret al Preşedintelui României Hot. CSM. Procuror şef direcţie Laura Codruţa Kövesi 16.05.2013 Decret nr. 483/15.05.2013 Procuror şef adjunct direcţie Călin Nistor 24.05. 2013 Decret nr. 560/24.05.2013 Procuror şef adjunct direcţie Marius Constantin Iacob […]

Înalta Curte de Casaţie şi Justiţie Magistraţi asistenţi 1 iunie 2015

Înalta Curte de Casaţie şi Justiţie Magistraţi asistenţi 1 iunie 2015 Nr. crt. Nume Prenume Locul de muncă 1. Albu Maria Mihaela Înalta Curte de Casaţie şi Justiţie 2. Avram Adriana Înalta Curte de Casaţie şi Justiţie 3. Barcă Daniela Andreea Înalta Curte de Casaţie şi Justiţie 4. Boboc Monica […]

Sustainable soil management key to curbing climate change and ensuring food security – UN agency

Mountains are critical for the valleys below. Farmers relax in Afghanistan’s Bamyan Valley. Photo: FAO/Giulio Napolitano 23 June 2015 – Mountain soils are of great importance to ecosystem and food security, according to a newly released United Nations-backed publication, which also highlights technical insights and human activities of a sustainable […]

UN Libya envoy meets with armed groups in support of political agreement

Special Representative for Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Bernardino León (right), meeting in Misrata with representatives of armed groups from the city, the Western Mountain and other areas of western Libya. Photo: UNSMIL 23 June 2015 – As part of an overall United […]

Iraq: UN health agency seeks $60 million to keep critical health centres open in conflict areas

Polio vaccination campaign in Iraq – August 2014. Photo: UNAMI 23 June 2015 – With temperatures soaring to over 120 degrees Fahrenheit in some parts of Iraq and the number of people fleeing violence topping 3 million, the World Health Organization fears the closing of nearly 90 per cent of […]

In pivotal year, public servants must rise to the moment – UN chief

Postal services and their employees are celebrating the valuable public service they provide daily. Photo: UPU 7 Print 23 June 2015 – In a world of enormous social, economic and environmental challenges, public services must be accountable and our public servants fully able to rise to the moment, today said […]

New UN office opened in Seoul to monitor human rights issues in DPR Korea

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein speaks to reporters at opening of new UN Human Rights Office in Seoul. Photo: OHCHR 23 June 2015 – A new UN office to work on the human rights situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) was opened […]

Millions of children will fall behind unless new UN development goals focus on most in need – UNICEF

Children playing with toys at Shirichena Primary School, Mhondoro district, in Zimbabwe. Photo: UNICEF/Giacomo Pirozzi 18 Print 23 June 2015 – The global community will fail millions of children if it does not focus on the most disadvantaged, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warns in its final report on […]

ANUNŢ SELECŢIE PARTICIPANŢI SEMINARII PROIECT JUST/2013/JPEN/AG/4495 Social reintegration of sentenced persons: a comprehensive European approach Reintegrarea socială a persoanelor condamnate: o abordare europeană comprehensivă

ANUNŢ SELECŢIE PARTICIPANŢI SEMINARII PROIECT JUST/2013/JPEN/AG/4495 Social reintegration of sentenced persons: a comprehensive European approach Reintegrarea socială a persoanelor condamnate: o abordare europeană comprehensivă În perioada septembrie – octombrie 2015 vor avea loc 3 seminarii dedicate noilor instrumente juridice de recunoaştere reciprocă în materie penală, cu relevanţă pentru obiectivul proiectului, […]

Vice Admiral P D Hudson, CB CBE Commander NATO Allied Maritime Command

Peter Hudson joined the UK’s Royal Navy in 1980 and after a series of watchkeeping appointments he completed warfare training in 1988 during which he specialised as a Navigator. In 1994 he took command of HMS COTTESMORE conducting MCM and Fishery Protection duties around the UK. Following promotion he commanded […]

Standing NATO MCM Group 1 Participates in OPEN SPIRIT 2015 HOD Operation

BALTIC SEA – Today the ships of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) joined in OPEN SPIRIT 2015, an annual Historical Ordnance Disposal operation led this year by the Estonian Navy. OPEN SPIRIT is a multinational Partnership for Peace naval mine clearance and ordnance disposal operation, which will continue […]

Discursul domnului procuror Bogdan GABOR, vicepreşedintele Consiliului Superior al Magistraturii cu prilejul evenimentului de vizibilitate privind încheierea primei faze de implementarea a proiectelor finanţate în cadrul Programului de cooperare Elveţiano – Român şi lansarea modulelor e-learning elaborate în cadrul acestora

                                                  Bucureşti, 22 iunie 2015, orele 09.30-11.30                                 Aula Institutului Naţional […]

General Assembly awards first-ever UN Nelson Mandela Prize to nationals of Namibia and Portugal

Laureates of the 2015 UN Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize Jorge Fernando Branco Sampaio and Helena Ndume. Photos: UN Photo/Ryan Brown and Helena Ndume 22 June 2015 – The President of the United Nations General Assembly announced today that the first-ever United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize will be awarded to […]

If current trends hold, childhood obesity will hit 70 million by 2025, warns UN health agency

A healthy diet can help to alleviate risk factors for a range of chronic diseases linked to obesity. Photo: World Bank/Maria Fleischmann 22 June 2015 – Childhood obesity does not arise from lifestyle choices made by the child, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today, stressing that the huge problem, […]

South Sudan: UN mission reports five people injured in shooting at Juba marketplace

Peacekeepers of the UN Mission in Sudan (UNMISS) man a guard post overlooking a POC (Protection of Civilians) site in Juba. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine 22 June 2015 – The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) today reported that five internally displaced persons (IDPs) – four women and one man – […]

Calendar of World Energy Events 3rd Quarter 2015

Calendar of World Energy Events 3rd Quarter 2015 Conferences, seminars and similar events taking place in the 3rd Quarter of 2015 (as notified to the PR and Information Department by June 15, 2015) July 1–3 Delhi, India July 6 Libreville, Gabon July 7 London, UK July 9–10 Singapore July 13–16 […]

OPEC daily basket price stood at $59.96 a barrel Friday, 19 June 2015

Vienna, Austria, 22 June 2015–The price of OPEC basket of twelve crudes stood at 59.96 dollars a barrel on Friday, compared with $60.55 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. (View Archives) The new OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes (ORB) is made up of the following: Saharan Blend (Algeria), […]

Nepal: in the wake of earthquakes, UNICEF speeds up response to prevent child trafficking

Photo: UNICEF/NYHQ2015-1113/Anthony 22 June 2015 – At least 245 children have been intercepted from being trafficked and unnecessarily or illegally placed in children’s care homes since the first earthquake hit Nepal almost two months ago, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reported. The children’s organisation is working with the government […]

Afghanistan: UNAMA condemns killing of 16 civilians by improvised explosive device

An aerial view of Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: UNAMA/Ari Gaitanis 21 June 2015 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has condemned today the killing of 16 civilians, and injuring of several others, when their minibus hit an improvised explosive device (IED) on Saturday. Mostly women and children, the […]

As Burundi elections draw near, Ban sends Special Envoy in support of regional efforts

UNICEF Tanzania and partners are working hard to provide lifesaving medicines, medical supplies, cholera beds, buckets, blankets and vaccines as refugees from Burundi continue to arrive in high numbers. Photo: UNICEF Tanzania/Fredy Lyimo 21 June 2015 – Concerned by the political crisis in Burundi, “which threatens to undo more than […]

Gaza probe finds “unprecedented” devastation

The Gaza conflict last year caused “unprecedented” devastation and death, especially in the Palestinian territories, United Nations investigators said Monday. In a report commissioned by the UN Human Rights Council, investigators expressed concern at what they called a “huge increase” in firepower during the 51-day war between Israel and Palestinian […]

The North Atlantic Treaty Washington D.C. – 4 April 1949

The Parties to this Treaty reaffirm their faith in the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations and their desire to live in peace with all peoples and all governments. They are determined to safeguard the freedom, common heritage and civilisation of their peoples, founded on the […]

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