United Nations

Statement by the Prime Minister on the 75th anniversary of the signing of the Charter of the United Nations

Friday, June 26, 2020 - 2:00pm

OTTAWA, ON, June 26,2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 75th anniversary of the signing of the Charter of the United Nations:

Key Points: 
  • OTTAWA, ON, June 26,2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 75th anniversary of the signing of the Charter of the United Nations:
    "On this day 75 years ago, Canada and 49 other countries signed the Charter of the United Nations .
  • This historic moment created the United Nations (UN), an international organization that promotes cooperation, dialogue, and peace around the world a mission it held in 1945 and still does today.
  • "The UN Charter lays out the fundamental purpose of the UN as an organization committed to peace and security, social progress, better living standards, and human rights.
  • The UN now includes 193 Member States that have committed to these shared values and goals.

On UN's 75th Anniversary, AJC's Essential Advocacy for Human Rights in UN Charter Detailed in New Publication

Friday, June 26, 2020 - 1:27pm

"On this milestone anniversary, it is important to recall AJC's longstanding commitment to the idea of universal human rights and to promoting American leadership in pursuit of their realization," said Gaer.

Key Points: 
  • "On this milestone anniversary, it is important to recall AJC's longstanding commitment to the idea of universal human rights and to promoting American leadership in pursuit of their realization," said Gaer.
  • "The incredible achievement of the UN Charter is not only a testament to AJC's effectiveness, but also to the enduring resonance of the values that have informed our advocacy for decades."
  • The UN Commission on Human Rights, which the consultants insisted the Charter mention by name, drafted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in December 1948, as well as the core international human rights treaties.
  • UN human rights mechanisms that succeeded them, while imperfect, have provided essential protection for the human rights of millions of people worldwide in the decades since.

Up to eight years in prison for leaders of German car theft gang

Friday, June 19, 2020 - 4:06pm

It also enabled them to proceed to a consolidated trial against all eleven defendants, based on solid evidence.

Key Points: 
  • It also enabled them to proceed to a consolidated trial against all eleven defendants, based on solid evidence.
  • The organised criminal group (OCG), which was coordinated from a base in Lithuania, operated in Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium.
  • The leaders in Lithuania communicated in code language with the gang members on the ground in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.
  • To enable a consolidated trial to be brought against all of them, the two gang leaders and five gang members, who had been arrested in Lithuania, were subsequently transferred to Germany.

The UN is going to consider the Vitaspace Declaration on Radical Life Extension

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 2:00pm

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, June 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Vitaspace project was founded by the famous Russian entrepreneur Andrey Fomenko in 2018.

Key Points: 
  • ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, June 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Vitaspace project was founded by the famous Russian entrepreneur Andrey Fomenko in 2018.
  • The other day, Vitaspace members published a petition at http://www.change.org calling for the acception of their Declaration on Radical Life Extension to ensure that all people and nations respect its foundations and promote its initiatives.
  • The founders of Vitaspace have also sent an official letter to the UN to consider and support this document.
  • As Vitaspace citizens believe, radical prolongation of life and youth is a real opportunity, not an unattainable goal.

Statement by the Prime Minister on the outcome of the United Nations Security Council vote

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 11:48pm

OTTAWA, ON, June 17, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the outcome of the United Nations Security Council vote:

Key Points: 
  • OTTAWA, ON, June 17, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the outcome of the United Nations Security Council vote:
    "On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to congratulate Norway, Ireland, India, and Mexico on their election to the United Nations (UN) Security Council, and thank all countries for engaging with Canada throughout this campaign.
  • "Canada sought election on the UN Security Council to work with the world to help build a better future that benefits everyone.
  • One that furthers sustainable peace, addresses the impacts of climate change, promotes economic security, advances gender equality, and strengthens multilateralism.
  • "Throughout every step of our campaign, and in a time of global uncertainty, we promoted the Canadian values of peace, freedom, democracy, and human rights.

Global Advertising Industry Leaders Unite to Amplify World Health Organization COVID-19 Health Alert

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 3:57pm

Members of the advertising and digital Out-of-Home industry help amplify WHO's dedicated messaging services in 7 languages about COVID-19 across the globe.

Key Points: 
  • Members of the advertising and digital Out-of-Home industry help amplify WHO's dedicated messaging services in 7 languages about COVID-19 across the globe.
  • "By working with PVBLIC Foundation, which we know has the ability to organize and activate the global advertising community, we will help people get this information in real-time by connecting them to the World Health Organization (WHO) Health Alert on WhatsApp."
  • "Thanks to a network of amazing advertising industry leaders, ready to support the World Health Organization's COVID-19 Health Alert facts, is now being reinforced to people around the world, through online and Out of Home (OOH) digital media preventing misinformation about the disease.
  • www.mediakeys.com
    About WHO: The World Health Organization was established by constitution on 7 April 1948, which is commemorated as World Health Day.

Global Advertising Industry Leaders Unite to Amplify World Health Organization COVID-19 Health Alert

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 3:57pm

Members of the advertising and digital Out-of-Home industry help amplify WHO's dedicated messaging services in 7 languages about COVID-19 across the globe.

Key Points: 
  • Members of the advertising and digital Out-of-Home industry help amplify WHO's dedicated messaging services in 7 languages about COVID-19 across the globe.
  • "By working with PVBLIC Foundation, which we know has the ability to organize and activate the global advertising community, we will help people get this information in real-time by connecting them to the World Health Organization (WHO) Health Alert on WhatsApp."
  • "Thanks to a network of amazing advertising industry leaders, ready to support the World Health Organization's COVID-19 Health Alert facts, is now being reinforced to people around the world, through online and Out of Home (OOH) digital media preventing misinformation about the disease.
  • www.mediakeys.com
    About WHO: The World Health Organization was established by constitution on 7 April 1948, which is commemorated as World Health Day.

Statement From the Ad Hoc Argentine Bondholder Group advised by White & Case LLP

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 6:50am

NEW YORK, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- "The IMF's statement on Argentina indicates that it is possible to reach an implementable and sustainable debt restructuring and for Argentina to improve its current position.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- "The IMF's statement on Argentina indicates that it is possible to reach an implementable and sustainable debt restructuring and for Argentina to improve its current position.
  • The difference between the Government's most recent proposal and our group's joint proposal with the Exchange Bondholder Group is approximately 1.5% of GDP spread across the next decade to 2030, and a further 1% of GDP from 2031-2040.The task is with the Government to overcome this difference and secure a path out of default.
  • The Government should take action now to lead the country toward a pragmatic resolution that would be welcomed by the international financial community."

Statement From the Ad Hoc Argentine Bondholder Group advised by White & Case LLP

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 6:41am

NEW YORK, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- "The IMF's statement on Argentina indicates that it is possible to reach an implementable and sustainable debt restructuring and for Argentina to improve its current position.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- "The IMF's statement on Argentina indicates that it is possible to reach an implementable and sustainable debt restructuring and for Argentina to improve its current position.
  • The difference between the Government's most recent proposal and our group's joint proposal with the Exchange Bondholder Group is approximately 1.5% of GDP spread across the next decade to 2030, and a further 1% of GDP from 2031-2040.The task is with the Government to overcome this difference and secure a path out of default.
  • The Government should take action now to lead the country toward a pragmatic resolution that would be welcomed by the international financial community."

Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

OTTAWA, May 29, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers:

Key Points: 
  • OTTAWA, May 29, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers:
    "Today, we join the international community to recognize the courage, selflessness, and sacrifices of the more than 1 million people who have served as United Nations (UN) peacekeepers since 1948.
  • "Whatever their nationalities or cultural backgrounds, UN peacekeepers share a common purpose: to protect those most vulnerable and help countries transition from conflict to peace.
  • Every day, they work tirelessly to provide essential help and give hope to millions of people affected by conflicts.
  • Around the world, UN peacekeepers are stepping up their efforts and finding new ways to assist the people they serve.