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Declaration by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the European Union on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, 17 May 2015

On this International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the EU stands together with LGBTI people all around the world in the struggle to end discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity. All human beings are equal in dignity and all are entitled to enjoy their rights as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Over [...]

2017-01-07T17:03:43+00:00 18/05/2015|Categories: Uncategorized, Spain at the UN|

UN Security Council Press Statement on Al Shabaab attack against UNICEF in Garowe, Somalia

The members of the Security Council are outraged by today’s attack against a United Nations vehicle in Garowe, Somalia, for which Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility and which has caused numerous deaths and injuries. The members of the Security Council condemned this appalling act in the strongest terms. The members of the Security Council offered their condolences to the families [...]

2015-04-20T21:48:08+00:00 20/04/2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

The reform of the Security Council is possible

Uniting for Consensus launches its PROPOSAL for the reform of the United Nations Security Council UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL REFORM IS POSSIBLE Compromise to achieve broad-based consensus is needed UNITING FOR CONSENSUS IS COMMITTED TO THIS APPROACH: There is widespread agreement that comprehensive reform of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is in the collective interest of Member States and [...]

2017-01-07T17:03:46+00:00 25/03/2015|Categories: Uncategorized, Spain at the UN|

Speech of the Foreign Minister of Spain at the Security Council Open Debate on Maintenance of International Peace and Security

Mr. President,   Allow me to first warmly congratulate you personally for the People's Republic of China’s organization of this high level open debate. I join those who have done the same in previous statements. Spain supports the statement that the Delegation of the European Union will make on behalf of the Member States.    These good wishes are more than [...]

2017-01-07T17:03:47+00:00 24/02/2015|Categories: Uncategorized, Spain at the UN|

UN Security Council Press Statement on Lebano

Members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the killing of a UNIFIL Spanish peacekeeper which occurred in the context of fire exchanges along the Blue Line on 28 January 2015. The Members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy to the family of the fallen peacekeeper and to the Government of Spain. The Members of the Security [...]

2015-02-04T21:31:56+00:00 04/02/2015|Categories: Spain at the UN|

Speech of Spain in the anti-semitism meeting at the United Nation

I would like to welcome holding a specific debate in the General Assembly on the issue of antisemitism.   There is a concerning increase in attacks and anti-Semitic attitudes in many parts of the world. The Pew Research Center has noted that there has been a rise in anti-Semitism in 75 countries. The terrorist attack committed a few days ago [...]

2017-01-07T17:03:48+00:00 04/02/2015|Categories: Uncategorized, Spain at the UN|

Speech of His Majesty the King at African Union Summit

I would like to begin by thanking Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and the Ethiopian people for extending me this kind invitation to come to Addis Ababa, and for giving me such a warm and hospitable welcome. I would also like to express my gratitude to the Prime Minister for his heartfelt words, in which he highlighted Spain’s efforts to get closer [...]

2017-01-07T17:03:48+00:00 30/01/2015|Categories: Uncategorized, Spain at the UN|

2015 UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza Conference. Water and Sustainable Development: from Vision to Action. 15-17 January 2015

The UN-Water Annual Zaragoza Conferences serve UN-Water to prepare for World Water Day. This conference is part of the road map for World Water Day 2015, which will focus on "water and sustainable development". The post-2015 international agenda for water will be decided in 2015. The UN-Water International Zaragoza Conference will start the year focusing on how to bring the [...]

2017-01-07T17:03:50+00:00 13/01/2015|Categories: Uncategorized, Spain at the UN|