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Peace and Security in Africa: Ebola

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Statement by HE Mr Gary Quinlan, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations   Madam President, As we now recognise – almost too late – the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is unprecedented in its scale, its geographic reach, and its impact. Read more


United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Statement by HE Mr Gary Quinlan, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations        Madam President I thank Special Representative Ján Kubiš for his briefing and recognise his instrumental contribution to Afghanistan’s transition, as well as that of the entire UNAMA team and the wider UN. Read more


Responsibility to Protect

UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY Informal interactive dialogue on the report of the Secretary-General on the responsibility to protect Statement by HE Ms Philippa King, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations   Thank you Mr Moderator, and we acknowledge your contribution to the cause of atrocity prevention, and that of your colleague Dr Jennifer Welsh. Read more


Children and Armed Conflict

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Statement by HE Mr Gary Quinlan, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations   Madam President First, I must thank Special Representative Leila Zerrougui, UNICEF and DPKO for their indispensable efforts to keep children affected by conflict safe. Read more


Security Council Press Statement: UNDOF

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Security Council press statement on UNDOF The members of the Security Council strongly condemned continued attacks today on United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) positions in the Golan Heights. Read more


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