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The Situation in Ukraine

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Ad hoc right of reply by HE Mr Gary Quinlan, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations 24 October 2014 (Ad hoc comments – as delivered) Thank you Madam President, I’ll be extremely brief. Read more


Security Council Press Statement: Terrorist Attack in Sinai, Egypt

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL  Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attack in Sinai Peninsula, Egypt The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks on 24 Octobehr in the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, killing and injuring dozens of Egyptian soldiers. Read more


The Situation in Ukraine

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Statement by HE Mr Gary Quinlan, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations 24 October 2014   Thank you, Madam President, and thanks to Assistant-Secretaries-General Simonovic and Fernandez-Taranco for their briefings. Read more


Open Debate on Working Methods

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Statement by HE Mr Gary Quinlan, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations 23 October 2014   Thank you Madam President for convening this debate, and for Argentina’s and your own leadership in improving the Council’s working methods as Chair of the Working Group. Read more


International Trade Policy - Cairns Group Statement

UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY - Second Committee Trade Debate Delivered by the Hon Alan Griffin, MP, on behalf of the Cairns Group 22 October 2014   Mr Chair I have the honour today to speak on behalf of the Cairns Group of 20 agricultural exporting countries, namely, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, Uruguay and Viet Nam. Read more


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