At the UN, there’s the official news, often on delay. Or there’s the real news. Sometimes you have to go Pro

At InnerCityPro Membership signup, option are offered. Or, to access Protected posts / donate, go to innercitypro.com/signup , via PayPal; you will be emailed a password and instructions. The UN itself writes up press releases about its own meetings, about the Secretary General's and Security Council's statements. Ostensibly objective newswires write these up, usually on ...

On Yemen, UN’s Holdover Envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed Issues “Note to Correspondents,” Here

UNITED NATIONS, January 16 (InnerCityPro.com) -- The UN's holdover Envoy on Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, who some say is more concerned with try to keep his position and gravy train than on the continuing killing of Yemenis, on January 16 issued this "Note to Correspondents" -- Aden- The UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail ...

New UNSG Guterres Issues Statement on Death of Portugal’s President Mário Soares

UNITED NATIONS, January 7 (InnerCityPro.com) -- New UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has issued the statement below, in his own name, on the death of Portugal's former President Mário Soares. Statement by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres New York, 7 January 2017 It was with deep emotion and an acute sense of loss that I ...

Day After Kerry’s 72 Minute Speech, State Dep’t Issues His Six “Principles for Middle East Peace,” Here

UNITED NATIONS, December 29 (InnerCityPro.com) -- The day after outgoing US Secretary of State John Kerry's speech, the State Department has issued these points. (Click here for ICP coverage of Kerry's speech). December 29, 2016 Principles for Middle East Peace In his December 28, 2016 Remarks on Middle East Peace, Secretary of State John Kerry ...

After US Abstains on Settlements in UNSC, Kerry Issues Statement Promising… More Comments

UNITED NATIONS, December 23 (InnerCityPro.com) - After the US abstained on the UN Security Council resolution against Israeli settlements, outgoing US Secretary of State John Kerry, headed for the private sector, issued this: Today, the United States acted with one primary objective in mind: to preserve the possibility of the two state solution, which every ...

UNSC Press Statement On Assassination of Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey

UNITED NATIONS, December 19 (InnerCityPro.com) -- After the assassination of Russia's Ambassador to Turkey, the UN Security Council agreed to and issued this Press Statement: Press StatementAssassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack in Ankara, Turkey, on 19 December, which resulted in ...

On Yemen, US, Saudi, UK, Oman and UAE Issue Communique, Amid Bombing Raids & Arms Sales

UNITED NATIONS, December 18 (InnerCityPro.com) -- From meetings in Saudi Arabia, this "Communique" has issued: December 18, 2016 Communiqué on Yemen The Foreign Ministers of the United States, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates met today along with the UN Special Envoy and the Omani Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs.  They discussed ...

On North Korea, UNSC Sanctions Committee Says 5 Ships NOT Linked to Ocean Maritime Management Company

UNITED NATIONS, December 17 (InnerCityPro.com) -- The UN issued this on Saturday evening, stating the five ships are NOT controlled or operated by Ocean Maritime Management Company: 17 DECEMBER 2016 Security Council Committee Established Pursuant to Resolution 1718 (2006) Removes Names of Five Vessels from List of Economic Resources Controlled or Operated by Ocean Maritime Management On 17 ...

UNSG-designate Guterres on the appointment of his Deputy SG, his Chef de Cabinet, and his Senior Adviser on Policy

[On December 15, 2016, Ban Ki-moon's spokesman Stephane Dujarric read out by the below but it was not put on the UN Spokesperson's website, so InnerCityPro.com published it here. Background: http://www.innercitypress.com/guterres13dayone121216.html ] Statement by the Secretary-General-designate on the appointment of his Deputy Secretary-General, his Chef de Cabinet, and his Senior Adviser on PolicyNew York, 15 December ...

On Libya, UN Security Council Churns Out Press Statement Day After Kobler Briefing & Press Q&A, Here

UNITED NATIONS, December 7 (InnerCityPro.com) -- The UN Security Council at 7 pm on December 7 issued a Press Statement on Libya, below, the day after hearing from SRSG Martin Kobler. Inner City Press on December 6 asked Kobler about the letter by now-former Libyan Ambassador to the UN Ibrahim Dabbashi, video here. Now here's ...

Full Text: Next SG Guterres Speaks in DC, UN Reforms Hoped For

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 2 (InnerCityPress.com) -- Here's what Antonio Guterres said in Washington today: SECRETARY-GENERAL-DESIGNATE GUTERRES:  Well, thank you very much, Mr. President.  My visit also is to express my total commitment to work closely with the United States, with the present administration, also with the next administration.   We live in a dangerous world.  ...